WINDER – Jackson Ambrose, 75, died Thursday, June 28, 2012.
He was the son of the late Ambrose and Lorene Segars Jackson. He was a 1955 graduate of Winder High School and a 1959 graduate of the University of Georgia He was employed by Carwood Manufacturing and Duck Head from 1962 to 2004. He then worked for the City of Winder from 2004 to 2012. He was a member of Winder First Baptist Church for over 50 years and a member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class. He served as a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and on the Board of Trustees. He also worked as a volunteer for the Tree House and for Relay for Life. He was a member of the Winder Lodge #333 F. & A.M. for 48 years, raised to Master Mason Degree in May of 1964. Mr. Ambrose was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Frank Chastain.
Survivors include his wife, Beverly Chastain Jackson, married in 1958; daughters and sons-in-law, Cindy and Randy Blalock and Kathy and Chris Akins, all of Winder; grandchildren, Chase Akins and Sara Grace Akins; nephew, Robby (Tracy) Pierson; great-nephew, Levi Feehan, Frisco, Texas; niece, Sarah (Benji) Feehan, Frisco, Texas; and great-nieces, Chelsea and Anna Pierson.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 30, at 11 a.m., from the Winder First Baptist Church with John Talley officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday, June 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home.
The family has requested memorial contributions be made to The Tree House, P.O. Box 949, Winder, GA 30680.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.