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Amon Monroe Jackson

December 29, 2005

AMON MONROE JACKSON

Funeral services for Amon Monroe Jackson, 88, Baldwin City, were Wednesday at Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin City. Mr. Jackson died Dec. 20, 2005, at Baldwin Healthcare and Rehabilitation, Baldwin City.

He was born Aug. 17, 1917, at Purdy, Mo., the son of Curtis and Laura (Terry) Jackson. He attended Stotts City, Mo., area schools.

He married Freddie (Deane) Scott April 26, 1941, at Mt. Vernon, Mo. She died April 1, 1998. During his early teen years, he worked in the California peach orchards. He drove for MFA feed supply, worked for Carnation Milk and was a mechanic for Victory Cab Co. in Kansas City, Kan. He moved to Baldwin City in 1956 and worked for Farmland for 25 years, retiring in 1979. He was an athlete in his youth and was scouted by the St. Louis Browns baseball team.

Survivors include two sons, Curtis Jackson and his wife, Alberta, Baldwin City, and Wayne Jackson and his wife, Linda, Baldwin City; three daughters, Shirley Hall and her husband, Larry, Las Vegas, Nev., Kathy Brumley, Lawrence, and Terri Caruthers and her husband, Randy, Baldwin City; one son-in-law, Ed Wall, Santa Maria, Calif.; a nephew, Ed Jackson and his wife, Judy, Ottawa; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife; a son, Thomas Jackson; a brother, Herman Jackson; two sisters, Lena Snow and Bernadine Morford.

Burial was at Central Union Cemetery, Stotts City, Mo. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice Care of Lenexa and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, PO Box 64, Baldwin City, KS 66006.

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