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May 8, 2014

Wanda Asher Jackson

Athens — BROWNSBORO-Services for Wanda Asher Jackson, 82 of Brownsboro are scheduled for 10:00 A M Saturday at New Hope Methodist Church with Rev. Brooks Taylor officiating.

Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.

Mrs. Jackson passed away May 7, 2014 in Tyler.

She was born February 9, 1932 in Murchison to the late Alton Wilson and Lois Odell Saxon Asher. Following graduation from Athens High School in 1949 she attended Henderson County Junior College. She was a resident of Brownsboro most of her adult life. Wanda was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church where she served as secretary-treasurer many years, taught Sunday School and was a communion steward.

Survivors include her husband of 63 years Chester Jackson, Brownsboro; son Tommy Jackson and wife Sherry, Princeton; daughters Donna Swaim and husband Gary, Wake Village, Jo Ann Peters, Brownsboro; brother Jimmie Asher, Lawton, Oklahoma; five grandchildren Jeffrey Peters, Jason Peters, Kelly Peters, Wesley Frizzell, Paula Herrick; 3 great grandchildren; special friends Marvene Lewis and Betty Boles.

Pallbearers will be Jeffrey Peters, David Parker, Jason Peters, Keith Robertson, Michael Magee, E. C. “Junior” Lewis.

Honorary pallbearers will be Derl Adair, Jerry Taylor, Dan Mack Saxon, Carlton Dyer, C. N. McLean, Gary Swaim, Adrian Olson.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6-7:30 Friday at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to New Hope United Methodist Church, P O Box 427, Brownsboro, Texas 75756 or The Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75701.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com

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