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Greater St. John AME Church
Saturday December 4th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Celebration of Life

Greater St. John AME Church
Saturday December 4th, 2021

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Douglas R. Jackson

“To everything there's a time to be born “Ecc.3:1 A time to be born.
On August 21, 1967, a precious and handsome baby boy was born to W.C. and Christine Combs. Doug was the 7th Child of seven children. He gave his life to Christ on March 7, 2021, and was faithful until his transition.

“When I was a child “1corinthians13:1 Doug was educated at Biloxi High School.

“I must work the works of him that sent me. “John9:4
Doug was employed at D'Iberville high school located in the Harrison County School District. There he touched the hearts of many, and he will be truly missed.

“Unto us a child is born” Isaiah9:6 Douglas Ray Jackson united in holy matrimony to his wife and companion of thirty-two years to Shelia Jackson. They were godparents to Jevonte Brown and Mariah Coleman.

“Blessed are they that morn” Mathew5:14
Forever Cherishing his memories are his loving and devoted wife Shelia Jackson, Mother Christine Combs, mother-in-law Mary Ann Tate. Three Sisters Gale Jackson, Clara Jackson, Evangelist Brenda (Steve)Jackson, two brothers Anthony (late Janie) all of Biloxi, MS, Willie Jackson (Juliet)Jackson of Pascagoula, MS. Two brothers in laws Anthony (Short Dog) Morrisette and Damon Tate. Three nieces Krystal Jackson, Kristian Jackson, and Toni Jackson. Five nephews Adonis Jackson, James Combs, DeAngelo Jackson, Steven Jackson, and Cory Jackson. A host of great nieces and nephews. Special friends Lee Donald, Anderson Sullivan, James Jones, and Bryan Hartley. Proceeding him death are Father W.C. Combs, one brother Michael Jackson, one niece Angeline Combs, and one sister-in-law Janie Jackson.

“Yea, though walk through the valley of the shadow of death “Psalms23:4
On Wednesday afternoon November 24,2021, Doug answered his call from HEAVENLY FATHER and peacefully made his transition into eternal peace in Biloxi, MS at the age of 54.

“I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you.”
When do you think people claim to be the happiest in their lives? As a child? 20s & 30s? Surprisingly the older that we get the happier that we generally feel. Perhaps there is a sense of calm and understanding the closer that we get to the end of our time on earth. The understanding that we will soon. Join God in heaven who has not forgotten us no matter our age. He will carry us when we need him sustaining us on the oath to heaven. Take your rest my love no more suffering. Love your loving wife, Shelia.

“So, teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.”
We will all die. There is no magic pill or treatment that will allow you to live longer. Remember that your time is short and decide what you won’t to do with that time. You may won’t to consider using that time to seek and serve the lord. That is the only truly lasting thing that we can do with our time. It is our best use of it, and God is glorified by it.

Taking a loss
Sometimes in life we take losses, Losses that can never be replace. Losing my uncle has been one of the hardest things I’ve had to deal with. He was like a father I never had. We had so much fun together. I going to really miss him. I’m not ready to say goodbye. I would give anything for one more day or second with my uncle again. I’m learning to trust unconditional love because with death loves never dies. Our bond cannot be broken even through you’re not here physically you are always in my heart, and it will live within me. God saw you getting tired, no more pain or suffering. Rest in peace unc we know you are in a better place. See you when I get there! Love you Uncle Doug. Your niece Krystal
Very special Uncle
I had a wonderful uncle the one that never grew old.
I had a uncle with a heart that was solid as gold.
I had a uncle that turnt up with us he was the life of the party we couldn’t wait until he came around. I can’t think of anything more than to see your face again and laugh with you and spend time with you again. My heart is broken even though I you’re in a better place it’s not a second, I don’t think about you and I’m going to miss you every day. Your memories will forever live through me. UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN! LLUNCLEDOUG AKA DOUGIE FRESH!! Love your niece Toni

Services will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Greater St. John AME Church at 2:00 pm. Visitation will start at 1:00 pm.

Infinity Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Douglas Jackson. For inquiries, please call 228-436-6722.

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