Rev. George L. Jackson

4/22/2018

Retired Local Pastor Rev. George L. Jackson died April 22, 2018.

The arrangements are as follows:

  • A celebration of Rev. Jackson's life at Magnolia Chapel Funeral Home South (6100 Old Greensboro Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405 ) on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 2 p.m. 
  • His family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Rev. Jackson served as pastor of Oxmoor; Lovers Lane; Bethel Camp Haygood; Southside; Pine Grove; Arnolds Chapel; and Tuscaloosa Southside United Methodist Churches. While serving churches he became the assistant administrator/chaplain at the skilled nursing facility where his mother resided. He this saw the opportunity to work in the nursing home as a new way to serve his community. In 1971, Rev. Jackson became the administrator at Heritage Health Care & Rehab. For over fifty years, Rev. Jackson was a force in the nursing home industry in Alabama. The Alabama Nursing Home Association named him Nursing Home Administrator of the Year in 1992 and 1993. Rev. Jackson was the oldest active nursing home administrator in the state of Alabama, and in 2017, on his 90th birthday, the Alabama Senate honored him by passing a resolution to recognize his exemplary career and service to others.

Please remember his wife Gloria and family in your prayers.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, D.C., 20090.


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