MINEOLA-A memorial service for Michael H. Jackson, 67, Mineola, was held October 10 at First United Methodist Church of Mineola with Rev. Paul Thomasson officiating. A celebration of life followed at the Ministries Center located at 612 Newsom Street.
Mr. Jackson, known to friends as Mike, died October 6, 2017, due to a lengthy illness. He was born November 1, 1949, in Dallas to Robert and Betty Griffin.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Ellen Harle Jackson; daughters, Michelle Couey and Julie Rhoden; a son, Jeffrey Jackson; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Mr. Jackson served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1972 and burial will take place at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.