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Joseph Henry Jackson / November 16, 2017

Joseph Henry Jackson, 69, of Glendale Drive, South Boston, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 at Duke Regional Hospital, Durham, N.C. He was born in Halifax County on Jan. 5, 1948, a son of the late George D. Scott and Flossie Jackson Scott and was married to Victoria Jackson. He was a member of Jeter Chapel Baptist Church and a United States Army veteran.

Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife, Victoria Jackson of the home; three sons, Joseph H. Jackson Jr. (Jackie) of Ogden, Utah, Jamel A. Jackson of Greensboro, N.C., and Jeffrey L. Jackson of South Boston; two daughters, Ingrid M. Bessard (Preston) and Karen Clark, both of Raleigh, N.C., 11 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; one sister, Doris Scott of Stanton; one brother, Anthony Scott (Brenda) of South Boston, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Larry D. Scott.

A funeral will be held Friday, Nov. 17 at 1 p.m. at Jeter Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Vaughn Brayboy officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Military Rites by American Legion Post 99 and the United States Army Honor Guard.

Public viewing will be Thursday, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Thursday at his home, 128 Glendale Drive, South Boston.

Arrangements by Jeffress Funeral Home.

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