Glen G. Jackson

February 24, 1930 ~ March 11, 2022 (age 92)


Glen G. Jackson, age 92 of Centerville, Iowa passed away Friday, March 11, 2022 at Centerville Specialty Care.

He was born in Centerville, Iowa on February 24, 1930, the son of John W. and Bessie J. (Gray) Jackson.  Glen was united in marriage to Margaret Vestal on October 25, 1953 in Centerville and to this union of marriage, the couple were blessed with three children, Stephen, Dennis, and Scott.

Beginning in 1946, Glen became a self-employed truck driver, an occupation he would diligently maintain for most of his adult life.  Bound by a strong work ethic and committed to the success of his family’s business, Glen maximized his work efforts on a daily basis to insure the prosperity of Jackson Trucking.  Simply stated, Glen lived to work and continued to live this lifestyle until his eventual retirement.

Left to honor his memory include three children, Stephen Jackson of Centerville, Iowa, Dennis (Donna) Jackson of Centerville, Iowa and Scott (Kelly) Jackson of Centerville, Iowa; nine grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; as well as many other family members.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents, John and Bessie Jackson; his loving wife, Margaret Jackson; one brother, Russell Jackson; as well as three sisters, Viola Collier, Mary Holbrook and Nellie Lovison.

Private graveside services will be held at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Cincinnati.  Friends and family are welcome to come in on Monday, March 14, 2022 and the sign the guest book, as well as leave a memorial at Lange Funeral Home and Crematory, 1900 S. 18th St., Centerville, Iowa, 52544.  The memorial has been established to the Appanoose County Historical Society and may be left at or mailed to Lange Funeral Home in Centerville.  Condolences may be shared online at or on our funeral home Facebook page. 

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