Rev. Scott Jackson Jr., 98, was born in Scarboro, Ga., on November 24, 1924, to the late Rev. Scott Jackson Sr. and Zillie Jackson. He entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 5, 2023, at Gordon Hospice House of Statesville, N.C..

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lacier Anna Harris Jackson; daughter, Katherine; and six brothers, William, Grady, James, Lewis, Albert, and Issac.

Rev. Jackson was the Associate Minister of New Birth Worship Center and was employed with the U.S. Postal Service for thirty-one years and received the USPS highest award, “The Superior Accomplishment for Recognition of Noble Performance.”

He attended Hood Theological Seminary Extension School in Brooklyn, N.Y., New York Bible Institute, Bethel Bible Institute, and New Theological Seminary College in New Rochelle, N.Y., and received his Bachelor of Religious Education and Bachelor of Theology Degree from United Christian College in New York. He pastored several AME Zion churches until he retired.

Rev. Jackson leaves to cherish the memories of his life three daughters, Marlena Jackson-Ilgner, Katherine, and LaSarah Jackson (Shequita King), and Shana (Timothy) Summers; one sister, Mary Alice; one nephew, Vincent; five grandchildren, Yvette Jackson (Roger), Kimberly (Dioni) James, Channin (Towanda) Jackson, Adekunle ( Kimberlee) Adeyemi, and Dereon Jackson; six great grandchildren, Logan, Karter, Owen, and Ryleigh; godchildren, Mae Carroll, Denise Lawton-Fleming, Dwayne ( Terra) Carroll, Betty Mensah, Desmond (Tomeka), and Jacobi Gray; and over 35 foster children, and a host of other cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, March 9, 2023, at New Birth Worship Center. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 noon. Rev. James Hunt will give the eulogy. Burial will be at New Birth Memorial Gardens, East Bend, N.C..

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Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Jackson family.