Clarice Jackson, 89, of Center, Texas, passed away on May 6, 2018 in Nacogdoches. She was born on November 22, 1928 in Patroon to Willie Jordan Risinger and Zelma Gann Risinger. Funeral services will be at 11 AM on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Don Windham officiating. Interment will follow at Patroon Cemetery.
A visitation will be held from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at Mangum Funeral Home.
Clarice grew up in the Patroon Community and attended Shelbyville High School. She spent her life dedicated to her family. A loving and doting mother, Clarice was a stay-at-home mom who made sure her children were cared for in the best way possible. Her time with them was of most importance. She also spent a lot of time in the kitchen cooking and having family and friends over to enjoy food and fun together.
Clarice is survived by her children, Kenneth Ray Jackson and wife, Juanella Marie, Alvin Glenn Jackson and wife, Vicki, William Larry Jackson and wife Anita, Richard Keith Jackson and wife, Rhonda, Johnny Stanley and wife, Angie, Jeffrey Jackson and Marlena Williams and husband, Wayne; twenty-four grandchildren; thirty-four great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Belton Jackson; parents, Willie and Zelma Risinger; son, Ronnie Jackson; daughters, Wanda Lynn Jackson and Debra Rena Jackson; brother, Herman Risinger; and sister-in-law, Retta.
Pallbearers will be Dustin Jackson, Blake Jackson, Jody Jackson, Brookes Jackson, Jacob Jackson, Trace Jackson, Trevor Jackson, Tim Jacobs and Jerron Hodges.
Honorary pallbearers will be Brayden Hodges, Brian Stanley, Kevin Jackson, A.J. Jackson, Dayton White, Ethan Jackson, Liam Khalil, Marco Khalil, Carlin Jackson, Larry Jackson and Justin Jackson.
The family is being served by Mangum Funeral Home in Center. To send condolences or to sign an online register, please visit www.mangumfh.net.