- April 3, 1935 - June 17, 2012
- Bayou Vista, Louisiana
of Alton's Passing
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“Daddy, I will always have you on my heart while I'm on the earth. There is not a day that goes by that I don't think of you. My days will never be...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: NICKI SAUCE - MORGAN CITY, LA
“The first man I ever loved. He did no wrong in my eyes. I will always love and miss you Daddy.
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2 of 15 | Posted by: Zonia Jackson - Patterson, LA
“it was so good being at the family reunion in april after all these years, what a wonderful day and it was so good to see uncle Hayward there also. U...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie - Cochran, GA - niece
“Hayward will always be remembered as more like my brother than my uncle. He will be missed but not forgotten. I'm really so sorry that we could not...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Donald & Phyllis Jackson - FL
“Hayward-Friend, Uncle and most of all Edwards "HERO". So sorry for for this loss. Helen A. Jackson
5 of 15 | Posted by: HELEN JACKSON - AR - Friend
“Hayword will surely be missed by all his friends and family, he was more like a brother to me than an uncle, he is 10 years and 5 months older than...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Ronald Jackson - Altha, FL
“I will always keep your friendly memories in my heart and mind. Terribly missed already.3
7 of 15 | Posted by: Kenneth Whalen - Berwick, LA
“Those we love don't go away,
They walk beside us every day,
Unseen, unheard, but always near,
Still loved, still missed and very dear.
I'm so...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Gwen Willoughby - Morgan City, LA
“my thoughts and prayers are with the entire family, z I knew your dad he was a fine man.
9 of 15 | Posted by: Billy Williams - morgan city,la., LA
“My deepest condolenences to the family of Mr Alton Jackson.
He was truly an amazing person.
10 of 15 | Posted by: Melissa Barrilleaux - Berwick, LA
“We would like to express our condolences for your loss. Uncle Hayward was a very special man and touched the heart of a lot of people, he will be...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Hayward Hurst & Family - GA
“My Dearest Uncle Hayward,
Such a gentle man, with his southern,cajun voice, so sweet...You will be missed...in so many places in this world.....Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Wanda Benton - Ochlocknee, GA
“Uncle Hayward always had time for everybody. He helped anybody that asked for help. He will truly be missed by his family and friends. A good man....Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Tommy Hurst - Coolidge Ga, GA
“Uncle Hayward... I never got to know you that well, but I was always intrigued by your luring personality and that wonderful cajun swagger you wore...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: joey key - thomaville, GA
“I will miss my favorite Uncle Hayward so much!
I will always be grateful for the wonderful summer I spent in Lousianna with Him, Aunt Betty, Dean,...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Cheryle Benton - Boston, GA
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at 9:30 AM at Ibert's Mortuary in Patterson for Alton Hayward Jackson, 77, a native of Hartsvield, GA and a resident of Bayou Vista for the past 33 years, who went home to his Lord on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at 11:25 AM at his home with his family at his side. Burial will follow in Ibert's Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Randy Plessala will officiate the services.
Mr. Jackson was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during the Korean War. He enjoyed Sunday gatherings at his home with all of his family and friends. He worked for Tide Water Marine for 20 years, and was the owner of Atchafalaya Seafood Restaurant and My Place. He never turned anyone in need away and loved his nieces and nephews as much as his children. He will be deeply missed.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Betty Graves Jackson of Bayou Vista; four children, Dean Hugo Jackson and his wife Stacy of Bayou Vista, Robert Eugene Jackson and his companion Bethany Williams of Stephensville, Zonia Lee Jackson and her fiancé Gene Turner of Patterson, and Nicki Jo Ann Sauce and her husband Rafe of Bayou Vista; one sister, Joyce Jackson of Thomasville, GA; ten grandchildren, Nick Joseph, Christopher Keith, Mariah Whitney, Sarah Lynn, Cameron Hugo, Robert Hayward (Bo), Michael Keith, Stefanie Diane, Cory Alden, Blaze Jo-Nicole; ten great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew Hugo Jackson and Bertha Lee Tucker Jackson; as well as five brothers and five sisters.
A gathering of family and friends will be held Monday at Ibert's Mortuary from 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM, and again Tuesday from 8:00 AM until time of service at 9:30 AM.
Serving as pallbearers will be Dean Jackson, Robert Jackson, Nick Joseph Jackson, Christopher Keith Jackson, Robert Hayward (Bo) Jackson, and Michael Keith Jackson.
To view the online obituary and memory book please visit www.iberts.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia St., Patterson, LA 70392, (985)-395-7873.