Berlun Gene Jackson

Mr. Berlun Gene Jackson, 85 of Grant passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at his home. Funeral services were held on Sunday, February 9, 2020 at Guntersville Church of Christ with James Dudley officiating. Burial followed in Free Home Cemetery.
Berlun was born on Friday, October 5, 1934 to Roy M. Jackson and Flora N. Jackson. He was a graduate of Kate Duncan Smith DAR High School, and after graduation he went to work for the FBI in Washington, D.C. with a program for young high school graduates. He later returned to to help run Jackson Paving and Construction Inc., the family business, until his retirement in 1999.
Berlun was a Christian who faithfully attended the Guntersville Church of Christ. He loved his entire family. He also loved his wife, and the two became inseparable for 64 years. He was proud of the family business and legacy started by his father.
He is survived by his wife, Ursula Ann Jackson; daughter, Debbie (Stan) Teel; son, Ron (Donna) Jackson; twin daughters, Karla Jackson (Dick) Butler, Kristi Jackson (Lane) Black; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Jackson (Jim) Ellis, Zachary Blake (Sara) Cooper, Adam Bryan (Marianne) Butler, Lindsay Cooper (Charles) Catt, Jarrod Wayne (Morgan) Jackson, Hailey Black (Marcus) Benton, Thaddaeus Lane (Mackenzie) Black, Trenton Jackson Black; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Doyle H. (Jean) Jackson; sisters, Dorothy Tulley, Sandra (Jim) Grigg.
Along with his parents, Berlun was preceded in death by his sister, Fern Jackson Bevel.

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