Gerald Wayne Jackson, 59, passed away Feb. 26, 2011. He was born Aug. 17, 1951. He is survived by his wife, Doretha Jackson; son, Keland Lewis; daughters, Amy Jackson and Amber Jackson; five grandchildren, seven brothers, Jimmy, Cleveland, Harry, Frank, Joe, Luther and Steven; and three sisters, Joyce, Flora and Wanda.

There will be a wake from 6-7 p.m. Friday, March 4, at Golden Gate Funeral Home, 4155 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5, at Mt. Zion A.M.E., 733 Hardeman St., Italy.

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