Monroe Scott Jackson II
Sept. 16, 1938 –
Dec. 7, 2013
Monroe Scott Jackson II, 75, of Maypearl passed away Dec. 7, 2013 in Waxahachie. He was born Sept. 16, 1938 in Ozro, Texas to Monroe Scott Jackson, Sr. and Martha Victoria Arnold.
Scott attended Texas Tech University, enjoyed reading, learning, storytelling, and never met a stranger. Along with farming and ranching, Scott worked movie sets and played bit parts, built houses, patented inventions, ran barbecue and catfish fry catering services, and managed hay rides at events all over Ellis County. He won numerous ribbons at the State Fair of Texas for his hay, and FFA awards for his milk cow, Roanetta. Scott was a past president of Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County, a longtime Kiwanis Club member and active member of Bethel Methodist Church of Waxahachie.
Scott is survived by his wife Elizabeth Anne; sister, Martha Victoria Bannister and husband Wesley of Alpine; three children, Melinda Linn Jackson and partner Jana of Driftwood; Michael Monroe Jackson and wife Christine of Ft. Worth; Kelly Annice Brooks and husband Les of Rochelle; five grandchildren, Joshua, Taylor, Blake, Charles and Jackson, and numerous beloved step-children. Visitation with the family is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie. Services to celebrate Scott's life are scheduled for 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 in the chapel at Wayne Boze Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Ozro Cemetery in Maypearl. Pallbearers are Charles Sommerfield, Scott Cotton, Doug Stout, Johnny Coleman, Scotty Pearson, and Roy Vanhuss.
Memorials can be made to Habitat for Humanity of Ellis County, or to the college scholarship fund of Bethel Methodist Church of Waxahachie.
Arrangements under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie. www.waynebozefuneralhome.com
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