Clarence Merel Jackson
|Posted 2020-07-26 by Pat R|
|Wickenburg Funeral Home & Crematory|
Clarence Merel Jackson passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020. Merel
was the youngest of eight children born to Enoch Winchester Jackson
and Mary Louise Jackson on February 14, 1939 in Eckley, Colorado.
Merel was a Husband, Father and Great-Grandfather and Uncle. He was a
dedicated Marine and Ironworker. Besides Colorado, he lived in
California, Wyoming and Washington before settling in Phoenix,
Arizona in 1964 with his wife, Betty and their three sons. Merel was
larger than life but also had a very sensitive heart for others and
doing the right thing. He always tried to help others who had less
than him. He was the silent type but dealt life with an iron fist.
All those that knew him had total respect for him due to his rules of
honor, obeying, and respect for his elders. He loved his John Wayne
movies and Gunsmoke and Rifleman TV shows.
He leaves behind his wife of 62 +years, Betty Lee Jackson, 3
children: Vernon Jackson (spouse Wanda), Billy Jackson (spouse
Trini), Richie Jackson (spouse Teresa), 7 grandchildren: Nicholas
Jackson, Ashaunti Gardner, Maritry Jaquez (spouse Carmen), Elizabeth
Fjerstad (spouse Jeff), Brandon Jackson, Greg Jackson (spouse
Cenaida), Sophia Jackson, and 5 great-grandchildren: Gabriel, Xavier,
Landon, Henry and Jack.
He will be greatly missed. A memorial will be held in the future as
soon as the world opens back up for gathering of families and
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