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Obituary: Rev. Victor Jackson, former Columbia, KY resident

Rev. Victor Edward Jackson, 82, former Pastor of the Assembly of God Church, and former resident of Columbia, KY, went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2008, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Rev. Jackson moved to Columbia, KY, in 1973, as founder and first pastor of the Praise Assembly of God, now located on Jamestown Street. He always like new challenges. He was also the founder of Teen Challenge in Brockton, Massachusetts.

He is survived by his wife Joyce Windsor Jackson, and the following:
  • Daughters: Ruthie (Marvin) Scott of Greenup, KY and Nancy (Charlie) Lay of Versailles, KY

  • Grandchildren: Amanda (Josh) Friend of Decatur, OH: Andrew Scott of Ashland, KY; Christy (Chris) Horn of Ravenna, KY; Kim (Tony) Justice of Frankfort, KY; and Michael Lay of Versailles, KY
Great-grandchildren: Tiffany, Brittany, Martina, Virginia, Collin and Ann Marie.

Rev. Jackson was a veteran of World War II.

Obituary courtesy of Ruthie Scott

This story was posted on 2008-01-07 02:11:49
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