Allen Jackson II

Sioux Falls, SD ~ Allen (Jewel) Jackson II, age 96, formerly of Worthington, MN died on November 2, 2021 in Sioux Falls, SD.  Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 at George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls, SD with burial at Memory Gardens in Worthington, MN. His family will be present to greet friends for visitation on Friday, at the funeral home from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Sharon Jackson, Sioux Falls, SD; children, Earnestine Beckwith, Mary Catherine Jackson, Shirley Jackson, Linda Jackson, Allen Jackson III, Dorothy Williams, Maurice Jackson, Cynthia Jackson, Stephanie Townsell (Richard), Fred Hopps, Dorothy Payno King, Donald Caffee, Theresa Collins (Kevin), Julia Jackson, and Terry Jackson (Jenni),;  39 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Victoria Allen, Chicago, IL; along with a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Allen is preceded in death by two children, Earnest Eugene Jackson and Marilyn Denise Nichols; his parents, Allen Sr. and Katie Jackson; two sisters, Julia Rodriguez and Daisy Mae Maney; one brother, Richard Bobo; and grandson, Michael McRoy. 

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