Donald Ervin Jackson, 70, youngest son of James Ervin Jackson and Dora Serepta Smith Jackson, was born June 7, 1933, at Bucyrus. He died Feb. 19, 2004, at Houston House Nursing Center from complications of diabetes. He rededicated his life to Christ Feb. 4 and attended Hickory Ridge Baptist Church. He married Beverly Price in 1957. They had two daughters, Debbra and Eva. He was a timber worker, master gardener and excellent mechanic. He married Berniece Ramsey in 1964. She died Jan. 19, 2004. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Clifford Albert Jackson and Lorin George Jackson; two sisters, Zora Saloma Post and Alice Marie Hooton; one stepson, Steve Ramsey; and one step-granddaughter. Surviving are his children, Debbra Lankford of Eldon, Eva Mullins of Eldridge, Donald Keith Jackson and Donna Sue Jackson of Bucyrus; three sisters, Zola Violet McCann of Oak Lawn, Ill., Shirley Lorene Frangella of Oak Forest, Ill., and Bonnie Lou Carter of Bucyrus; five grandchildren and four step-grandchildren. The body was cremated. Memorial services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Success Baptist Church. “

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