Mr. Ferris Leon Jackson, “Toby” was born on January 26, 1953 in Brooks County to the late Mr. Mathis Jackson and Mrs. Marie Linder-Jackson Gray. He was a member of the New Salem Missionary Baptist Church. He departed this life on January 3, 2020 at Brooks County Hospital, after a lengthy illness.
Toby was preceded in death by; five sisters, Maggie LeeWright-Mays, Beatrice Williams, Ora Alma Donaldson, Mozellar Wims and Willie Lee Thomas; three brothers, Andrew Jackson, William C. Jackson and Mint Jackson.
He leaves to cherish his memories; two sisters, Violet LouWynn and Martha Jones; one brother, Mathis Jackson and a host of relatives and friends.
Funeral services were Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11 a.m. at New Salem MB Church in Barney with Pastor Pernell Adams officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.
Condolences may be made by visiting stevensmcgheefuneralhome.com Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.