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Charles “Charlie” James Jackson

Charles Jackson 08 03 2016Charles “Charlie” James Jackson, age 81, of Johnson City, passed away Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at the Johnson City Medical Center. Charlie was a native of Virginia and a son of the late Charles Maurice and Beatrice Bladen Jackson.   He was a proud veteran of the United States Army in Germany, and was a member of the Army Special Forces Unit – Green Berets. Charlie retired as a cartographer and surveyor, checking aerial photographs with land maps for the United States Government.



Charles “Charlie” James Jackson has left behind to cherish his memories:

Wife of 53 years: Alva Loretta “Abby” Hensley Jackson, of Johnson City;

Son: Jamie Jackson, of Montgomery, AL;

Grandchild: Jackson Rodriguez, of Boston, MA;

Step-Grandson: Tony Delgado and wife, Lindsey, of Lacey WA;

Brother: William “Bill” Jackson and wife Sonja, of Colonial Beach, VA;

Sister: Mary Lamothe, of Fredericksburg, VA, and husband Andrew, of Orlando, FL;

Several Nieces and Nephews


The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Charles “Charlie” James Jackson in a memorial service to be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, August 12, 2016 in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 10:00 AM and will continue until the service time. A committal will follow at 1:45 PM, Friday at Mountain Home National Cemetery with military honors provided by the TN Army National Guard. Minister Bill Booth will officiate. Those attending the committal service will meet at Mountain Home National Cemetery by 1:45 PM.


In lieu of flowers the family would like memorial donations be made to the donor’s favorite charity.


Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at These arrangements were made especially for the family and friends of Charles James Jackson through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave, Erwin, 423-743-9187.