Hazel Lewis Jackson ©Cherokee Messenger and Republican 03-1991 Submitted by: Tim Dotterer
The funeral for Hazel Jackson, 87, was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Goodwin Funeral Home. The Rev. Gary L. Hornish of First Christian Church officiated. Burial was in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery. She died March 29, 1991, at Alfalfa County Hospital.
She was born July 28, 1904, in Carney to William and Ida Fitzpatrick Lewis and lived in Stillwater and Pawhuska where her father was a blacksmith. She moved with the family in 1915 to Cherokee and graduated from Cherokee High School.
On August 7, 1940, she married Bernard Jackson in Winnemucca, Nevada. He died March 10, 1991. She worked for the telephone company. retiring in 1969 after 40 years of service. She then worked for Cherokee Savings and Loan until it moved to Enid. She was secretary of United Fund of Cherokee for several years and a member of First Christian Church, Order of Eastern Star, Business and Professional Women's Club and Pioneer Telephone Employees.
Surviving are one sister, Emilie Salas of Benicia California and one nephew.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
Bernard Conrad Jackson ©Cherokee Messenger and Republican 03-1991 Submitted by: Tim Dotterer
The funeral for Bernard Conrad Jackson, 86, who died March 10, 1991, at Cherokee Manor, was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Goodwin Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Gary L. Hornish officiated. Burial was in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery.
He was born March 9, 1905, near Cherokee to George Frank and Lulu May Ryan Jackson and attended Cherokee schools. He then served with the U.S. Army during World War ll. On August 7, 1940, he married Hazel Lewis in Winnemucca, Nevada. They lived in Cherokee where he was a mechanic and electrician, retiring in the late 1960's .
He was a member of the Elks Lodge and American Legion.
Surviving are his wife, one brother, Bob of Cherokee, and one sister, Audrey Carter of Denver, Colorado.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and four sisters.
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