KENNETT, Mo. — Reverend Vodie Jackson Jr. of Kennett, formerly of Mayfield, passed away September 5, 2020, at St. Bernard’s Hospital in Jonesboro, Arkansas.

Vodie was born to the late Vodie Sr. and Rachel (Stevens) Jackson August 16, 1935, in Martin, Tennessee. Vodie married Dean Wiggins on December 24, 1953, in Corinth, Mississippi.

Vodie is survived by his wife Dean Jackson of Kennett; a son, Scott Jackson of Kennett; three daughters, Donna (Tommy) McElwrath of Rector, Arkansas; Diana Bridges (Roy Diviney) of McKenzie, Tennessee; Delayna Jackson (Rick Sofilkanich) of Nashville, Tennessee; and special daughter in law, Mandee Perry Blue; two sisters, Betty McGuire of Fulton, Tennessee, and Mary Matheny of Pilot Oak, Kentucky; 16 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren

Mr. Jackson is preceded in death by his parents, his son, David Bryan Jackson; four brothers, J.W. Jackson, Lee Jackson, Eugene (Bob) Jackson, and Gary Jackson; and two sisters, Helen Hicks and Alvie Mae Jones.

Funeral services were held Monday, September 7, 2020, at the McDaniel Chapel in Kennett, with Reverend Ron Lawson officiating and Reverend Charles Avants assisting, burial was Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at the House of Worship Cemetery (formerly the Lynnville Pentecostal Cemetery) in Lynnville, Kentucky.

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McDaniel Funeral Service of Kennett was in charge of arrangements.