Glen K. Jackson, age 70 of Athens passed away, Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at U.T. Medical Center.
A native and life-long resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Ira Rufus and Margie Ann Elkins Jackson and was preceded in death by a sister Sara Robertson.
He was a member of Valley Road Baptist Church and Owner and Operator of Jackson Construction. He loved growing vegetables in his garden and sharing them with others and was very devoted to his family and friends.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM, Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Valley Road Baptist Church with the Rev. J.W. Smith, Rev. David Coffman and Rev. Jimmy Jackson officiating. The body will lie-in-state from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow in Valley Road Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be his nephews and cousin. Honorary pallbearers will be his nieces, other nephews and the rest of his family. The family will receive friends from 4-7 PM Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Valley Road Baptist Church. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/notices/Glen-Jackson. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.