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Demetrice Jackson was born July 26, 1951 to Thomas and Mary Jackson. The 4th of their 15 children passed away Saturday May 22, 2021.
A precocious youngster, Jackson became a master brick mason by the age of 10, learning the trade alongside his brothers from their father.  The Jackson family has left it's fingerprint on several of Birmingham's landscape and neighborhoods.
A standout football player at Wenonah High School, Jackson went on to become captain of the Lincoln University (MO) football team. Where the Blue Tigers won a share of the 1971 MIAA Championship. Affectionately known to his teammates as "Sweet Stan" Jackson had the rare distinction of playing every defensive snap during his Hall of Fame tenure.
Following his college career, Jackson was invited to camp with the Washington Redskins and New York Jets of the NFL, and found a home at Legion Field with the Alabama Vulcans.

Jackson is survived by his sons Demetrice (Tracy) Dante (Erin) Christopher, and daughters Demesha (Milton) and Mary Elizabeth.  Grandchildren Trezmond, Brittany, Jordan Demetrice, Dante, Eric, Christian Isaiah, Khloe, Chrishawn, and Nikki.

Services will be held May 29, 2021 12noon
Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church 
1661 Cedar Ave, SW
Birmingham, Al 35211
Posted by Vivian Waller on June 11, 2021
Demetrice was such a nice person when he was at Wenonah High School in the graduating Class of 1969. He loved to have fun. It saddened us when we heard our classmate had passed on. Rejoice in Heaven.

Wenonah Class of 1969
Posted by LS Balloon on May 30, 2021
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. My heartfelt sympathy to the Jackson family.
Posted by Dianne Thomas - Gulley on May 29, 2021
Too the Jackson Family you have my Deepest Sympathy. I will keep you all in my prayers and thoughts. May God give you strength and comfort in the days ahead. Rest on with GOD Demetrice Jackson Love Y'all
Posted by LaKesia Chambliss on May 29, 2021
We The Chambliss Family Would Like For The Jackson Family To Know That You All Are In Our Thoughts And Prayers During This Time In Your Lives! Christopher, Stay Encouraged..God Makes No Mistakes!! Much Love And Blessings To You All

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Posted by Vivian Waller on June 11, 2021
Demetrice was such a nice person when he was at Wenonah High School in the graduating Class of 1969. He loved to have fun. It saddened us when we heard our classmate had passed on. Rejoice in Heaven.

Wenonah Class of 1969
Posted by LS Balloon on May 30, 2021
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. My heartfelt sympathy to the Jackson family.
Posted by Dianne Thomas - Gulley on May 29, 2021
Too the Jackson Family you have my Deepest Sympathy. I will keep you all in my prayers and thoughts. May God give you strength and comfort in the days ahead. Rest on with GOD Demetrice Jackson Love Y'all
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Shared by Clarise Robinson on May 29, 2021
My prayers goes out to the family. With deespest sympathy. From Dorothy Chisem & Family.
Shared by Clarise Robinson on May 29, 2021
Earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot heal. With deepest sympathy. From Clarence (Mouncy) Robinson & Family.