Let the memory of George be with us forever.
  • 72 years old
  • Born on February 2, 1947 .
  • Passed away on April 9, 2019 .

Celebrating the Homegoing of Dr. George B. Jackson

Visitation: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:30 p.m., Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, 1101 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35211

Funeral: Saturday, April 13, 2019, 3:00 p.m., Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, 1101 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Birmingham, Alabama 35211

Dr. George B. Jackson

The second eldest son of Thomas E. and Martha B. Jackson, George united with Bethel Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend D. B. Todd, later moving his membership to Sixth Avenue Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend John Porter.

George was a member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. George enjoyed music, cooking, and people. He attended W.C. Davis Elementary School, Carol W. Hayes High School, Selma University, Bishop College, Southern Methodist University, and University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). George educated students of all ages. He taught elementary school, high school, and college-level courses. George also served as a psychologist for Selma Mental Health until he retired.

George was a born-again Christian. He sang in the choir at Bethel Baptist and Sixth Avenue. He had such a passion for music that he taught himself to play the organ.

He leaves to cherish his memories:

His siblings:

Thomas E. Jackson, Jr. (Vashti), Katie, TX; Jerome Jackson (Marcia), Long Island, NY; Aaron Jackson (Janet), Birmingham, AL; Lillie Williams, Birmingham, AL; Eugene Jackson (Sandra), Birmingham, AL.

His nieces and nephews: 

Keisha J. Brown, Reading, PA; Curtis Ballard (Stacy), Birmingham, AL; Renna Gilleylen (Marland), Birmingham, AL; Thomas Jackson (Shekas), SC; Sherrunda Jackson, Atlanta, GA; April Mendez (Carolyn), Wylie, TX; Melissa Williams (Jessica), Lexington, KY; Christopher Jackson (Christine), Birmingham, AL; Michaela Jackson, Birmingham, AL. A host of great nieces and nephews, cousins, and family friends.


This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, George Jackson 72 years old born on February 2, 1947 and passed away on April 9, 2019. We will remember him forever.  Professional services provided by W. E. Lusain Funeral Home and Crematory. 

Posted by Marylinn Dunlap on April 13, 2019
I have many beautiful memories to treasure. I will miss you. Love you  cousin Marylinn.
Posted by Shelia Cook on April 12, 2019
Cousin George you will be missed dearly. Love you always Shelia.

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