SEPTEMBER 18, 1930 - MARCH 9, 2009

ZENA – W.O. Jackson passed away in his sleep, March 9, 2009 at 2:20 a.m. at his home in Zena, Oklahoma.  He was the son of Orvel and Minnie Marie (Baty) Jackson.  He was born at Council Cove, north of Grove on September 18, 1930. 

He was a truck driver for Will Rogers Turnpike out of Vinita, Oklahoma.  He worked in construction until he went to work for the county where he retired.  “Bill” as he was known was the eldest of 12 children.  Bill is survived by his 10 children,  David and Jessie of Dayton, Ohio, Lawrence and Dena of Zena, Oklahoma, Orvel and Janet of Arkansas City, Kansas, Dorothy and B.Z. Goodson of Ponca City, Oklahoma, Jerry and Brenda of Zena, “Stub” and Frankie Howerton of Wyandotte, Oklahoma, Billy Joe and Piper of Zena, Tonya and Charlie Moore of Pryor, Oklahoma, Janie and Jarrod Kizer of Chelsea, Oklahoma, John and Stacy Jackson of Langley, Oklahoma, seven brothers and three sisters, Wayne, B.J., J.D., Ed Lee, Doyle, Wiley, John, Nadine, Linda and Maxine, 35 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. 

Bill was preceded in death by his parents his wife Wanda Jackson and one brother, Elmer and a grandson, Nicolas Wayne. 

Funeral services are Thursday, March 12, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at the Delaware Baptist Church.  Interment will follow at Zena Cemetery.  Visitation will be at Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 11, 2009 from 6-8PM in Grove.

Friends and family may send online condolences at www.honoringmemories.com.