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Harvey Hardaway Jackson Jr., 93, of Grove Hill died Dec. 18, 2010 at a Mobile hospital.
He was born March 28, 1917. He was a native of Deatsville.
He was a retired Circuit Clerk with the Clarke County Court System. He was a former school teacher. He was a graduate of the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University) with a degree in agriculture. He was a member of the Grove Hill United Methodist Church. He was a Mason and past president of the Circuit Clerk Association. He received the silver award for the Boy Scouts and was chairman of the Bishops Board. He was a great storyteller and historian. He served as a captain in the United States Army during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Fontaine Waite Jackson, Grove Hill; one son, Harvey Hardaway (Suzanne B.) Jackson, Jacksonville; one sister, Anne Jackson Bennett, Seagrove Beach, FL; three grandchildren, Kelly Jackson (Jamie) Roberts, Hampton, Ga., William "Will" Blackwell Jackson, Anna Elizabeth Jackson, Jacksonville.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harvey Hardaway Jackson Sr., Minnie Edwards Jackson, and a son, William "Bill" Waite Jackson, two sisters and one brother.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Dec. 21 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service at the Grove Hill United Methodist Church with Rev. Dave Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in the Grove Hill Cemetery. An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com. Lathan Funeral Home directed.
Active pallbearers will be Jim Cox, Joe Lindsey, Paul Waite, Earnest Williams, Lee Williams, Jamey Dunagan and Mike Clanton.

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