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Sylvester "Sly" Jackson

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Graveside services for Sylvester (Sly) Jackson, 56, of Kilgore will be held Saturday, September 9, at 11 a.m. with Bro. Derek Thomas officiating at New Hope Cemetery under the direction of Cunningham Funeral Home. He was born May 12, 1961 in Gregg County to the late Fonzell and Mary Lois Jackson. He united with New Hope Church of Christ at an early age. He died September 4, 2017 in Kilgore.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Doris Katherine Jackson.

He leaves to cherish his memories, one son, Kaylon (Shonte) Rossum Jackson of Houston; two brothers, Larry (Carolyn) Jackson and Fonzell Jackson Jr., both of Kilgore; two sisters, Linda (Johnny) Redic of Overton and Brenda Jackson Thomas of Kilgore; three grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.