Wilburn Jackson

HERNANDO, Miss. — Mr. Wilburn W. “Stoney” Jackson, 71, formerly of Pine Bluff, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at Baptist Memorial DeSoto in Southaven Miss. Stoney was born April 13, 1941, to the late Cecil and Christine Jackson in Ripley, Tenn. The older of two children, Stoney graduated from Whitehaven High School class of 1959. Stoney then began a long career in the cotton business, where he later retired. He also spent many years coaching little league baseball in Pine Bluff, Ark.

Stoney is survived by wife, Eleanor Jackson of Hernando, Miss; four children, Becky Streeter of El Dorado, Barry Jackson of White Hall, Melody Jackson and Blake Jackson of West Memphis; four grandchildren and one great grandchild; one sister Patricia Coke Bost of Southaven, Miss.

The family will receive friends Friday March 8, 2013 from 10:00 am until time of memorial service at 11:00 at Fellowship Baptist Church located at 625 HWY 51 Hernando, Miss. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Fellowship Baptist Church of Hernando.