CLIFTON W. JACKSON
MONSON - Clifton W. Jackson, 90, died at his home in Whispering Pines, North Carolina on December 29, 2005. He was born in Monson on November 13, 1915, son of Earle and Edith Jackson. He graduated from Monson Academy and Husson College in Bangor where he was captain of the basketball team. He taught in both Greenville and Brewer. He served in WWII both in the Atlantic and Pacific for four years and twenty years in the Army Reserves. His rank was a Major. He received his masterís degree from Columbia University. He became an administrator and director of guidance in the Fair Lawn, New Jersey school system. Upon retirement he moved to the Sandhills of North Carolina and became an avid golfer.
A service of remembrance and military honors was held at The Village Chapel, Pinehurst, North Carolina on January 4, 2006. Two scholarships for St. Petersburg Seminary in Russia were given in his memory by the Brockett and Bienvenu Family Endowment. Funeral services will be held at the Monson Community Church on Sunday, June 25, at 4:00 PM with Pastor Daryl Witmer and Pastor David Ray Jr. officiating. A graveside service will be held the following day at 1:00 PM at the Hillside Cemetery in Monson. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Guilford. For more information or to sign an on-line guestbook, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.
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