Funeral services for Karen Lynn Jackson, 70, of Neon, will be held at 1 p.m. today (Wednesday, October 7) at Kings Chapel Church with Frank Holbrook and Danny Quillen officiating. Burial will follow in the Haven of Rest Cemetery at Mayking.
A daughter of the late James and Carrie Garland Seward, she died of injuries received in an accident October 1 in Whitesburg.
Surviving are her husband, Robert Earl Jackson; seven sons, Charles McGilton and wife Jenny of North Carolina, Michael McGilton and wife Mealonie of Alabama, Shannon Garland of Neon, Jeremy Jackson and wife Kayla of western Kentucky, and Jesse Jackson and wife Exa, Zack Garland, and Dakota Garland, all of Neon; four daughters, Cynthia McGilton of Redfox, Connie Whitaker and husband John of Hazard, Carrie Tackitt and husband John of Mayking, and Cheyhanne Garland of Neon; two brothers, Vernon Seward of Stearns, and George Seward of Pine Knott; four sisters: Linda Coomer of Nancy, Irene King and Debbie Genoe, both of of Strunk, and Brenda Stulz of Somerset; 31 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Jackson was preceded in death by a son, Chris McGilton, and a sister, Wanda David.