Services for James E. Jackson, 80 of Dresden, were held December 26, 2017, at 2PM, at Matheny Grove Primitive Baptist Church. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mr. Jackson was born October 14, 1937, in Martin, TN, to the late Edgar Lee and Lucy Perry Jackson. Mr. Jackson was retired from the Reelfoot Packing Company. He is survived by his wife, Ramona Smethwick Jackson, daughters Tina Trevathan of Gleason, and Gina Jackson of McKenzie, brothers Robert Perry of Palmersville, and John Wayne Jackson of Water Valley, KY, sisters Suzie Cooper of Dresden, Karen Moubray of Palmersville, Brenda, Linda, and Glennie McClure all of Wingo, KY, 3 grandchildren, Justin Moore, Jared Moore, and Brandon Nassar, 4 great grandchildren, Trevor Moore, Tristan Jett, Jacob Moore, and John Sullivan. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a step father Willie Perry, 2 brothers Phillip Wayne, and Roger Dale Jackson.