Sr.Jerry D. Jackson Sr., 67, passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, after a short illness at a local hospital.He was a 1964 graduate of Howard High School. He was a Police Officer for the Chattanooga Police Department and retired after serving over 25 years.He was a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. He enjoyed painting and his grandchildren. Jerry was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police. He was also a member at Stanley United Methodist Church.He was preceded in death by his wife, Mattie L. Jackson; parents, Carl and Ora S. Jackson; sisters, Evelyn Jackson McKibben and Mildred Jackson Andrews.Survivors include, children, Vivian A Jackson, Atlanta, Jerry Jr., (Kimberly), Kennesaw, Ga., Jeffrey and Carla Jackson, Chattanooga; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; siblings, Clary (Debra), Carolyn, Beverly, Michael (Jennifer); several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friends, DeWanda McReynolds and Marcus "Mark" Thomas.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at Stanley United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Elston D. McLain officiating.Interment in Lakewood Memory Gardens, East.The body will lie in state after noon today and the family will receive friends from 67 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.