Marion T. Jackson (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Marion Terry Jackson, 67, entered into rest on Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at University Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Church of the Holy Comforter with the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Taylor, the Rev. Dr. Joe Bowden, and the Rev. Lynn Porter officiating. Terry was the son of the late Marion L. Jackson and the late Hazel Jackson Humphries. He was born in Augusta, GA and was a graduate of the Academy of Richmond County. Terry was a six year veteran of the Augusta U.S. Marine Reserves. He was a graduate of Augusta College and completed numerous post graduate courses in Banking. Terry also taught Banking Operations for Executive Continuing Education at the University of Georgia. He began his career in Banking in 1963 with Georgia Railroad Bank and Trust Company which later became First Union and Wachovia. Terry rose through the ranks of the Banking industry and became a Senior Executive. He was the head of Operations Solutions and had an expertise for turning around faltering operation centers. Throughout his career, he had many professional accomplishments while with First Union. He was the recipient of the 10th Legion Award from First Union, a highly privileged acknowledgement of his contribution to the company. Terry retired in 2007 as a Senior Corporate Vice-President with Wachovia. Terry enjoyed playing golf and bird hunting. In 2008, he had another accomplishment by making his first hole in one at Jones Creek Golf Club. That same year, he became a confirmed member of Church of the Holy Comforter and became very active in the Wounded Warriors Program at the church. He also supported the United Way and the American Red Cross. Terry will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and former colleagues. Survivors include his wife of 45 years, Eve McKenzie Jackson of Greer, SC, loving father of, Mary Jackson Watson and husband Samuel of Greer, SC, one sister, Lois Jackson Sutton and husband Ray of Dearing, GA, one aunt, Dorothy Dugan of North Augusta, SC. The family will receive friends following the memorial service. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Church of the Holy Comforter Building Fund, 3504-A Professional Circle, Martinez, GA 30907 or www.liverfoundation.org . Please sign the guestbook and send condolences at www.plattsfuneralhome.com Platt's Funeral Home, 721 Crawford Ave., Augusta, GA 30904

The Augusta Chronicle-March 17, 2011


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