Rev. Calvin Jackson, 65, of Marvell, died Dec. 18, 2014 at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.

Rev. Calvin Jackson, 65, of Marvell, died Dec. 18, 2014 at UAMS Medical Center in Little Rock.

He was born on Aug. 13, 1949 in Marvell to the late Flora E. Coleman and Adolph "Pie" Jackson. Calvin was a very giving and caring family man and neighbor who touched the lives of many with his great sense of humor, generosity and resiliency.  He was the pastor of St. Joseph M.B. Church of Postelle, New Zion M.B. Church of Marvell, and was very active in the mission of the church.

Calvin married to Ann Prowell in 1972. Later in life in 2005, he took Doris Morris as his wife, to whom he was married until he departed to be with God. 

Left to cherish his memory are his wife and caregiver, Doris Jackson of Marvell; three children, Celeste Phillips, Dr. Charolette Ruth and Micah Jackson; two stepdaughters, Carol Birth and Kimberly Milburn of Dallas, Texas; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Ferguson and many other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be 4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 26 at Kincaid Community Center 1160 Springdale Rd., Helena.

Funeral services will be at noon Saturday, Dec. 27 at Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Marvell. Rev. O. Stokes will officiate.

Arrangements entrusted to Kincaid Funeral Services