Obituary – Duane Russell Jackson

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Published Friday, August 12, 2022

The services celebrating and honoring the life of Duane Russell Jackson, 71 of Kiowa, will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday, August 15, 2022, in the Capron Cemetery. 

Duane was born March 30, 1951, to Ernest and Orieta Jackson in Alva, Oklahoma, was called home on August 8, 2022, after a brief illness. 

He was a devoted husband to Sherrill for nearly 49 years, and together they were blessed with two sons, Michael and Evan, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Duane was raised and educated in Burlington, Oklahoma, and graduated from Burlington High School in 1969. A lifelong farmer and rancher, Duane was also a talented guitarist and avid woodworker. His family will cherish memories of his contagious laugh, thoughtful, beautiful handmade gifts, and his music. When we listen to classic rock or appreciate the beauty of quality woodwork, we will know our fedora wearing, big-hearted Duane is with us. 

Duane is survived by his mother, Orieta Jackson of Alva, Oklahoma; wife, Sherrill Jackson of Kiowa; sons, Michael and wife Tiffini of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Evan and Kim Jackson of Burlington; nine grandchildren, Cadence and Delaney, Kaci, Bentley, Tamiya, Faith, Kailey, and Dilan and Brennan; three great grandchildren; and numerous beloved nephews, nieces and cousins. 

Duane was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Jackson; daughter, Christine Jackson; and brother; Harold Jackson.

Donations may be made to Locks of Love, www.locksoflove.org, or First United Methodist Church of Capron.  

Cremation and services are under the direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home.

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