Melva Blackston Jacks
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Melva Blackston Jacks, 84 of Bessemer, born Feb. 26, 1929, went to Heaven Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, at Princeton Baptist Medical Center CICU in Birmingham.

Visitation will be today, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, from 6 until 9 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home and Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. at Odom Memorial Church in Parrish. Funeral services will be Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. at Odom Memorial Church. Gary Salter will officiate.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Glenn Alford Jacks; mother, Bertie Blackston; father, Ora Blackston; sister, Mildred Sawyer; and brothers, Bud Blackston, J.C. Blackston and Milton Blackston.

She is survived by two sons, Alan Jacks of Winfield and Johnny Jacks (Linda) of Fayette; four daughters, Robbie Gordon of Hueytown, Cathy Bland of Oakman, Tina White (Robert) of Bessemer, and Shelia Burt (Randy) of Oakman; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; brother, Don Woods (Zora) of Parrish; sister, Gwen Moore of Jasper; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571