Janice Faye Saltz Jackson, age 71, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 8, 2019, after a brief stay at the Ballad Hospice House surrounded by her loving family. Janice was a loving wife and mother. She was a member of West Hills Christian Church in Bristol, Tenn. She was preceded in death by her father, Earnest Ray Saltz; mother, Margaret Jessie Hamby Saltz; and brother, Bobby David Saltz. She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Jerry Jackson; son, Jimmy Duane Jackson of Bristol, Va.; grandsons, Dustin Isaac Jackson and wife, Becca, of Piney Flats, Tenn., and Tyler Jordan of Bristol, Tenn.; granddaughter, Savannah Jackson; great-grandchildren, Gracelyn (Gracie) Hope Jackson, James Walker Jackson, and Kathleen (Katie) Rose Jackson; sister, Joyce Jackson and her husband, Ralph; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bascom and Janice Jackson, William and Frances Lovett, and Linda Keith, all of Bristol, Joann Harless of South Carolina, and David and Rosemary Jackson of Oklahoma City; a very special and dedicated friend, Bobbie Pinkston; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Akard Funeral Home Chapel with Paul Young of West Hills Christian Church officiating. The committal and interment will be in Shipley Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jonathan Jackson, Richie Hess, Chuck Harless, John Gideon Jr., Clayton Gideon, and Shane Fick. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2019, at Akard Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, 1912 West State St., Bristol, Tenn., (423) 989-4800 is serving the Jackson family.

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