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February 15, 2013

Drucella Jackson, 79; of Charlestown

Funeral services for Drucella Jackson, 79 of Charlestown, will be at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18, at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown, with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. She died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital. 

She was born Dec. 3, 1933, in Barbourville, Ky., to Jim and Nellie Powell. She was an active member of First Baptist Church in Charlestown. 

She is survived by her sons, Doug Jackson, of Charlestown, Mike Jackson, of Austin, and Tony Jackson, of New Albany; daughter; Nellie Melton, of Scottsburg; brothers, Gorman Powell, James Powell, Wendell Powell, and David Powell, all of Barbourville, Ky. and Jerry Powell, of Corbin, Ky.; sister, Jo Ann Alford, of Barbourville, Ky.; grandchildren, Renea Jackson, Jacqueline Jackson, and Erica Jackson, all of Jeffersonville, Nick Jackson, of Sellersburg, Meagan Jackson, of Lanesville, and Ally Melton, and Jackson Melton, of Scottsburg; and four great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be noon to 6 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

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