Mr. James Marvin Jackson, 87, of Amarillo, Texas passed away quietly at his home on Monday, May 22, 2023.
The family will receive guests from 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Home at 2800 Paramount Boulevard, Amarillo Texas. The Celebration of Life Services will be Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at 11:00 am in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. The service will be officiated by Pastor E.J. Cofer. Final Resting Place will be at Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, Amarillo.
Life and Legacy of James M. Jackson
James was born in Bastrop, Texas on June 9, 1935, to Bennie and Otha Jackson. He attended grade school and high school in Taylor, Texas. He grew up attending the Baptist Church with his mother. He was baptized at an early age at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church.
He moved to Amarillo, Texas after attending Prairie View A. & M. University, where he married Beverly Ann Mallory in 1960. The ceremony was officiated by a Potter County official.
James and Beverly co-owned JJ’s Bail Bonds Service and managed The Atmosphere, a soul food restaurant; for over 50 years, and he was a property owner/landlord. James Jackson and Beverly Jackson became pillars in the North Heights Community.
James had an infectious smile. He worked tirelessly to help family and friends whenever he could. He always attended his grandchildren’s sporting events. He enjoyed all sports, but he especially loved playing and watching football and baseball. He played golf and could be found on all of the city courses. He could be found socializing with his golfing buddies. He participated in many golf tournaments and functions for over 45 years. He was instrumental in starting the Pride of the Panhandle Golf Club with his brother Ben.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Otha Jackson; son, Malcolm G. Jackson; several brothers; and 2 sisters.
Legacy He Leaves
James Jackson is survived by his wife, Beverly Jackson; children: Carmen Heath and husband Dwayne (Oklahoma City, OK) , Carla Jackson (Seagoville, TX), and Mark Jackson (Mesquite, TX); grandchildren, Indrea B. Jackson, Malcolm D. Heath, Evan M. Heath, Corbin Mayberry, and Jahaden Jackson; great-grandchildren-girls: Malan E. Jackson, and Makiyah D. Heath. Three Brothers: S.T. Jackson, Ben Jackson both of Amarillo, and Donald Denman, of California. A host of nieces, nephews, and good friends all to cherish his legacy and memory.
23 Replies to “Mr. James Marvin Jackson”
Sending my condolences and prayers to the Jackson Family!🙏🙏
I am sorry for your loss. May God bless and keep you through this time of sorrow.
Our love and prayers are extended to all of you during this period of sadness. Remembering the good times will always bring comfort and will ease the sorrow over time. Know that you are loved and you will continue to be in our thoughts.
Sorry for your lost Carman we love you if you need us for anything call praying also for the family may God keep a watch over everyone one of you guys Brenda Thornton and Donnawarner scott
We are praying for you and your family during this difficult time. Losing a parent is never easy; the Ryan White team is here to support you.
Thank all of you at Dallas County Grants for Support for your support of my family.
To you and your family have my deepest sympathy. In GOD ALMIGHTY in Jesus Christ name have eternal rest and peace!!!!!
Carla, you and your family had my deepest sympathy!!!!!! GOD ALMIGHTY in Jesus Christ name rest in eternal peace.
Sending our Thoughts and Prayers to the family. Rest In Paradise Uncle James.
I will miss you Dearly. Little Jo…Pam and Ronnie.
My condolence to the Jackson family may peace be with you all and know that we were champions in the Golf world.
Sincere Prayers and condolences to the Jackson Family.
Sincere Condolences are Extended to Ms Beverly, Carmen, Carla, Mark and the entire Jackson Family in the loss of Your Loved One Mr. James Marvin Jackson.
Your Family is in Our Prayers. <3 <3 <3 <3
James, Johnnie, Tami and Tim Savage
I send my deepest sympathy to Beverly Jackson, Carmen, Carla and Mark for your loss. This expression also includes his brothers, S.T. and Ben Jackson of Amarillo. You all take care of one another at this most difficult time.
To my family. I send my condolences to you. Uncle James was a great man. He always had a smile, good advice, and a hug. I really loved him. I live in Las Vegas. Nevada. First thing Uncle James would always do after greeting everyone was hit the golf course. Smile. All my love. Be encouraged, family remember the great times.
Our deepest condolences to the Jackson family; may God refresh your strength each day and surround you with love in your memories.
Deepest sympathy to Beverly and family in loss of James. May his memory be a blessing and benediction . Rest in Peace!!! Sincerely, Elaine Marshburn, Carver ’56
Condolences to the family for your loss. My memory of James was that of being very kind, soft spoken, loving husband, father, and grandfather. Praises to God from whom all blessings flow. All who knew him were blessed to have known him and to be in his company for time spent with him.
May God bless the family and give you strength through this time of mourning.
Please know that we are all praying for your family.
My condolences and prayers!
Our prayers are with you and your entire family. Only God can comfort you at this time. 🙏
Our condolences to the Jackson family. May God give you peace and comfort during this time. Our prayers are with you.
Henry, Jr., Charyse, and Carlisse Crawford
I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my prayers and condolences during this difficult time.
My prayers for the family.
My condolences to Beverly and family. I knew James to be a quiet spoken man with an infectious smile. I was often in his company during golf tournaments. Rest in eternal peace! 🙏 🤲