ASHBURN — Leroy Jackson, 51, of Ashburn died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at Tift Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at Mt. Zion Church of God Apostolic in Ashburn. Interment will follow at Westview Memorial Gardens. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis Jackson of Ashburn; seven children, Sherika Loyd, Shameka Jones, Jakenya Lawal, Amber Edwards, Diamond Jackson, Jaheim Jackson and Jaylan Jackson; and a sister, Virginia Hicks. The family has entrusted their arrangements to Taylor Family Funeral Service.
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John Gamble (right) is joined by John Reid at the Tiftarea YMCA Saturday.
Rosters, voodoo doctors topics at Kickoff to Men’s Health
In addition to the local football coaches speaking Saturday at the Tift Regional Medical Center's Men's Health Event at the YMCA, three others from the area also spoke, Buddy Nobles of Irwin County, John Gamble of Turner County and Jason Strickland of Fitzgerald. Discussions ranged from the more conventional topics of scrimmages and rosters to stranger mentions of voodoo doctors.
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