Funeral services for Dr. Albon L. Jackson, prominent physician of Athens, Georgia, will be held tomorrow afternoon at the First AME Church in Athens. Dr. Jackson died Monday morning after a brief illness. His passing is a shock to friends far and near.
He is a gradate of Knox Institute, Athens, Georgia, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., where he maintained an A average later matriculating at Meharry Medical College, and the University of Illinois School of Medicine.
For several years, the deceased enjoyed a lucrative practice in Albion, Michigan and Chicago, Illinois. He returned to Athens, his hometown, where he was able to take up much of the practice of his two brothers, the late Doctors Thomas N. and Farris L. Jackson.
Dr. Jackson was active in civic and fraternal groups. A member of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, he bears the distinction of fostering many of the Alpha projects in cities where he has lived.
His friendly smile and cheerful disposition won for him many friends. He is survived by a wife, father, three brother, Dr. Samuel Jackson, dentist, Athens; Dr. B. L. Jackson, dentist, Tuskegee Institute, Lloyd Jackson undertaker of Athens; cousin and a host of friends to mourn his passing.