• Jackson is also known as: Jackson County / Jackson city.


  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Chris Chocola (businessperson), Daniel E. Renfer (programmer), Tony Dungy (writer and american football player), Tim McClelland (baseball umpire), Christopher Showerman (actor and film producer), Kara Braxton (basketball player), and Brian VanGorder (coach).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Jackson County Legal News.


Jackson is a city located along Interstate 94 in the south central area of the U.S. state of Michigan, about 40 miles (64 km) west of Ann Arbor and 35 miles (56 km) south of Lansing. It is the county seat of Jackson County. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 33,534. It is the principal city of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Jackson County and has a population of 160,248. It was founded in 1829, and named after President Andrew Jackson. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.1 square miles (28.7 km), all of it land. On July 3, 1829, Horace Blackman, accompanied by Alexander Laverty, a land surveyor, and an Indian guide forded the Grand River and made camp for the night at what is now Trail and N. Jackson Street. They arrived in Jackson on a well-traveled Indian trail leading west from Ann Arbor. Blackman hired Laverty and Pewytum to guide him west. Blackman returned to Ann Arbor and then Monroe and registered his claim for 160 acres (65 ha) at two dollars an acre. Blackman returned to Jackson in August 1829, with his brother Russell. Together they cleared land and built a cabin, built on the corner of what...

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Jackson Obituaries

It was noted on June 1st, 2016 that Gregory C Reynolds perished in Elyria, Ohio.  Reynolds was 55 years old and was born in Jackson, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Gregory C's life.

It was reported by Daily Press on May 7th, 2016 that Marsha Kay Null (Spridgeon) died in California.  Ms. Null was 73 years old and was born in Jackson, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Marsha Kay's life.

It was revealed by Peoria Journal Star on April 26th, 2016 that Ann Victoria Rosa (Maddalena) passed away in Peoria, Illinois.  Ms. Rosa was 86 years old and was born in Jackson, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Ann Victoria's life.

It was disclosed by Chicago Tribune on April 14th, 2016 that Reed Maxwell Badgley passed away in Illinois.  Badgley was 86 years old and was born in Jackson, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Reed Maxwell's life.

It was revealed on April 7th, 2016 that Sharon Ann Millson (Morrey) perished in Rancho Bernardo, California.  Ms. Millson was 79 years old and was born in Jackson, MI.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sharon Ann's life.

It was written by The Daily Herald on March 9th, 2016 that Shirley Elaine Garback (Bowles) died in Batavia, Illinois.  Ms. Garback was 58 years old and was born in Jackson, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Shirley Elaine's life.

It was reported by The Mail Tribune on February 18th, 2016 that Penny Sue Defrance (Jabkiewicz) passed away in Medford, Oregon.  Ms. Defrance was 52 years old and was born in Jackson, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Penny Sue's life.

It was reported by Canton Observer on February 7th, 2016 that Karen Carpenter (Theodore) passed on in Jackson, Michigan.  Ms. Carpenter was 61 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Karen's life.

It was disclosed by Arizona Republic on February 3rd, 2016 that Elizabeth Margaret "Betty" Reeve (Lefere) passed away in Arizona.  Ms. Reeve was 88 years old and was born in Jackson, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Elizabeth Margaret "Betty"'s life.

It was reported on January 17th, 2016 that Caroline Josephine Brodowicz (Braun) passed away in Jackson, Michigan.  Ms. Brodowicz was 97 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Caroline Josephine's life.

Funeral Homes in Jackson

JC Adams Funeral Home

Mission Statement
To provide an atmosphere of caring and sensitivity while providing quality service as defined by our different customers needs. To also provide on an ongoing basis a facility of comfort with a sensitive environment. To always...

Shelly-Odell Funeral Home

T he Funeral Home now known as the Shelly-Odell Funeral Home at 518 S. Main Street in Eaton Rapids was originally started in 1870 by C. T. Hartson. In 2009, Michael and Jennifer Mills joined the Shelly-Odell Funeral Home. Jordan and Kathleen...

Alliance Mortuary Service LLC
611 W Washington Ave
Jackson, MI 49261
Burden Charles J & Son Funeral Home
1806 E Michigan Ave
Jackson, MI 49201
Desnoyer Funeral Home
204 N Blackstone St
Jackson, MI 49261
Harold Frye Funeral Home
1608 Francis St
Jackson, MI 49203
Hillcrest Memorial Park
1425 N Elm Ave
Jackson, MI 49201
House of Johnson Funeral Home
235 W Prospect St
Jackson, MI 49203
Jl Watson Funeral Chapel
2590 Spring Arbor Rd
Jackson, MI 49203
Lauer Funeral Home & Cremation Service
1035 Cooper St
Jackson, MI 49202
MT Evergreen Cemetery
1047 Greenwood Ave
Jackson, MI 49261
Patience Montgomery Funeral Home Incorporated
406 1st St
Jackson, MI 49261
Roseland Memorial Gardens
3744 Brooklyn Rd
Jackson, MI 49254
St John's Cemetery
403 E South St
Jackson, MI 49203
Wetherby Funeral Home
402 Wildwood Ave
Jackson, MI 49261
Woodlawn Cemetery
190 Oak St
Jackson, MI 49203

Jackson Funeral Home News

Casey Therriault: Jackson State's 'White Tiger'
to Jackson, Miss ... restitution payment that is put toward the victim's funeral and outstanding medical costs. If he completes the terms of his probation, his record will be expunged under Michigan's Youthful Trainee Act, a program that gives young ...

Charlie Finley in his own world
(Hunter and Reggie Jackson were the only ex-players to speak at Finleys funeral in Merrillville ... play broadcasts of Oakland As games over the phone to Finleys office on Michigan Avenue. Finley was so impressed with Burrell that he promoted him ...,charlie-finley-110710.article

Capsule reviews of feature films
A New York photographer goes to rural Michigan to meet his Facebook friends ... This handsome, down-home, Depression-era tale also boasts Bill Murray, quietly crafty as a funeral parlor director, and Sissy Spacek as a widow with a fateful connection to ...

Driver In Fatal Ypsilanti Crash Charged
Wayne County Sheriff's Department spokesman Derrick Jackson said the Taurus spun out into four other ... The 13-year-old boy was in critical condition at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Local 4 has learned he has undergone surgery.

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Funeral Home Jackson, MI - Lauer Family Funeral Homes
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Desnoyer Funeral Home : Jackson, Michigan (MI)
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Funeral Chapel Jackson, MI - JL Watson Funeral Chapel
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Jackson Funeral Homes and funeral services in Michigan
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