Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
JACKMAN RITES TO BE SATURDAY, (died 14 Apr 1971)
Thomas Jackman, 82, 302 Mill Street, died at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the Daviess County Hospital after a long illness. Mr. Jackman retired as a boilermaker for the B & O Railroad after 45 years of service. He was active in the labor movement all through his working years and was a long-time general chairman of the Boilermakers' Union. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He was born near Alfordsville October 4, 1888 to Hiram and Mary (McCord) Jackman and attended Reeve township schools. He married Martha Edwards December 17, 1911, and she survives him. Also surviving are four sons, Harley Jackman, Baltimore, MD; Henry Jackman, City; Harold Jackman, Cannelburg, Rt 1; and Ernest Jackman, Indianapolis; and one brother, Roy Jackman, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. There are 10 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Two daughters died in infancy, and two sisters and four brothers preceded him in death. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Gill Funeral Home with burial in Old Union cemetery near Alfordsville. The Rev. Glenn Hazel and the Rev. Dr. William Seat will conduct the services. Friends may call at the funeral home after 4 p.m. today. Amoma Class of First Baptist Church will meet at 7:30 p.m. Friday to pay respects.
Contributed by: Sandra Hedrick Allen