Bessie K. Jackson

Aug 23, 1953 - Sep 9, 2008
A memorial service for Bessie K. Jackson of Riverton will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Cremation has taken place. Mrs. Jackson, 55, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008, at the Life Care Center in Casper, suffering cancer. Bessie K. Pearl was born in Worland on Aug. 23, 1953, the daughter of Gilbert and Margaret (Nelson) Pearl. She married Melvin Jackson in Worland in October of 1998. Mrs. Jackson was a certified nursing assistant for CES. Her family said she enjoyed knitting, fishing, camping, and spending time with her grandson. Survivors include her husband, Melvin; son, Jason of Casper; sisters, Martha of Cowley and Karen of Casper; brothers, Frank of Riverton, Robert of Phoenix, Ariz., and one grandson. She was preceded in death by her parents. Memorials may be made for her grandson, Joshua Pearl, in care of Reliant Federal Credit Union, 7777 Landmark Drive, Casper, WY 82609. Bustard Funeral Home is in charge of Casper arrangements with local services under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.