IN MEMORIAM: Painters Local 2341’s Alan Jackson


Alan Dale Jackson, a 28-year member of Painters Local 2341, passed away Nov. 10 at DePaul Hospital in Bridgeton at 59.

Brother Jackson, of Pevely, died after sustaining injuries from a fall while working on a project at the Blanchette Memorial Bridge in St. Charles. The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

He was an industrial painter and foreman for Thomas Industrial Coatings. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing golf and baseball, working on cars, camping and traveling with his wife. But most of all he enjoyed the time spent with his family and friends.

Brother Jackson is survived by his wife of 32 years, Cristina (Hernandez) Jackson; his mother, Elizabeth “Betty Ane” (Belfield) Jackson, of Pevely; his two sons, James Jackson, of Pevely, and Andres Jackson, of Pevely; and his daughter, Denia (Keith) Rhoades, of Washington.

He is also survived by two brothers, James David (Beth) Jackson, of Potosi, and Daniel Jackson, of Caledonia; three sisters, Sharon (David) Logan, of Crystal City, Alice (Steve) Miller, of Milan, Tenn., and Gina (Michael) Hicks, of Pevely; his five grandchildren, Pierre Eyre, Jake Rhoades, James Alan Ty Jackson, Alyssa Jackson and Elena Jackson; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was preceded in death by father, James Alfred Jackson.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 19 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Mahn Funeral Home Twin City Chapel, 515 Collins Drive, in Festus.

A service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 at the funeral home, followed by interment at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.


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