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Community bids farewell to local civil rights legend

August 19, 2013

John Jackson (left), 90, of West Point was a well-known civil rights activist and community businessman. Jackson passed away on Tuesday

West Point wsa forced to say goodbye to one its most prominent citizens, John Jackson.

Jackson, 90, died Tuesday at Mississippi State Veterans Home in Kosciusko. Services were held Friday at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in West Point.

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