Jerry "Dwayne" Jackson

Aug 25, 2021
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2:00 p.m. Monday, August 30, 2021, at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel 

The service will be recorded and posted below.


2-4 p.m. on Sunday at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel and also one hour before the service.


Garden of Memories


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Jerry “Dwayne” Jackson, 83, of Waterloo, died Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital of natural causes.  He was born June 21, 1938, in Paris, TN the son of John and Annie Mae Sturdivant Jackson. 

He married Claratine Smith on Sept. 14, 1964, in Waterloo; she preceded him in death on July 18, 2012.

Dwayne worked as a Hydraulic and Hitch Operator and Overhead Electrical and Crane Operator for John Deere Co. for 36 years, retiring in August of 1994.

Survived by: three daughters, Michelle (Orlando) Johnson, Tess Jackson and Lisa Jackson all of Waterloo; a son, Emmanuel (Clarissa) Jackson of Cedar Rapids; eight grandchildren, Anisha (Jason) Gandara, Joslynn and Michael Johnson, Tayana and Breyana Bennett, Elijah Jackson, Leetaveon and Londyn Bell; six great-grandchildren, Laila, Kingston and Kaiya Tate and Dezirae, Dezmond, DayQuan Johnson; and one cousin, Lucille Frazier of Kankakee, IL.

Preceded in death by: his parents; his wife; a daughter, Sheila Jackson; a sister, Nancy Loretta Johnson, and a brother, John Jackson.

He enjoyed fishing, watching the LA Dodgers play, NASCAR, playing baseball, bowling, and spending time at the casino.

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