Obituaries: April 3, 2024

Patricia Ann Farris

Patricia Ann Farris passed away on March 28, 2024. She was 89 years old. Per the family’s request, no service will be held. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.evansmillerguinnchapel.com. Arrangement entrusted to Evans Miller Guinn Chapel.

Steven William Fischer

Steven William Fischer passed away on March 19, 2024. He was 79 years old. Burial will be held at the Exeter District Cemetery on Friday, April 5, 2024. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.evansmillerguinnchapel.com. Arrangements entrusted to Evans Miller Guinn Chapel.

Carlene Jackson
1941–2024

Carlene Jackson

Carlene Jackson, age 82, of Farmersville, Calif., passed away on March 24, 2024. He was born on May 25, 1941, Tahlequah, Okla. Carl was a hardworking and dedicated family man who cherished his family, church community, and friends. He built lasting relationships throughout his life and was known for his friendly nature. Carl worked for 30 years at Diamond Perforated Metals in Visalia, Calif., and dedicated numerous hours to volunteering with the Visalia Senior Gleaners. He resided in Farmersville for nearly 50 years, actively participating in his community. Carl’s warm personality and dedication to his loved ones will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents Elmer H. Jackson and Ludene (Wooton) Jackson, his brother Eugene Jackson, his sister Dorthy Parris, and his sons-in-law Nathan Laurie and Alan Nusse. He is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Jackson, his daughters Shirlene Laurie, Cathy Hunter (Hal), and Brenda Pitts (Raymond), His grandchildren, Nicholas Laurie (Maranda), Bryan Laurie (Laura), Katy Meador (Nathan), Cassandra Sandoval (Andrew), David Nusse (Charice), Alyssa Nusse (Arrianna), and Breann Pitts. Carl also adored his eight great-grandchildren. Carl is survived by his twin sister, Alline Kemp, and his brother, Harold Jackson.

Services for Carl will be held at the Exeter District Cemetery on Friday, April 5, 2024 at 10 a.m., followed by a celebration of life at the Farmersville Free Will Baptist Church at 11 a.m. Arrangements by Smith Family Chapel, Exeter. Online condolences may be sent to the family through smithfamilychapel.com.

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