Carolyn Jackson, 65, of Vidor, passed away June 22, in Beaumont. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, June 25, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Laurie Smith, of Church Without Walls in Lumberton. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Friday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Center, Oct. 16, 1950, she was the daughter of Rex C. Clark and Gwen Clark Alborn (Sherrod). She rode in the Junior Sheriff Posse and was a Rodeo Queen in the 1960’s. Carolyn enjoyed playing bingo and taking care of her husband, Tommy. She loved her family and will be dearly missed.
She was preceded in death by her father; son, Scotty Schlientz; grandparents, Girty and Elmer Sherrod and her step-father, Gus Alborn.
She is survived by her loving husband, Tommy Jackson; mother; children, Deborah Schlientz, of Beaumont, Tony Jackson and wife Deshell and Tim Jackson and wife Tammy, all of Vidor; grandchildren, Little Tony Jackson, Wesley Jackson, Hannah Jackson, Briana Jackson, Kaytlin Schlientz and Seth Schlientz; brother, Johnnie W. Clark and wife Cheryl, of Woodville; nieces, Carolyn Garza, of Grand Rapids, MI and Brandi Tartarchuk, and her nephew, James Lowe, both of Mauriceville.