The Duncan Banner


December 9, 2012

Floyd Eldon Jackson

Oct. 25, 1931 — Dec. 6, 2012

MERIDIAN, Okla. —  Floyd Eldon Jackson, 81, passed away Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at his residence in Meridian. A funeral service will be Wednesday, Dec. 12, at True Gospel Tabernacle in Duncan.  

Interment will follow at Fairlawn Cemetery, under the direction of Comanche Funeral Home. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The family will be receiving guests from 5-6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Floyd was born Oct. 25, 1931, near Walters, to Bernice Elmer and Minnie Elizabeth (Bowen) Jackson.

He was a lifelong resident of this area. He and Janice Anderson were united in marriage on April 17, 1996 at Wichita Falls, Texas.

He loved fishing, working on motors, and driving trucks. He loved spending time with his family, including his two dogs- constant companions, Candy, and Sissy (who died one year ago).

Floyd worked for many years for Bell Trucking, and also Miller Construction.

Floyd is survived by his wife, Janice of the home in Meridian; two daughters, Brenda Shutter and husband, Keith, Blue Ridge, Texas, and Sandy Sternadel and fiancée, Corey Swanson, Duncan; one step-daughter, Debra; two step-sons, Johnny Black, Meridian and Jimmy Black and fiancée, Miranda Montgomery, Comanche; three brothers, Glen and Juanita Jackson, Pumpkin Center, Okla.; Vern and Laveal  Jackson, Duncan; and Buddy and Linda Jackson, Tulsa; four sisters, Katie Morrison, Oregon, Jean Fielding, Burkburnett, Texas, Delores and Doug Williams, Fritch, Texas, and Arlene Hardaway, Bray; grandchildren, Kimberly Honea of Texas, Timothy Qualls of Texas, Ashley Sternadel, Amanda Sternadel, Allen Biffle, Derric and Dera Black, Jessica Black and Jacey Black, all of Duncan, Jason and Alysha Kitchel, Jeremy Black of Enid, Kimberlin Kitchel of Oklahoma City; and 10 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two infant sons, Jerry Wayne and Gary Wayne Jackson, Walters; Helen Abshire, of Texas, Ruby Juhree Jackson, Thelma Kathrine Jackson, both of Comanche; mother, Minnie Elizabeth Bowen and father, Bernice Jackson.

Pallbearers will be Keith Shutter, Jimmy Black, Jesse Black, Timmy Qualls, Derric Black, Jeremy Black, Jason Kitchel and Allen Biffle.

Condolences may be sent to

Text Only
  • 4-18 Obit Twyla Sampson.jpeg Twyla Kay Tinkle Sampson

    A celebration of the life of Twyla K. Sampson, 77, of Duncan, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the First Christian Church in Duncan. Services are under direction of Don Grantham Funeral Home.
    Twyla was born Feb. 20, 1937, in Duncan, to Willard and Ruth Tinkle and died April 16, 2014, after a brief illness. Twyla lived her entire life in the Duncan area.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norma Janice Sutherland Good

    Norma Janice Sutherland Good, 76, passed from this life on April 15, 2014, at Tomball, Texas, because of health complications.
    Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, in the Don Grantham Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. George Floyd officiating. Burial will follow in the Duncan Cemetery under direction of the Don Grantham Funeral Home.

    April 17, 2014

  • Harold Davis

    Harold Davis, 86, of Temple, departed this life on April 15, 2014, in Duncan.
    Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home Chapel, Walters, with the Rev. Jay Driskill officiating. Burial will be in the Temple Cemetery under direction of Hart-Wyatt Funeral Home in Walters.

    April 17, 2014

  • 4-16 Obit John Kaiser.jpeg John Henry Kaiser

    John Henry Kaiser, 86, passed away on Monday, April 14, 2014 at Country Club Care Nursing Home in Duncan, Oklahoma.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 Obit John Humphrey.jpg John Leonard Humphrey

    John Leonard Humphrey, 81, of Norman passed away peacefully with family surrounding him on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Norman.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 Obit Pearl Downey.jpg Pearl Dean Thomas Downey

    Pearl Dean Thomas Downey, 81, of Duncan, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at her home in Duncan.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-16 Obit Jackie Bohannon.jpg Jacqueline Ann Bohannon

    A come and go “Celebration of Life” will be held for Jacqueline Ann Bohannon, 77, of Duncan, from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Southern Oaks Church of Christ in Chickasha.

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • James Franklin Griffin

    James Franklin Griffin was born May 17, 1931, in Claypool, to Elbert and Lois Simons Griffin. He was born and lived almost his entire life in Claypool. He attended Cameron college before being drafted in the Army. He served his country for two years in Korea.

    April 15, 2014

  • 4-15 Gary Housman.jpg Gary Housman

    Nov. 23, 1946-April 12, 2014

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-15 Opal Baum OBIT.jpg Opal Peters Baum

    Dec. 22, 1917-April 11, 2014

    April 15, 2014 2 Photos