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“Sorry to hear about Edgar known as A-Train. I remember such good times about him when Carmen and I use to visit from Texas. Praying for u Shanida and...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Fred A Sims - Morrow, GA

“May GOD send HIS peace to you in your time of bereavement. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Temea Johnson - New Orleans, LA

“Shanida and Eddreen, my XUP sisters, condolences to the both of you and the family may God bless and keep you during this time. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Michelle Boyd - New Orleans, LA

“Shanida and Eddreen my condolences to you and your family. May Yahweh bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Paulette Spencer (Dear) - Banning, CA

“Missing my Uncle Edgar like crazy, never a dull moment, no more early morning calls or visits, just unbelievable. Please continue to pray for my...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Amina Dunn - Baton Rouge, LA

“Your days in this world were full of love and happiness; I learned from you many things. Never give up, laugh about my problems and try to be the...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Ratasha ALEXANDER - LA

“My deepest condolences to the entire family may God keep you all each day and I am keeping you all lifted up in prayers everyday remember to stay...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: LaTanya Williams - New Orleans

“So sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family. You are in my prayers. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Minerva Flores - Gretna, LA

“My deepest sympathy to the Jackson family for your loss. May you find comfort in the God of all comfort because he cares for you.1 Peter 5:6,7 ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Steve - St.Rose, LA

“SHANIDA AND EDDREEN: HOLD ON TO GOD'S UNCHANGING HANDS. LEAN ON OUR FATHER FOR COMFORT AND STRENGTH. HE HAS ALL THE COURAGE YOU NEED TO FACE THESE...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Linda August Adams DeGruy - TX

“Praying for Shanida and Eddreen during this time. I often think back and think about good times when I use to visit New Orleans. I often thought...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Carmen Sims Gonzales - Galveston, TX


Edgar Jackson, Jr., 69, a resident of Baton Rouge and a former long time resident of New Orleans, departed this life Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at his home. Survived by his daughters, Shanida Jackson Mathieu (Larry) and Eddreen Jackson Gillard; a brother, David B. Stevenson (Lue); a stepsister, Carmen Sims; grandchildren, Edgar, IV., Christopher, Collin, Conner and Jaila; a great grandson, Xander; sisters in law, Paulette Robertson (David), Charlene Burke (Jack), Germain Bruno (Eldridge), Janice Marmillion (Lloyd) and Esylnn Francis; brothers in law, Albert and Erskine Francis and a host of other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Morris Edgar Jackson and Louise Allen; beloved wife, Gaynell Francis Jackson; sons, Edgar Michael Jackson, III. and Jeron Anthony Jackson; father in law, Charles Francis, Sr.; mother in law, Helen Scorza Francis and brother in law, Charles Francis, Jr. Visitation at Promise Land Baptist Church, 7234 Plank Rd., Baton Rouge from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm Thursday, May 25. Interment in Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary. Arrangements entrusted to MJR Friendly Service Funeral Home, Denham Springs.