Jo Ann Nation Jackson was born December 1, 1951 to Walter Nation Sr. and Legusta Boyd Nation in Crystal City, Texas. Jo Ann accepted Christ at an early age. She attended the public schools in Crystal City and also vocational school. Jo Ann relocated to San Antonio, Texas where she joined the Rising Star Baptist Church. She met Ricky Star Jackson and they married on June 19, 1971. To this union a son, Idris Jackson was born. Jo Ann was a very affectionate person, she enjoyed having fun with her family, playing cards and dominoes. Later Jo Ann met her life partner, Willie Wood, Jr.,. They shared thirty three years together until her demise. Jo Ann was proceeded in death by her parents; brother, Jeffery Nation; sister, Ethel Mae Nation Reggie and her niece Pamela Nation. She leaves to cherish her memories her lifetime partner, Willie Wood, Jr.; son, Idris Jackson; sister, Annie Lee nation (Kenneth Dotson); brother, Walter Lee Nation, Jr.; sister, Joyce Nation (Chopper Joe Williams); brother, Robert Charles Nation (Gloria Nation); brother, Ricky Nation and a host of nephews, nieces, and friends. Jo Ann's favorite scriptures were: Psalm 119:33, "Teach me O Lord, the way of your statues, and I shall keep it to the end." and Psalm 119:73, "Your hands have made me and fashioned me; give me understanding, that I may learn your commandments."

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  1. Willie and All the siblings, you have my deepest sympathies. Keep your heads up high and look to the hills for your help. Your help cometh from the lord! Much Love to You All, Cousins!

  2. MY HEART goes out to my Uncle Willie Wood and Edris Jackson I am so sorry for the lost of my Auntie she was LOVE by losts of people FAMILY and friends I will miss her truly she was so much she will always be in my HEART and soul I LOVE YOU MORE AUNT JO’ANN LOVE YOUR NIECE MONIE GURL

  3. Willie and family has my condolences.& my entire nation family . John14 love always.julia Faye & squirrel

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