Courthouse to close Thursday for funeral

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By Linda Ireland

 The LaRue County Courthouse will close at noon Thursday, July 25, to allow employees the opportunity to attend the funeral of Christopher Allan “Chris” Jackson. The courthouse will reopen after the funeral.

Jackson, 43, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at University of Louisville Hospital after a long bout with cancer.

He was a member of Magnolia Baptist Church and Director of Emergency

Management and LaRue County E911. He worked through much of his illness.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Nicole Leigh Jackson; his paternal

grandparents, James and Ethel Jackson and his maternal grandfather, Omer


He is survived by a daughter, Kirsta (Kenny Albert) Jackson; a step-son,

Josh Cecil; his parents, Allan and Gayle Jackson; a granddaughter,

Kenley Nicole Albert; and a brother, Marcus Jackson.

The funeral is 1 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia with Rev. Chuck Pollard officiating. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery.

Visitation is noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.