Jackson, Andrew "Drew" T.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson

Andrew “Drew” T. Jackson, 64, died on November 24, 2017 in Nashville.

A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, at Chattanooga National Cemetery, and the family will receive friends between 10 a.m.–noon at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. 

Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995. 



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