January 2016  Messenger PDF

We mourn the loss of our longtime rector, Fr. Terry Jackson, who passed away on December 26th, 2015. Fr. Terry was rector at St. James from 1973 until his retirement in 2004. He was made Rector Emeritus in 2007. Fr. Jackson was a leader in the Leesburg Community, serving as longtime chair of the Board of Directors at Lifestream Behavioral Center, and chair of the Board of Trustees at Lake Sumter State College. He is survived by his wife, Donna; daughters, Kim Spear (Mike Spear); Debbie Oliver (George Oliver); Michelle Ryan (Joe Ryan); Jennifer Burnsed (Matt Burnsed); sister, Janet (Doug) Parham; brother, Bobby (Nadine) Jackson, along with 11 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.