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  Born: November 4, 1937
  Place of Birth: Madill, Oklahoma
  Death: March 27, 2009
  Place of Death: Madill, Oklahoma

Leston Pate Jacks
November 4, 1937 - March 27, 2009
Leston Pate Jacks, 71 of Madill, Oklahoma died on Friday, March 27, 2009, at the hospital in Madill. He was born on November 4, 1937 in Madill to the late A.G. Jacks and Virginia Jane Jackson Jacks. Leston grew up on a small farm north of Madill and attended Madill schools where he graduated in 1956. He later received his Masters Degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Leston has worked as a counselor for more than 30 years. He married Johnnie Ruth McClure on June 28, 1959, and she preceded him in death on March 22, 1996. Leston later married Charlotte Ann Caldwell on April 4, 1997, in Dallas, Texas. Leston was a member of the Oakview Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening, birdwatching, woodworking, fishing and sports.

He is survived by:

Wife: Charlotte Ann Jacks, Madill, OK

Children: Wynne Stowers and husband Rick, Madill, OK
Stewart Jacks and wife Lynnis, Lakeside, AZ
Amy Bond and husband Stewart, Madill, OK
Beth Berry and husband Greg, Denton, TX
Brandon Jacks, Madill, OK

Step Children: Julie Hitchcock and husband Kevin, Durant, OK
Lance Glaze and wife Breann Glaze, Madill, OK

13 Grandchildren: Jeffery and Erin Stowers, Spencer (J.L.), Paten, Samuel (James) Bond, Sheldon and Ethan Jacks, Jacob (J.T.), Olivia and Autumn Glaze, Colin Berry, Joshua and Jonathan Hitchcock.

Mother-in-law: Kate Caldwell, Madill, OK

Brothers-in-law: John Caldwell and wife Vicki, Whitesboro, TX
Alan Caldwell and wife Robin, Dallas, TX

Leston was preceded in death by his parents, first wife and his aunt Bessie Jacks and uncle Alfred Jacks.




Monday March 30, 2009, 11 am to 9 pm at Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma
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Family Hour

Monday March 30, 2009, 7 to 8 pm at Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma
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Funeral Service

Tuesday March 31, 2009, 10 am at Oakview Baptist Church, Madill, Oklahoma
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Woodberry-Forest Cemetery, Madill, Oklahoma
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Memorial donations can be made to:
Oakview Baptist Church Educational Building Fund