Claude Jackson, 84 years old of Trinidad, TX passed away on August 8, 2016 in Trinidad. He was born June 14, 1932 In Missouri to William Byron Jackson and Leona Becraft Jackson. The Jacksons moved to Trinidad when Claude was a little boy. Claude served our country's military forces in the United States Air Force. Claude is preceded I death by his parents William and Leona, brothers Gene and Andrew Jackson and son James Zaferro. He is survived by his wife Billie Jackson, son Pete Zeferro and wife Madaline, son Billy Don Gifford, Daughters Linda Reese and husband Doyle and family and Pamela Brown, sisters, Virginia "Doll" Carmichael and family, Susan Stanfield and family, two grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Friday, August 12 at 10:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church, Trinidad, TX with Pastor Anita Dinwiddie officiating.