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Matthew Gray Jackson

March 26, 1985 ~ March 21, 2021 (age 35)


 Matthew Gray Jackson, 35, of Chattanooga passed away March 21, 2021. Matt was 2003 graduate of Ooltewah High School and graduated from E.C.P.C. with an associates degree in computer programming. He worked for US Xpress for 15 years as a Load Planner, and was a member of ChristWay Church.


He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Audie Jackson, Christine (Mark) Canfield, and Margaret (Ralph) Ownbey; and his uncle, Stafford Ownbey.


He is survived by his wife, Emily; son, Cooper; father, Jim (CJ) Jackson, mother, Teresa (David) Buchanan; brother, Russ Jackson; siblings-in-law, John (Heather) Gross, Andi (Michael) Gross, and Zack (Samantha) Frazier; father-in-law, Jeff Frazier; mother-in-law, Lynda (Gene) Jarrett; aunts, Penny (Nelson) Farr, Waleska, GA, Kaye (Brett) Jenkins, Saginaw, TX; Jill Jackson, Springstown, TX; numerous cousins; his dogs, Lucy and Smokey; and numerous close friends.


A memorial service will be held at 3 PM, Sunday, March 28 in the funeral home chapel with Elder David Smith officiating.


In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Matt’s memory to ChristWay Community Church, 6201 Mountain View Road, Ooltewah, TN 37363.


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The family will receive friends from 4-8 PM, Saturday, March 27, at the Funeral Home. Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.




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March 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN

Memorial Service
March 28, 2021

3:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home Chapel - Chattanooga
7454 E. Brainerd Road
Chattanooga, TN


ChristWay Community Church
6201 Mountain View Road, Ooltewah TN 37363

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