A Sailor's Story: Fireman Timothy Jerome Jackson

Fireman Timothy Jerome Jackson was born on February 25, 1970, in Anniston Alabama. He graduated from Anniston Alabama in 1988 and enlisted in the US Navy shortly after his graduation.

He would be assigned to the USS Saratoga and deployed to the Persian Gulf in 1990.

On December 22, 1990, while returning from shore leave in Haifa Israel, the ferry transporting the sailors from shore to the USS Saratoga sank and Fireman Jackson drown.  He rests at the Eden Hills Cemetery in Anniston Alabama.