Zaylin Lemont Jackson was born on August 24, 1999 to Marquetta “Johnson” Jackson and Geno Jones in Denver, Colorado. He was the oldest of two children and was known as the jokester of the family; constantly seeking ways to place a smile on the faces of those around him. Zaylin received his GED in 2017 and had the desire to be an entrepreneur. Zaylin was an up and coming artist who had a strong passion for music, art, and fashion design. In his free time, Zaylin promoted social gatherings via “The Jugg” and enjoyed outdoor activities with friends. Zaylin took an abundance of pride in his appearance and appealed to the ladies by always smelling and looking his best. Zaylin gave the best bear hugs; the warmth could uplift any spirit. To have known Zaylin, is merely a gift.
Zaylin Lemont Jackson departed this life on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He leaves to cherish his everlasting memories, his mother and stepfather: Marquetta & Willie Jackson (Highlands Ranch, CO), sibling: Zaire Jackson (Highlands Ranch, CO); grandparents: Janice & Judge Marcus (Montgomery, AL), Donna King(Aurora, CO), Rose Jackson (Denver, CO), Field Jones (Mobile, AL); aunts/uncles: Martesh & Quint Swanson (Montgomery, AL), Derios & Tana Edwards (Commerce City, CO); Venessie & Willie Brown(Atlanta, Ga.), Glenda “Jean” & Johnny Hawthorn (Atlanta, Ga.), Vera Jackson & LaNaire Gilkey (Princeton, TX), Jerrick Jackson (Denver, CO), Orlando Jackson (Deceased), Joy & Sean Perry (Aurora, CO), Jackie Hughs (Mobile, AL), Sharon Jones (Mobile, AL), and a host of caring cousins and friends.
Friends and family are welcome to attend visitation on Friday, February 21, 2020, beginning at 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., at Tabor Funeral Home, 75 South 13th Avenue, in Brighton, Colorado 80601. Funeral Services honoring Zaylin will be Saturday, February 22, 2020, also at the funeral home.
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