Tye Jackson death, obituary: Tye Jackson death happened October 18, 2019. She was only 33 years old.
Funeral services for Jackson will take place on Oct. 26 at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church. Viewing will take place from 10-11 a.m. and be immediately followed by the funeral.
Attendees are asked to wear red and black, as those were her favorite colors.
Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church
5703 Weaver Road
Houston, Texas 77016
Tye Jackson is survived by her mother Tonice Henry and her sister Trina Taylor.
Tye Jackson death, obituary: Tye Jackson cause of death – what happened?
Details about Tye Jackson cause of death, how Tye Jackson death happened are not public at this time.
The University of Houston Women’s Basketball program mourned the former student-athlete death in a tribute from Senior Associate AD/SWA DeJuena Chizer that read:
”Tye was not only one of the most decorated women basketball players to come through UH, she was also one of the most kind-hearted individuals you would ever meet.
She never met a stranger and would give you her last. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tonice, Trina and her family. Tye will always hold a special place in our hearts.”
A Houston native and standout for the Cougars, Jackson played for Houston from 2005-08. In three seasons, Jackson scored 1,197 points and became the 14th player in program history to surpass the 1,000-point mark.
Ranking among the top-10 in seven different categories, including scoring average, made three-point field goals, made free throw and assists, Jackson left Houston as one of the most decorated players in program history.
She holds the program record in single-game points after scoring a career-high 43 points against Marshall in 2007 and is one of two players to surpass the 40-point mark in a single game.
A graduate of Westfield High School, Jackson is a three-time All-Conference USA selection, two-time Naismith Trophy Watch List selection and Senior CLASS Award candidate.
Please say a prayer for her grieving family and loved ones. May her soul rest in perfect peace.