Be Alert: Unlicensed Agent Operating in Northeast Mississippi
Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney and the Mississippi Insurance Department
are alerting consumers that there is an individual operating in the Monroe County area who does
not have an agent’s license and has no authority to collect insurance premiums.
Melvin Earl Jackson, Sr. of Aberdeen, MS has been acting as an agent and collecting premiums
for two burial associations, (Jackson Mortuary and Burial Insurance, Inc. and Modernistic Burial
Association). He has also collected premiums on policies issued by various industrial life
Jackson, the subject of an ongoing investigation by the Mississippi Insurance Department,
does not have an agent’s license issued by the Department and has NO authority to collect
insurance premiums from anyone or on behalf of any company.
The Mississippi Insurance Department warns consumers that anyone who believes they
have policies through Jackson Mortuary and Burial Insurance, Inc. or Modernistic Burial
Association, should not pay premiums to Jackson. Any policyholders who have been paying
premiums to Jackson or Jackson Mortuary (funeral home) or who have questions about their
coverage may call the Mississippi Insurance Department’s Toll Free Consumer Hotline at