Funeral services for Dorothy JoAnn Barnes Jacobs, age 79, of Fayetteville will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. James Barnes and Bro. Cleo Moon officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Jacobs went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 13, 2016. She was born in Lincoln County to the late Herman Lee Barnes and Beulah Mae Patterson Ashby on July 16, 1936. She worked as a CNA at Donalson Care Center for many years. She enjoyed church, singing, flowers and being with friends and family, especially her grandchildren. Mrs. Jacobs was a member of Brogan Avenue Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Calvin Jacobs; a son Danny Jacobs; and two brothers Bobby Barnes and John Wesley Prince.
Mrs. Jacobs is survived by a daughter Cindy (Steve) Rush of Keslo; sons Wayne (Teresa) Jacobs, Steve (Patricia) Jacobs and Glen (Gina) Jacobs all of Fayetteville; grandchildren Kristen (Eric) Meyer of Cincinnati, OH, Amanda (Chris) Whaley of Flintville, Michael (Shea) Jacobs, Candice Jacobs, Jason (Melanie) Jacobs, and Kenny (Elizabeth) Russell all of Fayetteville; great-grandchildren Zachary Meyer, Erica Meyer, Jaxon Whaley, Maicee Whaley, Landen Jacobs, Emma Jacobs, Nora Jacobs, Daniel Jacobs, Chloe Jacobs, and Zoey Russell; a sister Mary Lee (Tommy) Keith of Kelso; brothers James (Patsy) Barnes of Fayetteville, David (Elaine) Moore of Flintville, and Oliver (Gail) Prince of Lavergne, TN.
Visitation with the family will be 5 – 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lincoln Medical Hospice 1797 Wilson Parkway, Fayetteville, TN 37334.