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William Lee Jacobs

Memorial services for William Lee Jacobs, age 83 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Dwight Smith officiating. Burial will be in New Grove Cemetery. Mr. Jacobs passed away Friday morning in Donalson Care Center.

He was a native of Lincoln County and the son of the late Frank Vance and Mary Sue Noah Jacobs. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army, former truck driver for Genesco and Lincoln Farmer’s Co-op and was a member of the Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife Thanna Bevels Marshall Jacobs of Fayetteville, son Edward and Suzy Jacobs of Saltillo, MS, son Tony Jacobs of Gurley, AL, step-daughter Julie Smith of Cumming, GA, step-son David Marshall of Cumming, GA, granddaughter Hannah Jacobs of Knoxville, TN, step-granddaughters Stephanie and Jessie Smith both of Cumming, GA, sisters Nancy Hudson of Fayetteville, Judy Manning of Clarksville, TN, Lanelle Pennington of Brookville, IN, Ann Dabbs of Murfreesboro, TN, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until time of services at 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home.

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#1 Comment By Judy Stafford On June 7, 2013 @ 9:22 pm

Nancy and Family,
I am so sorry to hear about William.My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Love You,
Judy Stafford

#2 Comment By The Smith Family On June 7, 2013 @ 10:44 pm

Thanna & family,
We’re very sorry for the loss of William.

#3 Comment By Michelle Noles On June 9, 2013 @ 12:41 am

Tony and Hannah,

I am so sorry to hear of your lost. My thoughts and prays
are with yall. Just know that he is in a better place and no more suffing. May god be with you and your family. If their is anything I can do just let me know.

Love always,

Michelle Noles
Amanda Noles McAnally

#4 Comment By Donna Mitchell On June 9, 2013 @ 4:23 am

We are so sorry for your loss. He was a great man and will truly be missed.
I am sorry but we will be unable to attend the services because we are out of town. However, our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Love you,
Donna, Bobby, Kellie & Chris Mitchell

#5 Comment By Rexine Douthit Pigg926 On June 9, 2013 @ 10:19 am

Thanna & Family, the Holy Scriptures really help in times of bereavement. I’m so glad you and William Lee had such a wonderful marriage and life together. It was always a joy to be around you both. Love, Rexiine

#6 Comment By Donna Drennon Barber On June 9, 2013 @ 12:39 pm

So sorry to here about your dad’s death.

#7 Comment By kim noel On June 9, 2013 @ 7:09 pm

Mrs thannasorry about your loss of mr William he was a great man he was loved by many will will greatly missed if u need anything let us know love Kim ans blane

#8 Comment By Linda Lane-Overton On June 10, 2013 @ 4:34 am

Tony and family, I was so sorry to hear from my brother Burt that your Dad passed away. Tony, you and your family were so fondly thought of by our Mom & Dad and family. My sincere sympathy to all of you.

Linda Lane-Overton (Towry)

#9 Comment By Linda Overton On June 10, 2013 @ 4:49 am

Tony & Family, I received a call today from my brother Burt, telling me your Dad had passed away. I am so very sorry for your loss. I know you will cherish your memories of your Dad.

Linda Overton (Towry)

#10 Comment By Janet Lindsay On July 1, 2013 @ 8:39 pm

Thana, I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was a wonderful man, and I know you will miss him! You are in my prayers. Love, Janet

#11 Comment By Tony On December 24, 2014 @ 7:05 am

Thanks to everyone who loved my father. No one loved him no more than me and I miss him everyday. Thanks to all my friends who came and supported me. Bye Dad…I miss you already