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MOULTRIE, Ga. -- Benny Gerald Jacobs, 73, of Moultrie, Ga., died Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Pruitt Health-Moultrie.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at Cobb Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Julian Griner officiating. Interment will follow in Schley Cemetery.
Casketbearers will be Logan Sixkiller, Dakoda Flowers, John Flowers, John Paul Duckworth, Josh Jacobs and Tim Demott.
Born April 16, 1943 in Sylvester, Ga., he was the son of the late Tillman Ben Jacobs and Thelma Ione Poole Jacobs. Mr. Jacobs was a mechanic at Jacob's Automotive and was of the Baptist faith. His family remembers how he was a hard worker, loved to fish and was a loving father.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ruth Meredith Jacobs; sister, Annette Barker.
Survivors include four daughters, Lynn Jacobs, Cindy Paige and husband Dustin, all of Moultrie, Ga., Melissa Flowers and husband Hank of Norman Park, Ga., Traci Tucker and husband Gary of Valdosta, Ga.; eight grandchildren, Adriana Lamb, John Flowers and wife Kaitlynn, Dylan Flowers and wife Makena, Logan Sixkiller, Dakoda Flowers, Ashton Flowers, Mason Tucker and AmaLee Tucker; two brothers, Dorsey Jacobs and wife Patty of Moultrie, Ga., Ray Jacobs of Jacksonville, Fla.; five sisters, Dorothy Gay and husband Dan of Moultrie, Ga., Marie Conger and husband Gene of Norman Park, Ga., Janice Demott and husband Rodney, Judy Garner and husband Glenn, Kay Sellers and husband Jimmy, all of Moultrie, Ga.; two sisters-in-law, Joy Ricks and husband Randy, Brenda Meredith, all of Moultrie, Ga.; and other family members.
The family will receive friends from 6:00PM - 8:00PM Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Cobb Funeral Chapel.
The family may be contacted at the home of Melissa and Hank Flowers.
Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with arrangements.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.cobbfuneralchapel.com.
Published on February 20, 2017
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