Nellie Church Jacobs Obituary

Nellie Church Jacobs of 27 S Richhill St. Waynesburg, died at 12:15 P.M. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1980 at the Greene County Memorial Hospital following a lengthy illness.

She was born in Rogersville, a daughter of the late Charles Homer and Harriet Lightner Church.

In 1927, she married Dr. Donald R. Jacobs, who died in 1962.

She was a member of the First Methodist Church of Waynesburg, the Daughter of Ruth and the United Methodist Women of the church.

She was educated in the Center Township public and high schools, and received a B. S. in Education from Waynesburg College.

She was a retired teacher and housewife, and belonged to several organizations including the Retired Teachers Association, the Eastern Star Emerald Chapter 135 (for over 50 years), the White Shrine Bethesda Chapter 25, Amaranth, the Christopher Gist Chapter of the Daughters of American Colonists (and a past regent), the John Corbly Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Mothers' Study Club, the Waynesburg Library Club, the American Legion Auxiliary 8 and 40 ( and a past president) the John Corbly Society, the Waynesburg College Alumni Ass., the Ladies' Auxiliary to the Greene County Medical Society, the Albert Gallatin Chapter of the Daughters of 1812, the Greene County Senior Citizens' Club and the Daughters of the Nile.

She is survived by two sons, Charles C. Jacobs of Cambridge, Ohio and Dr. Donald W. Jacobs of York, Pa.; a daughter, Mrs. William "Marjorie" Pace of Fairfax, Virginia; a sister, Mrs. Fred "Jeannette" Gillogly of Waynesburg; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister, Mrs. John "Clara" Johnson.

Jacobs-Friends of Nellie Church Jacobs of Waynesburg, who died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1980, will be received at the Frank J. Behm Funeral Home, Waynesburg on Friday from 7 to 9 P.M. and Saturday from 2 to 4 P.M. and 7 to 9 P.M. and Sunday from noon to 2:30 P.M., the hour of the the service in the funeral home with the Rev. George Shultzabarg officiating. Burial will be in Rosemont Cemetery, Rogersville. The following organizations will hold services Saturday evening March 1, - White Shrine -Bethesdaa 25- at 7 P.M..; Emerald Chapter of the Eastern Star; at 7:30 P.M. and the Rebecca Lodge.

Democrat Messenger, February 29, 1980 (Greene County, PA)

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