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Myrtis Louise (Mikell) Jacobs

September 16, 1943 ~ November 30, 2022 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Obituary

Ms. Myrtis Louise Mikell Jacobs, 79, of Waycross, passed away Wednesday evening, November 30, 2022, at the Hospice Satilla Hospice House.

Born in Waycross, GA on September 16, 1943, she had lived in Ware County most of her life. Ms. Jacobs was a 1961 graduate of Waycross High School.  She had been a bookkeeper for Waycross Battery & Electric prior to going to work for the State of Georgia doing bookkeeping for the Ware County Fire Department, the Ware County Airport, and lastly, Ware County E.M.A.  Ms. Jacobs loved riding horses and working in her yard.  She was a member of Rehobeth Baptist Church where she had been active in picking up the senior ladies and taking them to church on Sundays.  She had also attended Jamestown Baptist Church some years ago.

She was the daughter of the late Willie Otis & Myrtis Louise Bennett Mikell.   

Survivors include her two daughters and a son-in-law, Lisa Bailey of Waycross and Laura & Chris Doremus of Needville, TX; 5 grandchildren, Shane (Ashley) Music, Jordan (Jarrod) Hickox, Andrew (Sierra) Martinez, Jackson Doremus, and Emily Doremus; 4 great grandchildren, Haylee Music, Harper Music, Mavery Martinez, and Claire Hickox; and several other relatives and friends.

A memorial service for Ms. Jacobs will be held Saturday evening, December 3, 2022, at 6:00 o’clock from the Rehobeth Baptist Church with Rev. Phil Jordan officiating.

Visitation for Ms. Jacobs will be held at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 3, 2022

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rehobeth Baptist Church
1296 Cason Road
Blackshear, GA 31516

Memorial Service
Saturday
December 3, 2022

6:00 PM
Rehobeth Baptist Church
1296 Cason Road
Blackshear, GA 31516

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