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Georgia A. Jacobs

Birth Date: November 12, 1946
Death Date: May 6, 2018

Decatur – Georgia A. Jacobs, 71, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Georgia was born November 12, 1946, in Decatur, IL, the daughter of Lon and Marie (Williams) Ernest. Georgia married Dwight Jacobs on July 3, 1965, in Decatur, IL. They spent 52 wonderful years together. A member of Life Foursquare Church, Georgia retired from the accounting department at DMH.
Mom loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren whom she dearly adored. She enjoyed camping, lunches with her girlfriends, and giving to others.

Georgia is survived by her husband, Dwight; daughter, Sherry (Kraig) Bird; son, Michael Jacobs; grandchildren, Taylor, Tucker and Trent Bird, all of Decatur; sister-in-law, Joyce Manley of North Carolina and sister, Carol (Mark) Kreke of Decatur. Many cousins, nieces, nephews and special great- grand baby Bella.

Georgia was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Nancy Walsh.

Georgia was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother with a heart of gold.
You were the rock and light for us, your words of wisdom, love and praise will always be instilled in us.

We may no longer be able to see you with our eyes, touch you with our hands, but we will always feel you in our hearts, FOREVER, Love your T. Birds

Visitation will be Thursday, May 10, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Funeral services to celebrate her life will be 10 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, at Life Foursquare Church. Burial will follow in Macon County Memorial Park, Decatur. Memorials may be made to Life Foursquare Church, Kidney Foundation at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Special thanks to Dr. Velasco and nurses, Dr. West and team of Springfield and the ICU nurses at DMH.

The family of Georgia A. Jacobs is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave, Decatur, IL 62526. Condolences and memories may be shared at

Video Tribute for Georgia A. Jacobs:

May 10, 2018
5:00 pm
- 7:00 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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Funeral Service
May 11, 2018
10:00 am
Life Foursquare Church
2954 W Ash Ave Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. I remember Georgia from many family reunions when we were young. She was my Dad's cousin but closer to me in age. She was sweet and kind to me. May God give you, her family, strength and peace as you mourn her loss.
    Toni Cunningham (daughter of Richard Williams)

  2. So sorry for your loss, remember Georgia as a great neighbor to my parents Bob and Pat Metzger for many years, and loved seeing her on her hospital visits to DMH where we could get caught up on all the news, a wonderful friendly person, will be greatly missed. Gods Blessing to all the family, Donna Hahn

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