FREDERICKTOWN — Jean Ann Jacobs, 85, of Fredericktown, passed away Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at Bradley Bay Health Center in Bay Village, Ohio. She was born Sept. 12, 1928, in Columbus, to the late Floyd and Florence (Kinney) Smith. Jean Ann retired as a secretary from Fredericktown City Schools; she also was employed at the Knox County Court House. She was an active member of the Fredericktown First Presbyterian Church. Jean Ann enjoyed her time with the Mothers Round Table in Fredericktown. She loved reading, discussing politics and current events. She was an avid OSU football and basketball fan along with the Cleveland Indians. Most of all she loved being around her family and close friends.
Jean Ann is survived by her children, Carol Jacobs of Fredericktown, Diane (Chuck) Kelley of Reynoldsburg and David (Brenda) Jacobs of Bay Village; six grandchildren, Caitlin, Clark, Cole and Casey Jacobs, Becky and Michael Kelley; a brother, Dr. Donald (Melba) Smith of Muncie, Ind.; a sister, Carolyn (Larry) Lotz of Bellville; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde E. Jacobs, who passed away Jan. 21, 2014.
The family will observe a private funeral service with Pastor Mike Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Fredericktown First Presbyterian Church, 17 S Main St., Fredericktown, OH 43019.
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