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Roy James Jacobs

Funeral services for Roy Jacobs will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Clarke County with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. Jacobs, 86, of Meridian, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Miss.

Roy was a veteran of the United States Navy. He retired after 30 years in the grocery business. He attended First Baptist Church of Collinsville.

Survivors include; son, Charles Jacobs (Maria); daughter, Ima Sue Palmer (Richard); grandchildren, Josh Jacobs (Shelley), Lindsay Broome (Joseph), Matt Jacobs (Ashley), Joel Jacobs, Heather Little (Cody), Lauren Jacobs and Daniel Palmer; five great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara Thomas; half-sister, Vickie Stewart; half-brother, Ronnie Hatcher; best friend, Mary Munn; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie Jean Jacobs; sons, Walter Jacobs and James Jacobs; parents, and two brothers.

Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at robertbarhamffh.com.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home.
Published on January 31, 2018
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