Lorena Hall Jacobs

Friday, September 25, 2015

Walnut Ridge -- Lorena Hall Jacobs, 96, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. She was born June 1, 1919, in Black Oak to the late J.W. and Tennie Carlisle Hall. She was a homemaker, a longtime resident of Egypt and a member of the Egypt Baptist Church.

She is survived by her children, Jean Fort (Bill), Wayne Jacobs (Sue), Dena Hair, Roger Jacobs (Pat), Gail Arnold (Don), Terry Neely (Jim), Barbara Fairester (Troy), Donnie Jacobs (Becky) and Ronnie Jacobs (Sherry); 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Jacobs.

A graveside service to celebrate of her life was 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 25, at Markum Cemetery with Rev. Doran Gregory officating under the direction of Gregg- Langford Bookout Funeral Home.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were Donnie Jacobs, Ronnie Jacobs, Rick Fort, Skip Fort, Cason McQuay, Matthew Travis, Jonathan Jacobs and Dorman Hufstedler. Honorary pallbearers were Crocket Fort, Christerpher Fort, B.J. Fort, Cameron Jacobs, Nathan Lewis and Casey Gilliam.

Lasting memorials may be sent to Lawrence Hall Nursing Center, 1051 W. Free St., Walnut Ridge, AR 72476.