Verona Jacobs

Tuesday, March 9, 2004

MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Verona E. Jacobs, 82, of Marble Hill died Monday, March 8, 2004, at the home of a brother in Marble Hill.

She was born Nov. 2, 1921, at Lutesville, Mo., daughter of Wilson Eric and Jattie Vesta Eaker Wiseman. She and Truman H. Jacobs were married Sept. 20, 1947. He died Nov. 14, 1979.

Jacobs retired from Avon Cosmetic Manufacturing Co. in Chicago, and worked as a dietitian at Harvard Hospital in Harvard, Ill. She was a member of Free Will Baptist Church in Des Plaines, Ill.

Survivors include three brothers, Leo and Charley "Pete" Wiseman of Marble Hill, Jack Wiseman of Effingham, Ill.; a sister, Ruby Nanney of Marble Hill; a grandson; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, an infant brother, four sisters, and a grandchild.

Friends may call at Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Roy Michael officiating. Burial will be in Bollinger County Memorial Park Cemetery near Marble Hill.