Beatrice Jacobs

Sunday, February 13, 2005

Beatrice "Bea" Jacobs, 92, of Jackson died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005, at the Monticello House.

She was born June 29, 1912, near Neelys Landing, daughter of Willis and Rena Atchison Tripp. She and Lester "Bus" Jacobs were married in May 1930. He died July 18, 1999.

Survivors include two daughters, Corletta Winder and Gladys Howard, both of Jackson; three brothers, Paul Tripp of San Mateo, Calif., Denzil Tripp of High Ridge, Mo., Webb Tripp of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Dorothy Beard of Maryville, Ill., Jewell Donovan of Pacific, Mo.; seven granchildren; 15 great- grandchildren; and 13 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, four brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with Rev. John Rhodes officiating. Burial will be in McLain's Chapel Cemetery.