Stella Mae Jacobs, 77, Cromwell, went home to be with the Lord at 7:35 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017.
She was born on Nov. 14, 1939 to Granville and Ogie (Handshoe) Bolen in Rock Fork, Ky. She married Shelby Jacobs Sr. on April 23, 1971 in Ligonier.
Mrs. Jacobs was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Ligonier. She loved to garden and enjoy God’s creation. She also liked to fish and very much enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
Stella is survived by her husband, Shelby of Cromwell; her children: John Charles of Cromwell; Loretta (Johnny) Huff of Ligonier; Shelby Jacobs Jr. of Cromwell; grandchildren: David, Cari, Brenda, Stella, Brittany, TJ, Katelyn, Summer, and Gracie; siblings: Bonnie Hyde, Connie Messer, Ronnie Bolen, and Gary Bolen.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Brenda Ruggles; a son, Terry Smith; a grandchild, Sylvia Cole; siblings, Emily Johnson, Barbara Hawbaken, Madge Bolen, Kenneth Bolen, and Don Bolen.
There will be a funeral service in Mrs. Jacobs’ honor 11 a.m. Sunday, April 16 at Shiloh Baptist Church, 709 Johnson Street Ligonier, with Pastor Jimmy Shepherd officiating. Burial will be in Brushy Chapel Cemetery in LaGrange, IN off of Route 3.
There will be a time of visitation from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at the church.
Memorial donations in Stella’s honor may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church – 709 Johnson Street Ligonier, IN 46767.