Bettie Jean Jacobs, 72, of Columbia City, formerly of Ligonier, passed away at 10:02 a.m. on Thursday, August 19, 2021, at her son’s home. She was born on Aug. 16, 1949, the daughter of Fred and Suzanna (Beechy) Jones in LaGrange County. In 1969 she married Rudolph L. Jacobs Sr., he preceded her in death in 1977.
Immediate survivors include her children, Rudolph L. “Rudy” (Wendy) Jacobs; of Columbia City, Ella (Bill) Demuth of Greenville, SC, and Bob (Stephanie) Jacobs of Cromwell; nine grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren; four brothers, Ivan (Carolyn) Jones of Albion, Kenneth Jones of Topeka, Raymond (Linda) Jones of Ligonier, and Larry (Liz) Jones of Bristol; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Legacy Cremation & Remembrance Center is in charge of arrangements. The family will host a celebration of Bettie’s life at a later date.