Carol Ann “Annie” Jacobs, 77, of Lakeview, passed away Thursday morning, Dec. 28, 2017, at OSU Wexner Medical Center, Columbus.
Annie was born May 11, 1940, in Lakeview, a daughter of the late Donald and Lois Sickles Reed. On Aug. 17, 1956, she married Clarence E. “Jake” Jacobs in Liberty, Ind., and he preceded her in death Aug. 26, 2016. She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Nikki Lynn Shoe, and a sister, Sue Hinkle.
She is survived by three daughters, Darlene (Steve) Shoe, Cheryl (David) Lyons and Lisa (Wes) Legge, all of Bellefontaine; a son, Lester “Jakie” Jacobs of Lake Alford, Fla.; nine grandchildren, Randy (Shaniqua), Jacob, Cody, Nicklaus, Josh (Sue), Devin (Rebecca), Dylan, Jamie and Caleb; two great-grandchildren, Kaylin and Blake; and several nieces and nephews.
Annie was a one of the original founders, past president and life member of Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post 39 Auxiliary. She retired from Copeland in Sidney after 27 years. Annie was an avid fan of sports especially the OSU Buckeyes, Cincinnati Reds, Dallas Cowboys and Cleveland Cavaliers. She enjoyed participating in and winning NFL fantasy leagues due to her knowledge and diligent research. Annie was a loving mom and opened her home to many. A very giving woman, Annie would help anyone in need. She will be greatly missed. Rev. Karen Blackburn will begin funeral services at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at Shoffstall Funeral Home, 205 S. Main St., Lakeview, with visitation beginning at 11 a.m. Burial is in Huntsville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given in her name to the Nikki Lynn Shoe Scholarship Fund for Indian Lake High School or Doyle R. Miller Amvets Post 39.
Condolences may be expressed at shoffstallfuneralhome.com.