Helen Jacobs
Helen Jacobs
  • October 11, 1935 - October 12, 2017
  • Mesquite, Texas

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Helen Gertrude Jacobs, 82, passed away Thursday morning, October 12, 2017, in her home where she spent her last days surrounded by family.

Helen was born October 11, 1935 in Accord, New York and moved to Texas in 1967. She was devout in her Christian faith. Helen cherished her time spent with her close friends at Rutherford Community and Evans Community Centers. Special thanks, to her Pastor Tom McCann and his wife Mary McCann from New Covenant Baptist Church, and to all her fellow church friends for their prayers and support during this difficult time.

Helen was preceded in death by her father Jason Smith, mother Muriel May Smith, sisters Arline May Costello and Mary Smith.

She is survived by her loving family: Husband, Fred Jacobs; Sister, Catherine Crowell; Daughters, Barbara Reyna and her husband Steve, Helen Buttermark and her husband Joe; Grandchildren, Melissa Penk and her husband Matt, Anthony Reyna, Joshua Eddy, Ashley Eddy; Great-Grandchildren, Bianca and Isabella Penk.

The family will receive friends at a visitation, 6-8pm. Monday October 16, 2017 at Roselawn Funeral Home, Seagoville, Texas. Funeral Service will be 2:00pm. Tuesday October 17, 2017 at Roselawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Seagoville, Texas where Helen will be laid to rest in Hillside Gardens.

Please leave condolences for the family at www.roselawn-memorials.com