Mrs. Karen Jane (Blair) JacobsDecember 26, 1963 ~ October 25, 2017 (age 53)
Mrs. Karen Blair Jacobs age 53 of Smithville, went home to be with The Lord on Wednesday afternoon, October 25, 2017 at The Sarah Cannon Center at Centennial Medical Center. She was born December 26, 1963 to her parents, Betty Hollis Blair and the late Wayne Blair. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ray and Rachel Todd Hollis and Howard and Annie Opal Blair; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Bill and Louise Jacobs. Mrs. Karen was a member of the Smithville Church of Christ and taught in the DeKalb County School System for 30 plus years. A lady that had such a heart and love for people. She leaves to cherish so many wonderful memories, her husband, Shawn Jacobs of Smithville; 2 children, Justin (Macy) Nokes and Caitlin Jacobs and special friend, Joel Wilkerson of Smithville; her mother and special dad, Betty Blair and JR Redmon of Smithville; step-mother, Sue Blair of Smithville; brother, Keith (Amanda) Blair of Smithville; step-sister, Vicki Haggard of Smithville; step-brother, Tim Adcock of Jackson; nieces and nephews, Kathryn, Anna Rachel, and William Blair, Ryan and Katie Sue Haggard all of Smithville and Jackson and Caroline Adcock of Jackson; many, many friends too numerous to mention and all of her students. Funeral services celebrating Mrs. Karen's life will be held 2:PM Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Smithville Church of Christ with Bros. Tim Woodward, Dan Gulley and Alex Woodward officiating and burial will follow in Whorton Springs Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Friday 3:PM until 8:PM at DeKalb Funeral Chapel and Saturday 11:AM until the time of the service at 2:PM at the Smithville Church of Christ. In addition to flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to the Byrd Jones Cemetery Fund or to the charity of your choice, in memory of Mrs. Karen. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.