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Janet E. Jacobs
February 26, 1948 ~ October 8, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
JANET ELIZABETH JACOBS was born on February 26, 1948, in Albany, Georgia to George and Martha Howard.
She graduated from Monroe High School in Albany, GA. After high school, Janet attended Albany State University where she received her Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education and also obtained her Master’s Degree of Education from Georgia State University. She started her teaching career in Donalsonville, GA and went on to teach early childhood education in the Early County School System for thirty-five years until retirement.
After retirement she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
Janet Jacobs accepted Jesus Christ into her life at an early age at Shiloh Baptist Church of Albany, GA. She was a member and served on the Usher board at Union A.M.E Church for over thirty years.
On February 9, 1973, Janet was joined in Holy Matrimony for thirty-eight years to her late husband, Tommy Jacobs, Jr. To this union were born five beautiful daughters.
She was also preceded in death by: a sister, Juanita Broughton; and son-in-law, William Grant.
She leaves behind to cherish her memories: daughters, Tamiko Grant of Albany, GA, Lashanda Jacobs of Charlotte, NC, Denise Jacobs of Charlotte, NC, Kimberly Jacobs of Mobile, AL and April Jacobs (William) Daniels of Moultrie, GA; eight grandchildren, Diquan Thomas, Tykera Barber, Jordan Thomas, Dillion Grant, Trinity Grant, Jasmine Richardson, Ashlyn Daniels and Amber Daniels; four sisters, Bertha Troup of Leesburg, GA, Vivian Howard of Albany, GA, Doris (Herbert) Coney of Fitzgerald, GA and Mildred Howard of Columbus, GA; four sisters-in-law, Mildred (Alex) Williams, Joyce McBurrows, Joyce Jacobs and Priscilla Jacobs; seven brothers-in-law, William Broughton, Johnny (Gladys) Jacobs, Leroy Jacobs, Jerry (Brenda) Jacobs, Larry (Carolyn) Jacobs, Herman Jacobs, Kenneth (Nyla) Jacobs; and a host of nephews, nieces and friends.