Jo Anne Walker Jacobs, of Benton, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. She was born in Spadra to the late Millard C. Walker and Emma Harmon Walker.
She owned and operated Jo Anne’s Hairstyles in Benton for many years. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Benton, a 50-year member of Calvary Baptist Church’s choir, a Sunday School teacher and director, and a pillar of the church.
She was a member of Fortnightly Club.
Mrs. Jacobs loved the Lord, was a fantastic cook, enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, and was loved by all.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her spouse, Raymond Paul Jacobs; one son, Jeffrey Neil Jacobs; and her siblings.
Survivors include one son, Keith Paul Jacobs and wife Tammy of Alexander; a daughter, Krista Jean Hopkins and husband David of Benton; three grandchildren, Jordan and Jaret Jacobs and Griffin Hopkins; one special friend, Bobbye Lovell; and other relatives and friends.
Funeral service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton (501-315-4047) with the Revs. Oscar Golden, Carl Wright and Frank Thurman officiating. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander.
Visitation is set from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22, at the funeral home.
To honor her memory, gifts may be made to American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116; or Calvary Baptist Church, 612 Valley View Road, Benton, AR 72019.
Family comments: Mrs. Jacobs spent her life serving others and, most importantly, the Lord.
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