The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Julia Jacobs, 103, will be held during a Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 12:00 pm, at St. Therese Catholic Church. Rites of Christian burial will follow in Hollywood Community Cemetery under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home. A Prayer Vigil will be held Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Ladies Auxiliary Services will be at 9:30 a.m., and a Rosary will be prayed at 9:45 a.m. all at the funeral home.

Visitation will be from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

She died Saturday, Dec. 13, at Clairmont Nursing Home in Beaumont.

Residing in Orange some 80 years, she was a lifelong and active member of the St. Therese Catholic Church. She was a 50 year member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Knights of St. Peter Claver, Court #44. She was also a member of the Ladies Sodality and the Catholic Daughters.


Loved ones left to cherish her memories are daughter and son-in-law, Mary Julia and Dr. Hubert Monroe of Beaumont; two sons and daughters-in-law, Alvin and Margaret Jacobs of Katy and Adam “Windy” and Dorothy Jacobs of Orange; five grandchildren, Gerald Smith of Shreveport, LA, Reginald Jacobs (Dana) of Missouri City, Ursula Monroe Patterson (Thomas) of Mansfield, TX, Anessia Rene’ Jacobs Chambers (Carlos) of Sugarland, Kimberly Monroe of Beaumont, and seven great grandchildren. Also a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends, and Mrs. Mary S. Crossley, a special spiritual daughter.

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