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Ruby Inez Roberts Hall Jacobs

May 3, 1928 — August 31, 2023


Ruby Inez Roberts Jacobs, 95, of Siler City, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 31, 2023.

Ruby was born in Concord, VA on May 3, 1928, to Mott McKinley Roberts, Sr. and Colena Elizabeth Doss Roberts. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, James T. Hall; her second husband, Harold G. Jacobs; grandson, Gordon Edwards; brothers, Mott McKinley Roberts, Jr., and Hunter Roberts, and sisters, Bea Mann, Dorothy Woody, and Catherine Drinkard.

Mrs. Jacobs loved the Lord and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Siler City. She received her RN degree at Virginia Baptist Hospital School of Nursing. She was a hard worker and loved her family.

Ruby is survived by her two daughters, Phyllis H. Edwards (Joe), of Dunn and Faye Hall, of Greensboro; four brothers, Gerald Roberts of Richmond VA, Fred Roberts of Lynchburg, VA, Ned Roberts of Lynchburg, VA, and David Roberts of Brownsville, TX; one granddaughter, Heather Halliwell; great grandchildren, Scarlett Halliwell, Lucas Edwards, and Kenna Edwards; stepsons, David (Ann) Jacobs, Gordon (Pam) Jacobs; and special friends, Willie Bowers (Floyd) of Siler City and sons Preston Bowers (Michelle), and Randy Bowers (Jennifer), their children, Casey Neuhoff (Craig), Sarah Bowers, Thomas Bowers, and Katie Bowers all of Winterville, NC; granddaughter by marriage, Tai Edwards, of Summerville, SC.

The graveside service will be Tuesday, September 12, at 11:00 AM, at the Concord Cemetery in Concord, VA.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to BBN, (Bible Broadcasting Network) or to your church of choice.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is serving the Jacobs family. A book will be available to be signed at the funeral home.

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