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Sharon Nix Jacobs

August 5, 1961 — October 30, 2018

Waycross- Sharon Nix Jacobs, 57 of Waycross, GA., passed away Tuesday evening (October 30, 2018) at her residence following an extended illness.

Born in Fernandina Beach, FL. her parents were Robert Nix and Essie Mae Jewell Lambert. She was also preceded in death by her brother, Robert Ray Nix.

Sharon worked many years as a Medical Sitter, she was very passionate about her work. She also loved spending time with her family, gardening, cooking, and especially fishing, she traveled many places participating in bass tournaments.

Survivors include her husband, Chester Jacobs, of Waycross; four brothers and a sister-in-law, Herbert E. Nix (Roseane) of Boca Raton, FL., Edward Nix of Nassauville, FL., John W. Spruill of Blackshear, and Warren E. Spruill of Waycross; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Patricia Nix Woolard (Leon) of Smithville, NC., Lynn Rowland (Fiance, Dan Brown) of Hickory, NC., and Rita F. Gill (Gene) of Blackshear; two special pets, Sassy and Smokey. Also several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and a host of friends.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday (November 3, 2018) at 11AM from the Chapel of Frye Funeral Home with Rev. Will Jacobs officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service, at the Funeral Home.

Burial will follow in Hortense Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Aaron Jacobs, Austin Jacobs, Bill Rowland, Eric Causey, Dustin Causey, and Denver Thomas.

Family and Pallbearers are asked to meet at the Funeral Home by 10:30AM Saturday.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

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