Myrtle E. Jacobs

Myrtle Euarcha Jacobs, 91, of West Chester, Ohio, formerly of Cocoa, Florida, and Broadview Heights, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Myrtle was born in Blount County, Tennessee, on July 17, 1926, the daughter of the late Ira and Eva (Kirby) Graves. On Dec. 17, 1957, Myrtle was united in marriage to Gerald “Jerry” Jacobs in South Bend, Indiana. Jerry preceded her in death on July 31, 2006. She was a member of the Faith Viera Lutheran Church in Rockledge, Florida.

Myrtle is survived by her daughter, Sandra Newman; and grandson, Mark Newman; as well as other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry; her parents; four sisters; and two brothers.

A memorial service for Myrtle will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at Swedberg Funeral Home in Gresham. Inurnment will be in the Red Springs Cemetery in the Town of Red Springs. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.