COMMERCE - Martin (Chief) Jacobs, 65, passed away on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at Athens Regional Medical Center.
Chief was preceded in death by a brother, Marion C. Jacobs; and sisters, Barbara Jean Orcutt and Joyce Herrington.
Survivors include sons, David and wife Amanda Jacobs, Commerce, and Chris and wife Hope Spears, Chattanooga, Tenn.; a daughter, Michelle and husband Luke Sibley, Lula; 11 grandchildren; sisters, Ernestine Presley, Frances Truitt, Peggy Thomas, and Connie Cummings; and brothers, Eddie Jacobs, Billy Jacobs, Daniel Jacobs, and Jimmy Jacobs.
Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, October 5, in the chapel of Evans Funeral Home with the Rev. Chris Heath officiating. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.crowellbrothers.com.
Crowell Brothers Peachtree Chapel, Peachtree Corners, is in charge of arrangements.