Hazel Lois Jacobs, 88, of Highlands, Texas went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 14, 2019. She was born on October 31, 1930 in Pleasant Hill, Louisiana to Hunter Cox and Teula Stockton Cox. Hazel was an active member of Second Baptist Church in Highlands, Texas. She was a member of Happy Harmonies, a group that frequently went to nursing homes to dance and sing for the residents. She also enjoyed using those dance moves during her Line Dancing down at the Community Center. She was a member of the High Flyers, a group who helped the food bank and other community needs. She was a member of the Red Hatters, which she enjoyed hanging out with all the ladies involved. She helped to organize a social group at church called N. G. O. “Never Grow Old.” It offered good fellowship, help with church activities, traveling and eating out. She enjoyed the Community Center fellowship as well while she got to play cards with her friends and often enjoyed their field trips. In her younger years she was a trail rider with her family and often rode in the parade for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo. She was also very gifted at making family quilts and crocheted items. She was not just the family Mema but she treated everyone like family. She will be missed by all.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Hunter Cox and Teula Stockton Cox; sister, Vera Enell Cox Brittain; son, Dennis Michael Jacobs and grandchildren, Lucretia Kaye Cook and Eric Wayne Jacobs.
Hazel is survived by her daughters, Karen Louise Harbor and Cynthia Lynn McClellan; sister, Bobby Lorraine King along with spouse David King; grandchildren, Elisa Gene Willis along with spouse Howard Willis, Macy Jade Murray, Nicholas Andrew and Kyle Jacobs McClellan; great-grandchildren, Joshua Dee Billingsley along with spouse Elizabeth Billingsley, Crystal Lea Billingsley, Hunter Nicole along with spouse Dusty Tousha and Jason Ritch; great-great grandchildren Bradley Dickerson and Brandi Owens.
A visitation for family and friends will be held at Sterling-White Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Funeral Services will begin at 11:00 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to Sterling-White Funeral Home 11011 Crosby-Lynchburg Rd. Highlands, Texas 77562. To offer condolences to the family, please visit www.sterlingwhite.com.
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