Mrs. Laura Ware Jacobs made her transition to eternal life, March 31, 2018. Homegoing service will be 11:00a.m Saturday, April 7, 2018 at Cathedral Of Praise, Apostle John L. Jacobs III, Eulogist, Rev. Robert Turner, Jr., Officiant. Entombment will follow at Anniston Memorial Gardens. Christian Memorial Funeral Home, Directing
Laura was born in Wellington, AL. and was the third of twelve Children born to the union of the late John and Vonnie Ware. She was an Educator with the Gadsden City School System for 37 years as an English and Home Economics instructor where she touched many lives. Laura’s passion included sewing, cooking, entertaining, floral arranging and beautifying her yard.
Laura was an active member of St. Peter Lutheran Church until her death, she served in many capacities such as singing, teaching and decorating. She was also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., where she held many offices and served on numerous committees. She leaves to cherish her memories a devoted husband, John L. Jacobs; children, John L. Jacobs III and Mia Jacobs-Turner (Robert); grandchildren, John L. Jacobs IV, Nia Bella-Marie Turner, and Robert J. Turner; Siblings, Vonnie M. Fleming, JoAnn Ware, Julie E. Ware, Mary W. Register (Perry), James E. Ware, Charles J. Ware (Fran), Negretta W. Wilson, Dr. Lawrence R. Ware (Anna) and Schuessler Ware (Kim); a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
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Source: Gadsden Times, The (AL) – Friday, April 6, 2018