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Rochelle Jacobs (Godwin)

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Death: April 5, 1963 (49)
Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Place of Burial: Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Henry Godwin and Elisbeth "Lizzie" Chavis
Wife of Felix Jacobs
Mother of John Gary Jacobs
Sister of Delta Godwin and Simeon G. Godwin

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About Rochelle Jacobs

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Birth: Jan. 12, 1914 Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Death: Apr. 5, 1963 Lumberton Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Rochelle was the daughter of John Henry and Lizzie Chavis Godwin. She married Felix Jacobs.

The following was taken from the Apr. 8, 1963 edition of THE ROBESONIAN:

Mrs. Rochelle Jacobs, 49, Route 1 Pembroke, wife of Felix Jacobs, died Friday night at Southeastern General hospital after an illness of two days. The funeral was conducted Sunday afternoon at First Baptist church of Pembroke, with Rev. Venus Brooks , Rev. L. W. Jacobs and Rev. Chesley Hammonds officiating. Burial was in Mt. Airy church cemetery.

Surviving are two sons, William Leslie and John Gary Jacobs of the home; her daughters, Mrs. John H. Hunt of Richmond, Va., Mrs. Stoney Chavis of Hampton, Va., and Miss Peggy Jean Jacobs of the home; her daughters, Mrs. John H. Godwin of Route 1, Pembroke; her brothers, Simeon, Harvey, Fred and Worth Godwin, all of Pembroke; her sisters, Misses Loretta and Catherine Godwin of Charlotte, Mrs. James Hernden of San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Nettie Goodman of Shreveport, La. and Mrs. Donald Neal of Aiken, S. C.

Pallbearers were A. A. Locklear, Lonnie Revels, Woodrow Cummings, Albert Hunt, Simeon Oxendine and Newman Oxendine.

Flowers were in charge of women of the church and other friends of the family.

Family links:

  • John Henry Godwin (1881 - 1981)
  • Elisbeth Chavis Godwin (1893 - 1965)
  • Felix Jacobs (1910 - 1953)
  • John Gary Jacobs (1945 - 1966)*

Burial: Mount Airy Baptist Church Cemetery Lumberton Robeson County North Carolina, USA

Created by: melanie Record added: May 28, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 90908437

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Rochelle Jacobs's Timeline

January 12, 1914
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
November 5, 1945
Age 31
Robeson, North Carolina, USA
April 5, 1963
Age 49
Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA
Lumberton, Robeson, North Carolina, USA