WAYCROSS — Sandra Pope Jacobs, 81, passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2022, at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross following an extended illness. Mrs. Jacobs was a native of Atkinson County, but had lived many years of her life in Brunswick prior to returning to Waycross for the past 20 years. She was an active member of the Wacona High School graduating Class of 1958 and a member of Sweat Memorial Baptist Church. Mrs. Jacobs was a devoted wife of 50 years to the late Wayne Jack Jacobs and a loving mother and “Mimi.”  She was a daughter of the late Samuel Higgins Pope and Emma Ella Mae Douglas Pope. She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Regena Deal Cowman. Mrs. Jacobs is survived by two daughters, Marsha Deal Davis of Waycross and Julie Albright of St. Simons Island; four grandchildren, Anne Davis of Waycross, Bryse Albright (Grace) of St. Simons Island, Zane Cowman (Kaitlyn) of Kennesaw, and Brent Albright of St. Simons Island;  a brother, Edwin Pope of Alma; a sister, Malinta Peak (Junior) of Moultrie; two sisters-in-law, Geri Pope of Ray City and Patty Deal of Waycross; her much loved honorary children, Terri and Mike Bowen and Joy and Billy Haynes; and several other relatives and friends. A funeral will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. The family will begin receiving friends at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. A private graveside service will be held Monday, April 18, at Lake Chapel Cemetery in Patterson. The family requests classmates of Mrs. Jacobs’ from the Wacona High School Class of 1958 to meet by 2:40 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home on to serve as honorary pallbearers. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at musicfuneralhome.com. Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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