Marguerite Mintz Jacobs died on April 27, 2019 at the First Health Hospice in Pinehurst, NC. Mrs. Jacobs was born June 4, 1924 in Rockmart, Georgia. She was the daughter of the late Mary White Mintz and Lee Roy Mintz. She is predeceased by her parents and her son, Eugene Stephen Jacobs, Jr.

After graduating from Rockmart High School she attended North Georgia College in Dahlonega, GA. It was there that she met her future husband who was attending NGC as a member of the Army Specialized Training Program. She received her BBA degree from the University of Georgia where she was a member of the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.  She married Eugene Stephen Jacobs of Ithaca, NY on July 7, 1947.

Marguerite and Eugene lived in Fairfield, Ohio for 37 years, and raised their four children. In 1988 they moved to Whispering Pines, NC. Marguerite was a member of the First Baptist Church of Southern Pines. She especially enjoyed her church, antiquing, genealogy, and playing bridge.

Survivors include her husband of 71 years; son, Robert Bradley Jacobs (Judy); daughters Marguerite (“Peggy”) Behnke (Curtis); and Marianna Singer. Marguerite had 9 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind her beloved sisters: Ethel Mintz Hudson and Anne Mintz Trimble.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Building Fund of the First Baptist Church of Southern Pines, NC, or to the charity of your choice.  

Services entrusted to Powell Funeral Home and Crematory. 

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  1. I’m sorry for your loss, pain and suffering. Whenever we lose a loved one in death we feel a sting and a void in our hearts, as if someone ripped part of our heart out. The pain seems like it will never go away. It will with time, or it will at least ease

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