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Shirley Jacobs

July 29, 1951 — April 26, 2022

Middlesboro, KY

Shirley Lee Jacobs, 70, passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at the Middlesboro ARH.

She was born in Farmington, Michigan on July 29, 1951 the daughter of the late Arthur and Maxine Purdy Jacobs. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Madeline Kraft. She was a born again Christian and believed in the Baptist faith. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. Her sons will miss her more than words can express.

Left to mourn her passing are her sons: Keith and Robin Baker of Middlesboro, Kevin Baker and Lisa Ramsey of Cumberland Gap, Lee Piper of Harlan;
grandsons: Austin Baker, Dylan Baker, Hunter Baker and fiancée Casity Fuson;
great-grandchildren: Israel, Jaylynn, Jaxon, Kayson, and Cali Baker;
sister: Patricia Jacobs of Middlesboro;
nieces: Jodi Hamlin, Jennifer Jenkins, Michele Waggner;
nephews: Billy Roark, Mark Kraft, Michael Kraft, Matthew Kraft, Marty Kraft, Mickey Kraft;
brother-in-law: Matt Kraft; boyfriend: Billy Klusman; and her fur baby, Daisy;

At Shirley's request, private services will be held with Pastor David King presiding.

Online condolences and guestbook are available at

Cawood Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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