Mrs. Dorothy M. (Watkins) Jacobs

Mrs. Dorothy M. (Watkins) Jacobs, age 90, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on July 8, 1926 in Morris, Illinois, the daughter of the late, Benjamin and Olive (Stevens) Watkins. She was united in marriage on November 3, 1974 in Canaan, Indiana, to the late, Estall L. Jacobs. Dorothy and Estall shared 21 years of marriage together until his death on January 2, 1996. Dorothy was a wonderful homemaker and was employed for a nursing home in Chicago, Illinois. She attended the Ebenezer Wesleyan Church near Moorefield, Indiana and was a member of the Peru Baptist Church in Peru, Illinois. Dorothy passed away at 1:50 pm, Saturday, June 24, 2017, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Dorothy will be missed by her sisters: Louise Sminesvik of Fargo, North Dakota and Evelyn Brough of Minneapolis, Minnesota and her several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Benjamin and Olive (Stevens) Watkins; her husband: Estall L. Jacobs, died January 2, 1996; her twin brother: Clarence Watkins; her brothers: Edward, Ernest, Robert and John Watkins and her infant sister.

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 11:00 am, by Pastor David Dicken at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Interment will follow in the Grandview Memorial Gardens, Madison, Indiana.

Friends may call 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ebenezer Wesleyan Church. Cards are available at the funeral home.