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Rosie Mae "Cookie" Jacobus

September 20, 1941 — October 4, 2014

Rosie Mae "Cookie" Jacobus

Rosie Mae "Cookie" Jacobus, 73, of Commerce passed away on Saturday, October 4, 2014.

Rosie (Cookie) was born on September 20, 1941,in Barton, Ohio, to Goldie Arlene Boggs Jewell and James Donald Jewell. She was a retired R.N. primarily caring for geriatric patients. Rosie served in the National Guard. "Cookie" loved going to the lake,eating out and going to movies and concerts. Best of all, she loved cooking for her family.

When Rosie was seven years old, she wrote a letter to then President Harry S. Truman. That original letter is currently on display at the Harry S. Truman museum in Missouri. Rosie truly loved her family, her friends and everyone willing to share in a pot of coffee.

Survivors include her three sons: Brad Jacobus, of Wolfe City, Joseph Baxter of Dover, Delaware and John A. Rinkes of New London Connecticut; her four daughters: DeeDee Rinkes-Marshall, of Commerce, Tina Marie Landrum of Nelsonville, Ohio, Cathye L. Williams of Glouster, Ohio, and Bobbi Ann Lemon of Ohio; her grandchildren: Billy R. Cadle; Jasen Dillon Marshall; Logan Baxter; Jacob W. Barrows; Brayden M. Jacobus; Sarah E. Cadle Rodriguez; Olivia, Ray Robert and Desirae Rinkes; Branden O'Neal; Brenton Rarick; Jami Bailey; Chelsea and Shelby MacIntosh; and, eight great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings: Donna France of Columbus, Ohio, Pauline (LuLu) Williams-Starner of Summerville, South Carolina, Deborah Jewell of West Virginia; and, her two step-siblings: Charles Billetter of St. Claresville, Ohio, and Margaret (Peggy) Billetter Boston of Canton, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brother, Lawrence Billetter and infant daughters.

Visitation will be conducted on Tuesday, October 7, 2014, from 4:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home.

A Memorial Service will be conducted on Tuesday, October 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Church of The Nazarene in Commerce.

A final visitation will be held on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home followed by the procession to the cemetery.

Graveside services will be conducted on Wednesday, October 8, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Brigham Cemetery in Campbell.

Pallbearers will be Dillon Marshall, James Cadle, Paul Jacobus, Jack Marshall, Waylon Jordan and Sarah Cadle-Rodriguez.

Honorary pallbearers will be Brayden Jacobus, Billy Cadle, Cameron Rodriguez, Ray Hunter, Tony Rodriguez and Larry France.

In lieu of usual remembrances, the family requests that donations be made to the Scottish Rite Foundation, P. O. Box 32508, Waco, TX 76703.

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