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April 24, 2014

Allen Jacobs, Sr. "One-Arm Jake"


The Port Arthur News

PORT ARTHUR —   Allen Jacobs, Sr., affectionately known as “One-Arm-Jake” passed away on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Mid-Jefferson Hospital in Nederland, Texas. He was 78 years old.  He was born in Ville Platte, Louisiana to Mr. Hillary Jacobs and Mrs. Comelia LaDay Jacobs.

   He later moved to Port Arthur, Texas and owned his own business as a Cement Finisher. He was a very hard working person and worked in this business for well over 50 years, up until his death.

   He was predeceased in death by his parents and a brother, Aaron Jacobs.

   Jake was a very outgoing and friendly person, who always had a funny story to share.

   He is survived by his sisters Alice Fontenot, Mary Guillory, and brothers Ronald Jacobs, and Harry Jacobs, his children, Derry, Debbie, Allen Jr., Adrian  (Twila), Donna, Diane, Charles (LaKeisha), Allanna, and Natasha; as well as his loving grandchildren and great - grandchildren.

   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at New Hope Baptist Church located at 541 West Gulfway Drive, Port Arthur, Texas. Visitation will be held from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m.

   Arrangements are under the professional care of Hannah Funeral Home, Inc.


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