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Barbara Ann Eggleston Jacobs

April 14, 2021

Barbara Ann Eggleston Jacobs, passed away, Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

Born December 11, 1941, she was a daughter of the late Emily and Charles Eggleston.

Barbara was raised in Callahan VA, and graduated from Dunlap High School. She was the youngest child in the family of seven children. Barbara retired from Lynchburg City as a Special Education School Bus Driver and was a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents Barbara was preceded in death by all of her siblings; Sylvia Vest, Eleanor Hylton, Maurice Eggleston, Helen Morris Wright, Clara Mason, and Catherine Thurston.

She is survived by her husband, Gerald Jacobs Sr., three sons, Tony Jackson, Bill Jackson, and Brian Jackson; stepsons, Gerald Jacobs Jr., and his wife Kim; and Jerry Jacobs all of Lynchburg. Six grandchildren, and four great- grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank caregivers, Ellen and Janet with Centra Hospice.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, April 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Tharp Funeral Home Lynchburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Virginia Memorial Park.

Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.

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Gerald and family, I am sending my deepest for you loss and many prayers. I have very fond memories of Barbara, especially her love of yard sales and of her and my Mom, Norma Jean, talking and laughing at the bus shop. She will be missed.

Posted by Cynthia Brown on April 16, 2021

Gerald and family, I am sending my deepest for you loss and many prayers. I have very fond memories of Barbara, especially her love of yard sales and of her and my Mom, Norma Jean, talking and laughing at the bus shop. She will be missed.

Posted by Cynthia Brown on April 16, 2021

Gerald and family, you are in our prayers. May God bless you and comfort you. Barbara will be missed.

Posted by Diane Nickerson on April 16, 2021

we want to say how much we enjoyed knowing Barbara ,working with her and going on shopping trips . We shared a lot of laughs and story's .Gerald and family think of all the good times at this sad time. We are praying for you.

Posted by Edith and Ray Barbour on April 16, 2021

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