Lucille G. Jacobus

April 22, 1929 ‒ June 04, 2005

Johnstown, Ohio

Lucille G. Jacobus, age 76 of Johnstown, died early Saturday, June 04, 2005 at Bennington Glen in Marengo.

She was born on April 22, 1929 in Paintlick, Kentucky to the late Joseph and Sally (Gaffney) Kuykendall. A homemaker and volunteer coordinator for Worthington Christian Village, she also assisted her husband in founding the Christian Church’s of Johnstown, Mt. Vernon, Sunbury, and New Albany. She was actively involved in those various churches as greeter, pianist, and Sunday school teacher. Currently she is a member of the Westerville Christian Church. The church was her life, known for her warm hospitality; she was a tremendous cook and baker, whose table was always open. A master gardener, she loved flowers, herbs, trees, and nature.

Described as a servant of people, she was an outstanding wife, mother, and grandmother. Survived by devoted husband of almost 60 years: Gail, Children: Judy (Fred) Basham of Myrtle Beach, SC, John (Cheri) Jacobus of Sunbury, Dan (Debi) Jacobus of Nashville, TN, Joe (Marta) Jacobus of Wilmington, NC, Cathy (Mike) Stumpf of Sunbury, Debbie (Terry) King of Delaware, Jamie (Donna) Jacobus of Sunbury, 20 Grandchildren: Andy, Julie Basham, Dawn, Jacob, Jared Jacobus, Douglas, Michael Hill, Danelle, Nathan, Amy, Matthew, Steven Jacobus, Ty, Lindsay, Joanna Jacobus, Ryan, Aaron, Carey Stumpf, Tarah King, Seth Jacobus, Great-grandchildren: Savanna, Levi Boggus, Ellianna Jacobus, Julianna, Saylor Sizemore, an expected great-granddaughter, and Brother: Frank (Jane) Kuykendall of Cincinnati.

Preceded in death by 8 Brothers and 4 Sisters.

Friends may call Monday 5-8 p.m. at the Westerville Christian Church, 471 E. College St., Westerville, where a service to be given by her family celebrating her life will follow Tuesday 11:00 a.m., interment Greenhill Cemetery, Johnstown. Services have been entrusted to DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Sunbury.

Memorial contributions can be made to: Westerville Christian Church benevolent fund.

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