Melinda Howes Jacobs, age 59

Lost to gun violence on May 12, 2018 in Townsend, Tennessee.

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  • Number of children:
    2 None
  • Personality:
    1 Kind, gracious and humble.
    1 Great personality, always smiling, a terrific classmate
  • Occupation:
    1 Attorney
  • Workplace:
    1 Franklin TN
    1 Townsend TN
  • Schools attended:
    1 Trevecca Nazarene College
    1 University of Alabama Law School
    1 Ironton High School Class of '76 Ironton Ohio
  • Comments:
    2 She was the best attorney, mentor, laugh. Rest in peace
    1 She had a beautiful voice.
    1 A kind and wonderful person, she will be missed by many

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