Ina Mae Renfro Jacobs


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Ina Mae Renfro Jacobs Dudley

Aug 12 1912 - Sep 25 2010

Ina Mae Renfro Jacobs Dudley, 98, a resident of McKinney since 2005, passed away in her home September 25, 2010. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Kathy Jacobs of Dallas, TX, her daughter and son-in-law, Jan and Jed Harris of McKinney, TX; her grandchildren Julie MacCluskey and husband, Joel, and Jennifer Nelson and husband, Andy, of Centennial, CO; Amy Marek and husband Bobby of Allen, TX; Josh DeWitt and wife Jenny of Bainbridge Island, WA; Joey Jacobs of Long Island, NY; and Travis Jacobs of Lexington, KY; and great-grandchildren Chelsea, Cydney, Bobby, Zach, Zoe, Kelia, Haley, and Abby. Ina is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Jacobs, her son, Jerry Jacobs, four brothers, and her parents. “Gran-Gran” was born on August 12, 1912 in Waco, TX. She graduated from Denton High School in 1930. She received her Bachelor of Science in 1930 from North Texas State Teacher’s College in Denton, TX, now University of North Texas. She was an elementary school teacher for 36 years in TX and NM before retiring. Ina loved her music and was known for her amazing piano and organ talent. She used music to break down educational and language barriers and to bring many smiles to her students’ faces. The only thing she loved more than her music was her family who she supported in every way. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Services will be held at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Hwy. 75 at Ridgeview Dr., McKinney, TX 75070, 972-424-7834, October 2, 2010 at 4:00 p.m.
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