JoAnne Wood Jacobs

Jo Anne Wood Jacobs of Orlando, FL passed away in the early morning of October 24, 2022 at her home, surrounded by loved ones. She was born November 15,1936 to the Late Nancy and Samuel Wood of Rock Castle – Goochland, VA. Jo Anne had an older brother, Dowell T. Wood (deceased) and a younger brother, Samuel M. Wood (deceased). She was a devoted wife to the late Reuben “Jake” Jacobs and survived by her three children, sons Reuben “Buddy” Jacobs Jr. Eli Jacobs and daughter Nancy Jo Jacobs.

Jo Anne was a golf enthusiast to say the least. She was an upstanding member of West Orange Country Club in Winter Garden, FL for over 35 years. Jo Anne was also a long-time member of the Greater Orlando Orchid Society and grew hundreds of various varieties of orchids at her home in Orlando.

Jo Anne will be laid to rest on Sunday October 30, 2022 alongside her mother, father and brother at Smyrna Baptist Church 1470 Rock Castle Rd. Goochland, VA 23063. A viewing will take place at the church at 1:00pm with interment to follow.

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