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Shirley James Jacob, 76, peacefully went to be with the Lord, Tuesday morning, August 9, 2011 while a patient at Mount Olive Care and Rehabilitation Center in Mount Olive, NC.
A native of Granville county, the daughter of the late Allen W. and Rosa Chappell James of Creedmoor where she graduated from Creedmoor High School and attended Croft Business College in Durham. She was a lifetime member of First Baptist Church of Creedmoor.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Friday, August 12, 2011 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel, 834 North Main Street, Creedmoor, NC 27522 with Dr. Opey Jeanes presiding. Presiding at the burial after the visitation in Creedmoor Cemetery will be Dr. Lawrence Harper.
Surviving are a sister, Jenny James Jeanes and husband, Opey, of Mt. Olive, a daughter, Cindy Jacob Southworth and husband, David, of Lake Wales, Florida, a son Bill Jacob and wife, Tammy, of Jupiter, Florida. She has five grandchildren. Preceding her in death was a sister, Sylvia James Carlyle and her “loving brother” Allen James, Jr.
Visitation will be held immediately following the services in the Eakes Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Creedmoor, Building Fund, PO Box 38, Creedmoor, NC 27522. Flowers accepted.

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