Crowley - Funeral services were held Thursday, August 14, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church for Bessie Dean Starring Jacob, 92, who passed away Sunday, August 10, 2008 at her residence in Crowley. Rev. Donald R. Burnette conducted the services. Interment was at West Crowley Cemetery.
Mrs. Jacob was a retired educator; a faithful member of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church; member of American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Miller Post #506; member of the Board of Directors of People’s Investment Company and a charter member of the Crowley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
She leaves to cherish her memory and mourn her passing one daughter, Weslyn B. Monroe of Port Arthur, TX; one surrogate daughter, Delgetha J. Guidry of Crowley, LA; three great grandchildren, Chad L. Butler II, Corey L. Butler and Christian L. Butler, all of Port Arthur, TX; one nephew, Jerome Dixxon of Port Arthur, TX; three great nieces, Colleen Merrick and Tony Wilson of Rayville, LA and Stephanie Starring Hardy of Vinton, LA; two great nephews, Stephen Starring of Boston, MA and Royce Starring of Lafayette, LA and one very special, devoted best friend, Mr. Robert (Cynthia) Dominick of Crowley , LA and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, thirteen siblings, her ex-husband and devoted friend, Wesley M. Jacob Jr. and her only grandson, Chad “Pimp C” L. Butler, I.
Visitation was held Thursday, August 14, 2008 at Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church.