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Helen Gilley Jacobs, 91
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Mrs. Helen Gilley Jacobs, 91, of Morrison died Saturday evening Dec. 12, at NHC Healthcare. She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years John Hollis Jacobs, parents J.W. and Allie Gilley, brothers Wesley Gilley and Lanier Gilley, and sister Treva Bennett. Helen was a longtime member of Morrison United Methodist Church, loved Vanderbilt baseball, and was an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves because of their awesome shortstop Dansby Swanson.

Survivors include her daughter Ann Eades, son Andy (Cindy) Jacobs, granddaughter Autumn (John) Hawkins, and great-grandson and the love of her life Jack Andrew Hawkins.

Graveside service and interment is scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 16, at Morrison Cemetery. Lavell Whitehead and Daron Whitehead will officiate. Friends will meet the family at the cemetery on Wednesday. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

A word of thanks goes out from the family for the extra special care and concern of nurse practioner Shauna Samuels and all the NHC Staff who went beyond the call of duty in the care of their loved one. Online condolences may be made at

McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 16, 2020