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DOROTHY GERTRUDE JACKS

January 15, 1932 August 25, 2012
DOROTHY GERTRUDE JACKS
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Dorothy Gertrude Jacks, 80, of Owings, MD passed away on August 25, 2012 at Calvert Memorial Hospital, Prince Frederick, MD. Dorothy Gertrude Thomas Jacks was born on January 15, 1932 in Calvert County, MD, to the late William and Ruth Thomas. She was the fourth of seventeen children. She was educated in Calvert County School System. Dorothy was devoted to her family. Her kindness was extended to all she could assist. Often times she was known for giving to others even if it meant she would go without. She loved having family gatherings where she was known to cook her famous crab cakes, sweet potato pies and seafood salad. She also loved writing poems, coloring, softball and of course playing her slots. Her favorite color was red. Dorothy loved her family and friends, but more importantly her first love and passion was for the Lord Jesus Christ. She accepted Christ at an early age and joined Mt. Hope United Methodist Church; in which she was very active until her illness. She was preceded in death by her parents William and Ruth Thomas; her sisters, Mary Harvey, Bertie Booth; brothers, Robert, Donald, James and George Thomas; and a wonderful friend Blanche Ward. She leaves to cherish their memories; her sisters, Vernice Custard, Mary Green, Corrine Reed, Beatrice Riggs, Valeria Mason, Cynthia Jones; brothers, Everett, William (Duck), Earldee, and Vincent (Pinky) Thomas; brothers-in-Iaw, Sidney Jones and Arthur Riggs; sister-in-law Mary Thomas; children, James Jacks, Jr., Ruth Neal, Thomas Jacks, Brenda Buck, Carter Jacks, Balena Mackall, Hernanda Jacks, Ingeborg Jacks-Curtis, Deley Jacks and Lezshell Jacks; sons-in-Iaw, James Neal, William Buck, Alexander Mackall and Randy Curtis; daughters-in-Iaw Essie Jacks, Amber Jacks and Nina Jacks; Grandchildren, Lawerence, Lavina, Antoine & Isha, Weldon & Zeisha, Brian, Tania, Dale, Margo, Joan, Jonathan, Crystal, Jamal, Jessica, Cedric, Jason & Pam, Lezshell, Tyler, Tayden, Travis, Tinesha, Chikita, Crystal C., Jaden, Maya, Delijah and Berna; great-grandchildren, Devin, Antoine Jr., Jazmin, Weldon Jr., Dondre, Patrina, Kededria, William, Brittany, Brashuna, Desmond, Ciara, Jordon, Johanah, Josiah, Jazlyn, Lilyana, Kristiani, Brielle, Zion and Latajah; one great-great-granddaughter, Amaya and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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Visitation

Friday

31

Aug

10:00 AM 8/31/2012 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/31/2012 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Hope UM Church

145 Dalrymple Road
Sunderland, MD 20689

Mt. Hope UM Church
145 Dalrymple Road Sunderland 20689 MD
United States

Service

Friday

31

Aug

11:00 AM 8/31/2012 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Hope UM Church

145 Dalrymple Road
Sunderland, MD 20689

Mt. Hope UM Church
145 Dalrymple Road Sunderland 20689 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Hope UM Church Final Resting Place

145 Dalrymple Road
Sunderland, MD 20689

145 Dalrymple Road Sunderland 20689 MD
United States
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