Cheryl Joyce Jacobs, 61, was born May 20, 1948 in Fairbury, Nebraska, the daughter of Rudolph M. and Marjorie C. (Houser) Nystrom. She passed away December 24, 2009 in Oklahoma City.On February 24, 1968, Cheryl married Kenneth Wayne Jacobs. She is survived by her husband, Ken, of the home; son, Kelly Jacobs of Oklahoma City; daughter, Jennifer Grant and husband Chris of Ardmore; mother, Marjorie Nystrom of Hebron, Nebraska; and grandchildren, Connor and Riley Grant, Kyle Jacobs, and Kirsten Murray. She was preceded in death by her father, Rudolph Nystrom. Cheryl volunteered approximately 25 years with the Yukon School System's Helping Hands organization. She loved taking care of her family, especially her grandkids. She was the world's greatest mother. She will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Cheryl's name to the
(www.cancer.org) or the
(www.diabetes.org). Services will be 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, at Trinity Baptist Church in Yukon, with Rev. Dan Fisher officiating. Online condolences may be signed at www.yandaandsonfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Yanda & Son Funeral Home. www.yandaandsonfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on Dec. 28, 2009