Estelle Marguerite Fisher Jacobs
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Estelle Marguerite Fisher Jacobs, age 87, native Nashville, passed away peacefully on Monday, October 28, 2013.
Preceded in death by parents, Nettie and Nathan Fisher and brother, Herbert Fisher.
She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, teacher and friend.
She graduated in 1948 from Vanderbilt University. Her greatest joys in life were her husband, four children and eight grandchildren. A gifted lifelong teacher at the Akiva and Burton Elementary School. For many years, she and Eli owned and operated Zager's Fine Foods. She was a voracious reader and scrabble player extraordinaire, and had great talent for gardening, knitting and cooking. Throughout her life she maintained a sharp sense of wit.
She is survived by her devoted husband of 64 years, Eli West Jacobs; children, Norman Jacobs, Shelley Antin (Bob), Robbie Lustig (Ron) and Jan Hoffman (Colman); grandchildren, Natalie and Jamie Antin, Brian, Tracey and Andy Lustig, Allyson and Mark Hoffman, and Laura Hoffman Shmerling (Phil). Special thanks to her loving caregiver, Kay Britton.
Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, November 1st at The Temple Cemetery, 2001 15th Ave North, Nashville, TN 37208. The family will receive visitors afterward from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at The Temple, 5015 Harding Rd., Nashville, TN 37205.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either The Temple of Nashville, The Halcyon Hospice of Atlanta Georgia or to
Published in The Tennessean on Oct. 31, 2013