BRUNSWICK — Martha L. Jacobs, 78, died Oct. 28 at Parkview Hospital in Brunswick, following a long illness. She was born Sept. 10, 1934, in Belgrade, a daughter of William and Hazel (Taylor) Crocker.
Jacobs was educated in Jefferson schools and also attended Lincoln Academy in New Castle.
She devoted her life to raising her family. She also was an active member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Brunswick for over 50 years. She enjoyed spending time with her husband and bird watching. She was also a self-taught painter, and created many hand-painted works.
Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Paul Jacobs Jr., of Brunswick; four sons, Paul M. Jacobs, of Brunswick, Brent A. Jacobs, of Farmington, Jody L. Jacobs, of Brunswick, Timothy W. Jacobs, of Topsham; three brothers, Sheldon Crocker, of Damariscotta, William Crocker, of Litchfield, and Johnny Winslow, of Bethel; two sisters, Irene Drury, of Alexandria, Va., and Dagmar Dahl, of Portsmouth, N.H.; 13 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 22 Water St., Brunswick. Please visit brackettfuneralhome.com to share a fond memory or a message of condolence with the Jacobs’ family.
Arrangements are under the direction and care of Brackett Funeral Home, Brunswick.