Linda Ann Thompson Jacobs, loving wife of Stephen Jacobs, passed away and entered the Kingdom of God into the arms of Jesus on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at Peninsula Regional Hospital in Salisbury, Maryland. She was born January 17, 1957, in Bitburg, Germany, to the late Dr. Billy Ray and Jewell (Shreves) Thompson. Born into an Air Force family, Linda saw much of her country and lived in Germany and the Philippines. She was a 1975 graduate of Onancock High School. She worked in retail management for many years and as a volunteer at church. Linda was well-known for her caring, generous spirit.
She is survived by her husband, Stephen; sisters, Starr Krumm (Steven) of Chester, Virginia, and Robin Helms (Art) of Huntsville, Alabama; brother, Nelson Thompson (Veronica) of Sanford, Virginia; sister-in-law, Beth Webb of New Market, MD; Nieces, Rayna Helms of Phoenix, Arizona, Hannah Krumm of Chester, VA, Debbie Heverin (Jim) of Manassas, VA and Jewell Thompson of Sanford, Virginia; Nephew, Andrew Krumm (Hope) of Dothan, Alabama; Aunts, Edna Guill of Virginia Beach, VA, Dorothy Thompson of Melfa, VA, Carolyn Piper of Yorktown, VA, and Louise Lanman of Pennsylvania; Uncle, Roland Thompson of Jamesville, Virginia and numerous cousins, other family members and friends.
Besides her parents, Linda was predeceased by grandparents George and Julia (Morris) Thompson, Nelson and Hazel Shreves and Agnes Deschenaeux.
Family, friends and others whose lives Linda touched are all invited to the Modest Town Baptist Church, Modest Town, Virginia, at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 17, 2018 for a celebration of her life. Service will be followed by a reception in the Fellowship Hall.