Reatha Mae (Sampson) Jacobs

August 12, 1935 ~ February 8, 2020 (age 84)


Reatha Mae Sampson Jacobs 84, of Bolton went to be with her Lord and Savior Saturday, February 8, 2020 at her home.  She was born August 12, 1935 in Robeson County the daughter of the late Elmore and Annie Burns Sampson. 

She was preceded in death by a son, Keith Alvin Jacobs; three brothers, Leroy, Rudolph and Rufus Sampson; a sister, Annie Neil Sampson.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Wilson Jacobs of the home; sons, Stacey Jacobs and wife, Carmelita of Bolton, Ray Goodman and wife Rose of Bolton, Jeffery Goodman and wife, Trish of Shannon, NC, Jerry Goodman of Cerro Gordo; daughters, Bernice Partick and husband, Johnny of Bolton, Renee Cole and husband, Greg of Cerro Gordo, Lesia Locklear, Ramona Lowery both of Pembroke; eighteen grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; brother, Earl Sampson and wife, Florence of Baltimore, MD; sisters, Nellie Canady and husband, Howard, Zadie Oxendine of Elrod, Margie Chavis of Pembroke and Martha Hunt of Elrod.

Her funeral service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at New Hope Baptist Church by Rev. Don Carter, Rev. Mike Jacobs and Rev. Mike Cummings.  Burial will be in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery. 

Her family will receive friends 6:30 - 8:30 pm Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Peacock Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be made at

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February 11, 2020

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Peacock Funeral Home
1227 S. Madison St.
Whiteville, NC 28472

Funeral Service
February 12, 2020

2:00 PM
New Hope Baptist Church
7857 Old Lake Rd.
Bolton, NC 28423


New Hope Baptist Cemetery
7857 Old Lake Rd.
Bolton, NC 28423

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