Mary Helen Cheek Jacobs

Mary Helen Cheek Jacobs, 86, of Clayton, passed away at her residence Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016.

She was born in Franklin, North Carolina, on Jan. 15, 1930, to William Oliver Cheek and Jane Sorrells Cheek. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert Lyle Jacobs and one son, Robert Harold Jacobs.

Mrs. Jacobs is survived by one son, Roger Jacobs (Debbie) of Clayton; three brothers, Jack Cheek of Franklin, Jim Cheek of Franklin, Don Cheek of Tallulah Falls; and one sister, Anne Sanders of Clarkesville. Also surviving are three grandchildren, Traci Adams, Kelly McKay and Joe Westberg; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed being outdoors gardening and working in the yard. 

She loved flowers and she was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

The family received friends Friday, Nov. 4, 2016, from 6-8 p.m. Funeral services were held in the Beck Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Danny Cannon officiating. Burial will follow in Rabun Memory Park.

Beck Funeral Home, in Clayton, was in charge of the arrangements. An online memorial register book is available at

The Clayton Tribune, Nov. 10, 2016

The Clayton Tribune

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 425, 120 North Main Street
Clayton, GA 30525

Phone: 706-782-3312
Fax: 706-782-4230