Clarkton -- Woodrow W. Jacobs, 98, died Saturday, March 10, 2012 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Final rites will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 16 at the Brunswick-Waccamaw headquarters, 600 Pinelog Road, Whiteville, with Revs. Algernon McKenzie and Gregory Spaulding officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Field Cemetery, Clarkton. Peoples Funeral Home of Whiteville is handling the arrangements. Viewing will be held from noon-7 p.m. Thursday, March 15 and Friday from 9-11 a.m. at the funeral home. Viewing will also be held Friday, March 16 one hour prior to the service at the headquarters. There will be no viewing after the service. There will be a wake from 6-7 p.m. Thursday, March 15 at the funeral home chapel.
He is survived by two daughters, Anita Branch of Bladenboro and Philis Shipman of Virginia; and one sister, Isadora Lambright of Columbia, S.C.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.