Jo Anne Wood Jacobs of Orlando, FL passed away in the early morning of October 24, 2022 at her home, surrounded by loved ones. She was born November 15, 1936 to the late Nancy and Samuel Wood of Rock Castle - Goochland, VA. Jo Anne was also preceded in death by her older brother, Dowell T. Wood, and younger brother, Samuel M. Wood. She was a devoted wife to the late Reuben "Jake" Jacobs and is survived by her three children: sons, Reuben "Buddy" Jacobs, Jr. and Eli Jacobs and daughter, Nancy Jo Jacobs.
Jo Anne was a golf enthusiast to say the least and was an upstanding member of West Orange Country Club in Winter Garden, FL for over 35 years. She was also a longtime member of the Greater Orlando Orchid Society and grew hundreds of various orchid varieties at her home in Orlando, FL.
Jo Anne will be laid to rest
on Sunday, October 30, 2022
alongside her mother, father and brother at Smyrna Baptist Church,
1470 Rock Castle Road, Goochland, VA 23063
. A viewing will take place at the church
with interment to follow.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you send donations to Smyrna Baptist Church. Arrangements are being handled by Norman Funeral Chapel in Goochland, VA.