Melinda Denise Jacobs, 48


LASCASSAS -- Funeral services have been set for 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10 at Bradley's Creek Baptist Church in Rutherford County for Ms. Jacobs, 48, of Lascassas.
A nurses aide and a graduate of Oakland High School, she died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
Visitation will be Friday prior to services at the church.
Services will be conducted by Rev. Bobby Waynick. Interment will be in Bradley's Creek Cemetery.
Survivors include: daughter Natasha (Ryan Richards) Meritt of Lascassas; son Jonathon (NIcky) Merritt of Lascassas; grandsons Trenton Bryant and Gage Richards; parents E.G. and Florine Wilson of Lascassas; brother Douglas Wilson of Lascassas as well as friend and caregiver Laura Lara.
She was preceded in death by her grandson Spencer Jordan Bryant.
Pallbearers: E.G. Wilson, Douglas Wilson, Jonathan Merritt, Ryan Richards, Trenton Bryant, Nathan Bryant and Aubrey Stanley. Honorary: the men of Bradley's Creek Baptist Church.
Hunter Funeral Home, Watertown, is in charge of arrangements.