Bobbie Mae Burleson Jacques, 77, passed away April 20, 2013 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. Born March 10, 1936, in Geneva, TX, she was the daughter of the late Franklin Robert and Lula Mae Roberts Burleson. Bobbie Mae enjoyed quilting blankets and bibs for children. Her children will lovingly remember her for her amazing Sunday dinners and her fried chicken.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Pierre Joseph Jacques; daughter, Beverly Jean Koonce; and numerous siblings.
Bobbie Mae is survived by her sons, Robert Franklin Jacques, Peter Jacques and wife Christine of Hickory, Joseph Lee Jacques and wife Stephanie of Taylorsville; daughters, Mary Delene Bozmoff and husband George Jr. of Newton, Kathy Corrine Stanley of PA, Barbara Joanne Nagle and husband George of New Jersey, Bobbie Gloria Willis and husband Dean of Maiden; many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren; and special friends, Jennifer and Steve Sierson and family.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at New Life Church in Conover with Pastor Steve Clark officiating.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 - 1:45 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to VFW Post 1957, PO Box 854, Hickory, NC 28603, or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.