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Rhonda Jacobs

Rhonda Jacobs, 58, of Brookhaven, Mississippi, passed Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. Rhonda was born to Robert Lilleyman and Barbara Lilleyman, July 29, 1961.

Rhonda is survived by two children: Julianne Patrick (Joel Patrick) and Rachael Genuise (Anthony Genuise). She also is survived by four grandchildren; Briana Genuise, Pierson Patrick, Noah Patrick and Rhogan Genuise.

She is preceded in death by her father and her first-born daughter, Catherine Sue.

Rhonda was instrumental in leading a Celebrate Recovery program in Brookhaven and was an influence in the lives of many who were struggling with addictions, hurts and hangups. She organized a food pantry in Michigan to those in need as well. She extended herself, and her resources, to help them find a new start.

Rhonda had a passion for music from childhood. She loved to play the piano as others gathered around to sing. She was always found playing gospel, rock and Elton John. Rhonda had many passions including computer coding, role-playing, Star Trek, and crafting. She was kind to those around and always gave a helping hand, words of wisdom or just a should to cry on. Those who loved her will forever carry on her memory.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, at 1 p.m. located at CenterPoint Church at 640 Halbert Heights Road in Brookhaven. All of those who knew Rhonda are welcome to attend.