KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mary L. Jacobs, 65, of Kansas City, Mo., passed Wednesday, August 1, 2013 at her son’s home in Salida, Colo. Mary was born in Tarry, Ark. on September 24, 1947. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Her 29 year career in public relations with the Social Security Administration took her to Baltimore, Denver, and Kansas City. After completing studies at Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill., she became an ordained Episcopal priest. Mother Mary served as an Associate Rector at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Crofton, Md., Rector at All Saint’s Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Mo. and lastly as Priest in Charge at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church in Kansas City, Mo. In addition to her traditional duties, Mary lent her time to many other events and causes dear to her heart. She is survived by son, Patrick D. Jackson (Tracy), daughter, Kim A. Zoltek (Gregg) and five loving grandchildren. A celebration of life is pending. Per her wishes, burial arrangements will be private.
The family would like to thank the wonderfully devoted caregivers with Angel of Shavano Hospice. Memorials can be made to Angel of Shavano Hospice (Heart of the Rockies Home Health and Hospice: HRRMC Foundation, P.O. Box 429, Salida, Colo. 81201) and/or the American Cancer Society. On line condolences may be sent to the family at lewisandglenn.com. Arrangements are with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home.