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Lois Jaco

Lois Jaco, 80, of Greenville, Mo., passed away Friday, January 10, 2020, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. 

Lois was born on July 6, 1939, in Hiram, Mo., to Ralph Charley and Pauline Effie (Allen) Barks. On July 24, 1957, she married Paul D. Jaco and to this union, two children were born. 

Lois enjoyed shopping, sewing, cleaning her house, and visiting McDonald’s on outings with her family. In her secret spare time, she enjoyed writing poetry. Her proudest accomplishment was her loving family. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of fifty-nine years and a brother, Billy D. Barks. 

Lois is survived by her children, Sherry Parker and husband, Dennis, of Brunot; Danny Jaco of Greenville; grandchildren: Jason Parker, Kaydence Jaco, Reid K. Jaco, Shelly Finch and husband, Jonathan; great-grandchildren, Allie and Jasper Finch; nieces, Pam Birmingham and husband, Wayne, of Silva; Deanna Kelso and husband, Rob, of Walker, La. Lois will be greatly missed by her family and friends. 

Visitation was held Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Ruegg Funeral Home, Greenville Chapel. Funeral services followed Monday, January 13, 2020, also at the Greenville Chapel. Burial will be in New Prospect Cemetery.  Pastors Dusty Stroud and Marshall Link ministered to the family. Jonathan Finch, Reid K. Jaco, Jason D. Parker, Wayne Birmingham, Austin Birmingham, and Jeff Hand served as pallbearers. Burial was in New Prospect Cemetery. 

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