Michelle A. "Shelly" Jacobs
Tuesday 1st of October 1974 - Wednesday 5th of January 2022
Michelle A. “Shelly” Jacobs, 47, passed away the evening of Wednesday, January 5, 2022. Michelle was born in Lexington, Kentucky to the late Harry and Barbara (Dugan) Jacobs on October 1, 1974.
Shelly was in the research accounting department at the University of Kentucky. She held a Master of Business Administration from UK. She loved her dogs and enjoyed gardening and knitting. Shelly was a very loyal friend and loved music. She adored sitting outside to enjoy the sunrise with her morning coffee.
Left to cherish her memory is her partner of 26 years, Jeff Lyons; sister, Lee Anne Jacobs (Jason) Reilly as well as multiple aunts, uncles, cousins, and nephews.
Visitation will be Monday, January 17th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Milward – Southland located at 391 Southland Drive. A service to celebrate Shelly’s life will begin at 1:00 pm with interment in Lexington Cemetery to follow. The family respectfully requests that guests attending visitation and service to please where a mask.
In honor of her legacy and in lieu of flowers, please direct memorial donations to the Humane Society or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
To share a remembrance of Michelle or to offer condolences to her family, please visit milwardfuneral.com.
I'm so sorry for your loss of your loved one. You have my prayers and love always, Jeff
Jeff, so very, very sorry for your loss. Shelly has always been a fabulous person and we as a whole are less to lose her. Take care of you and yours, you have the Green family’s most sincere condolences.
Jeff, I heard about Shelly's passing I am heartbroken..may God bring peace until you meet again...Shelly was a sweetheart .
Jeff, I am so very sorry. I just loved Shelly. She was one of my favorite people to see at our salon. She will truly be missed.
Paula and Ron Kingsays
Jeff, Lee Ann. We are heartbroken to hear this. It’s just hard to believe. Sending much love your way. Shelly was a great friend and huge support. I know your family must be devastated. She was much loved and I know will be missed.
Jeff and family you are in my heart and prayers. Always enjoyed Shelly and you at our home. Many memories of good times. Keep the faith and God will see you through. Cherish your memories. Love Carol