Jake Person age 93, of Lima passed away 11:30 p.m., Wednesday Aug. 8 at Shawnee Manor. He was born Jan. 18, 1925 in Columbus, Georgia to Mattie Walker. He married Thelma McGarrett Oct. 3, 1943 and she preceded him in death in 1985. He later married Marian Elaine and she also preceded him in death.
Jake retired from Sheller Globe where he had been a painter. He was a proclaimer of God’s kingdom, an elder in the congregation and a pioneer. He loved talking with people about the scriptures.
Survivors include sons: Robert (Betty) Thomas of Lima, Stanley Person and a daughter Sabrina (Charles) Miller of Lima, 3 grandchildren: Nathan Thomas, Nicholas (Kayla) Miller and C.J. Miller and 4 great grandchildren, a special niece Ruby Carter and a host of other nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a brother Willie Carter.
Memorial service will be held 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 14th at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses 703 W. Bluelick Road Lima 45801; Brother Michael Skinner will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Kingdom Hall.