Passed away peacefully at the Brockville General Hospital, Garden Street Site, on Thursday, July 12, 2012. Helen Jacqueline (Byrd) Jakes, at the age of 78 years. Beloved wife of Gerald Jakes and cherished mother of Michael Jakes and Geoffrey Jakes (Vivian). Loving grandmother of Nicole Guerin (Fred), Kyle Jakes and Jamie Jakes (Tiffany) and Oneida Crawford, and great grandmother of Hailey and Caleb Guerin, Preston, Ceynna, and Kursten Jakes. Also survived by her brother Warren Byrd and by her sisters Sandra Lennox and Barbara Boal. She was predeceased by parents John and Jean Byrd.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at the Irvine Funeral Home and Chapel, 4 James Street East, Brockvilleon Sunday, July 15, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A service in honour of Mrs. Jakes’ life will be held on Monday, July 16, 2012 at 11 am at Chapel followed by a reception. Interment will take place at South Gower Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the Cancer Society would be appreciated. Send condolences, place a donation, light a memory candle or share a special thought online at http://www.irvinememorial.com