Almira Darlene Jacoby, 87, of Liberty, Missouri, formally of Holt Mo., died Thursday Sept. 5, 2019, at a Liberty Missouri hospital. She was born on Dec. 14, 1931, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Llwellyn Reece and Zulia Mable (Strader) Sherman. She was a high school graduate and attended college. She was a member of the Holt United Methodist Church, Holt Missouri, where she played the piano and organ for services and worked in the church’s office. Almira was a member of the Eastern Star, den mother for her sons’ Cub Scout pack, worked as secretary to Dr. Larry Kanning, DDS in Lawson, and volunteered for the food pantry and Mary’s Circle.

She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of 67 years, William Royce “Jake” Jacoby, in Dec 4, 2018. Also preceding her in death were her parents; son, Edward Lee Jacoby, in 1988; six brothers; and two sisters.

Survivors include: her son, Steven Royce Jacoby of Tulsa OK; her daughter, Angie (Joe) Bridges of Liberty MO; 5 grandchildren, Shannon Muskopt of Tulsa, Stephanie Ihler of Las Vagas, Jeramy Jacoby of Grand Rapids, Mike Bridges of Liberty and Missy Bridges of Kansas City; and three great-grandchildren, Christian, Olivia and Brady.

Healing farewell service will be held 1:00pm Friday Sept. 13, 2019, at the Holt United Methodist Church, Holt MO. Interment Antioch Cemetery Holt MO.

Arrangements Bailey & Cox Family Funeral Service Plattsburg MO. Online guest book and obituary at

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