Callista Cooney Jacobs Pittington, 82 of Woodstock Virginia, went to be with her Lord on Monday February 5, 2018. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church in Woodstock VA. Pastor Darryl George will officiate.
Callista was born September 26, 1935 in Troup PA. She was the daughter of the late Phillip and Loretta O’ Conner Cooney. She graduated from St Mary’s Academy in Alexandria Virginia in 1954 and retired from the United States Postal Service in Washington DC in 1995. In her earlier years she worked for Blue Bell/Wrangler in Woodstock and Aileen in Edinburg. She was an active member of First Baptist Church in Woodstock VA and enjoyed worship, Sunday school and Wednesday prayer and bible study. She enjoyed music, singing, playing dice and being at the beach. She loved riding the mountains while looking for nature and fishing along the river. She is preceded in death by her first husband Alton L Jacobs Sr. and her second husband Pearl James Pittington and four sisters Phyllis Warren Denham, Julia Cooney Tycienski, Elaine Cooney Gordon and Mary Cooney (Billie) Sutter
She is survived by her seven children Alton and Elizabeth Jacobs of Belton TX, John Jacobs of Woodstock VA, Deborah and Dennis Shank of Waxhaw NC, Darlene and Thomas Morgan of Dunnellon FL, Callista Grim of Woodstock VA, Dianna and Calvin Crabill of Woodstock VA, and Shari Awalt and Larry Gittings of Seymour CT. She has 17 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by two sisters Lucille Taylor Rounsley and Grace Cooney McGraw
Memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church 116 Lakeview Dr. Woodstock, Va. 22664 or Blue Ridge Hospice 333 W. Cork St. Winchester Va. 22601
Arrangements are in the care of Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.