Jacob Shames “Jake” Behr

Published 4:48 pm Monday, January 23, 2023

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Jacob Shames “Jake” Behr, (85), of LaGrange, Georgia, passed away on Nov. 28, 2022, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center despite his courageous efforts to overcome long-term pulmonary issues.

A Memorial Service for Jake will be held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at Noon at First United Methodist Church, 401 Broad Street, LaGrange, Georgia, with a reception to follow. 

 Dr. John Beyers will officiate the service. 

In lieu of flowers please consider contributing in Jake’s name to LaGrange First United Methodist Church, The Gideons International LaGrange Camp, congregation Beth El (congregationbethel@hotmail.com or PO Box 3813, LaGrange, Georgia 30241), or the nonprofit organization of your choice.  

Higgins Funeral Home at Hunter Allen Myhand, 706-884-5626.