January 19, 1945 ~ November 14, 2021

Born in: Detroit, Michigan
Resided in: Indianapolis, Indiana

Our beloved mother, Patsy B Jacoby, passed away Sunday evening on November 14th, 2021 at the age of 76.

Born in Detroit, Michigan on January 19th, 1945, Patsy was the daughter of the late James Clifton Norris and Vera Gussy Norris. For most of her life she resided in Indianapolis, Indiana. Patsy, also known as “Sassy Patsy”, was a vibrant, fun-loving, compassionate, devoted mother and grandmother. Her striking blue eyes and sparkling smile could always brighten any room. Her quick-whitted sense of humor would always capture the center of attention. She never wanted to be out and about without her makeup on, her nails done, and her hair did.

Patsy was preceded in death by two of her children, Richard W. Gray Jr and Tracy Lynn Gray. She is survived by her husband Joseph Jacoby and two more of her children, Michelle B. Gray (Plata) and Scott Anthony Gray. As well as her step son Jacob Jacoby. In addition, her grandchildren Marina and Luca Plata, Olivia and Vaughn Gray, Abby Gray, and Kylie (Gray) Cuppett. Also, her two great grandchildren Lakelyn and Presley Jo Cuppett.

There was no way to describe Patsy in one word. Her beauty radiated, her soul and and big heart touched so many, and she will be truly missed.

Visitation will be from 1pm to 2pm on Friday, November 19, 2021 at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue, with a service to start at 2pm. Entombment to follow at Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.


Visitation: November 19, 2021 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

Funeral Service: November 19, 2021 2:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Aunt Patsy, thank you for being who you were. It has left us with so many memories of your love, happiness, and hilarity. We will miss you so much until we are reunited in our heavenly home. Give them all a kiss for us. We love you so much Aunt Patsy.

  3. Aunt Patsy, I consider it an honor to of had a family member as special and so loved as you were. You brought great joy to the world. Something we need more of. I will sorely miss and never forget your laughter.

  4. To my dear sweet Aunt Patsy…I still can’t believe that you are gone.I had talked to you just a few short weeks ago and you sounded just like your old self. Chipper and laughing not knowing it was the very last time we would say “I love you large” to each other. I miss you more than you’ll ever know but I know i’ll see you again some day and we will hug each other and say those words again but for now you rest my crazy funny Aunt in God’s arms.

  5. Mammaw,

    I’ll always remember the times I was little and we would visit your house and it would be filled with laughs, pizza 🍕 and coffee ☕️ ❤️ You taught us all to laugh at ourselves and that life’s too short, so buy all the shoes. I know you’re flying high with Dad and Tracy. We will forever love and miss you!

    Love Kylie-Bug

  6. The special times we spent together when Rick was in town I will always remember.
    Grilling out and hanging out we always had great conversations with plenty of smiles and laughs. Both you and Rick left us too soon. We still have more laughs and stories to share. You will truly be missed.

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