Wilma L. Jenkins
Wilma L. Jenkins, 94, of Mt. Vernon died Aug. 26, 2004, at
Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor.
She was born June 25, 1910, in Mt. Vernon, a daughter of
Martin and Della (Tribble) Henn. She married Cecil Jenkins
Aug. 26, 1928; he preceded her in death Nov. 8, 1969. Mr.
and Mrs. Jenkins owned and operated Jenkins Market on Perkins
Avenue in Mt. Vernon for many years. They had two sons.
Mrs. Jenkins is survived by a daughter-in-law, Melba Jenkins of
Mt. Vernon; two granddaughters, Terri Allali of Mt. Vernon and
LoLetta Pasley and husband David of Mt. Vernon; great-grandchildren
Myles, Sam, Amber and Darl; a great-great-grandson, A.J.; a grandson
and five great-grandchildren, all in Texas; and a niece, Karen Stalion
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Jack
Jenkins; a brother; and two sisters.
Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Bethel Memorial
Cemetery, with the Rev. Merle Fullerton officiating. There will be
no visitation. Those attending the service on Saturday are requested
to meet at the cemetery. Johnston Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon is in
charge of arrangements, where you may call 242-0604 for more information.
Date: 31 Aug 2004
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman