2010-12-02 / Obituaries

Betty Jinnie Jean Jenkins

Funeral services for Betty Jinnie Jean Jenkins, 70, were held Wednesday, November 24, 2010, at the Clifford Grove Baptist Church, Rayle, with Pastor A.J. Richardson officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery. She died November 18.

She was a native of Wilkes County and the daughter of the late Will “Bird” Jenkins and Queen Elizabeth McLendon Jenkins. She was a member of the New Ford Baptist Church. After graduating from the Wilkes County Training School in 1959 she moved to Westbury, Long Island, N.Y. She was employed for 45 years as a cab company dispatcher.

Survivors include a brother, Bennie Edward Jenkins of Amityville, N.Y.

Pallbearers included Eddie H. Finnell, Joe Louis Towns, Tom W. Richardson, Earlee Jenkins, Donnell Jenkins, and Raymond Porter.

McLendon Memorial Funeral Home of Washington was in charge of arrangements.

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