Obit: Mary Jenkins

Obit: Mary Jenkins

February 21st, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Mary C. Jenkins, 77, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013.She was employed with the Standifer Place Nursing Home for 25 years as a certified nursing assistant, until her health failed. Mary attended Eastside Church of God.She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Jessie Mae Jenkins; sister, Lillie Williams; and daughter, Jacqueline Twilley.She leaves to cherish her memory, one daughter, Linda Twilley; five sons, David (Barbara) Twilley, Larry (Tasha) Twilley, Therdore (April) Elaster, Tyrone (Cornelius) Elaster and Eric Jenkins, all of Chattanooga; one sister, Pauline Jenkins; three brothers, Robert Jenkins and wife, Herman (Mary) Jenkins and Johnny Jenkins, all of Chattanooga; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a loving and devoted special friend of 40 years, Edward Carter; three stepchildren, Derothera Carter, Lebron Carter and Butch Pearl; a host of nieces, nephews and friends.Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 in the Chapel.Interment in Highland Cemetery.The body will lie in state after noon today and the family will receive friends from 67 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.