Obituary for Eva V. Jenkins

Eva Virginia Jenkins, 79, of Berryville, Virginia, died Wednesday, May 26, 2010 in the Winchester Medical Center.

Mrs. Jenkins was born November 3, 1930 in Winchester, Virginia, the daughter of Chester C. and Linda V. Getts Richards. Eva’s mother died at child birth and she was raised by her grandmother, Ada V. Getts.

She retired from Smalley Package Co. and American Woodmark.

She was a member of Open Door Baptist Church and was an avid cat lover and bingo player.

She was married to Donald Andrew Jenkins, Sr. Mr. Jenkins died December 27, 1977.

Surviving is a daughter, Frances V. Kesner of Capon Bridge, WV; a son, Ronald I. Jenkins of Berryville, VA; four half sisters; one half brother; six grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

Three sons, Donald A. Jenkins, Jr., Pfc Lewis F. Jenkins, and Thomas C. “Duck” Jenkins preceded her in death.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P. M. Friday, May 28, 2010 at the Green Hill Cemetery, Berryville, VA with Pastor Ken Smith officiating.

The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 9:00 P. M. Thursday evening at the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, VA.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Esther Boyd Animal Shelter, 161 Fort Collier Rd., Winchester, VA 22603, the John H. Enders Fire & Rescue Co., 9 S. Buckmarsh St., Berryville, VA 22611, or to the Clarke County Senior Center, 119 W. Main St., Berryville, VA 22611.

Arrangements are being handled by the Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, VA.

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