Romona Jenkins

Obituary of Romona Jenkins

Romona Gene Jenkins, 89, of Fred, passed away Friday April 27, 2018, at her home. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and is now a beautiful angel. She was an excellent seamstress and a great cook. She always cooked from scratch and her specialties included chicken and dumplings and dressing. She loved the outdoors; she enjoyed gardening, fishing, and hunting. She was a long-time care giver as a nurse’s aide. More than anything, she loved spending time with her family.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Floyd Jenkins; parents, Edward and Myrtie Drake; grandson, Ron Rhodes; 2 brothers; and 3 sisters.

She is survived by her loving children, Edward Jenkins, Sr. and wife, Nedra of Spurger, Karen Duvail and husband, Emmette of Silsbee, Lawrence Jenkins, Sr. and wife, Susan of Fred, Kathy Gore and husband, Russell of Silsbee, and Barney Jenkins and wife, Kristi of Fred; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson; sisters, Lottie Mae McNaughten and husband, Bennie of Silsbee, and Alice Harrison of Silsbee; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Her family will receive friends at Farmer Funeral Home Sunday April 29, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Monday April 30, 2018, at Farmer Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Franks Branch Cemetery in Fred.

Serving as pallbearers will be Kevin Rhodes, Eddie Jenkins, Marcus Jenkins, and Craig Gore. Serving as honorary pallbearer is Lawrence Jenkins, Jr.