October 31, 1919 - March 4, 2017
MARY JENKINS, AGE 97 and a resident of Enon died at 10:00 am Saturday March 4, 2017 at Heritage Manor Nursing Home. She was a native of Denver, CO and a longtime resident of Woodville, MS before retiring to Enon in the late 1980’s. Mary was a former telephone operator, a clerk at Marten’s Drug Store and City Drug Store and later retired after several years at the Russell Company in Woodville. She enjoyed doing crafts and quilting. Mary also loved traveling.
Survived by: 3 Daughters and a Son in law: LaVerne “Cissy” and Richard “Dick” Corkern, Sr. of Enon, Ann Menser of St. Francisville, Cyrena Jo Griffey of Enon; 5 Grandchildren and Spouses: Richard Corkern, Jr., Stephen and Lisa Corkern, David and Rachel Menser, James and Melissa Menser, John and Lauren Griffey; 4 Great-grandchildren: Derek Devooght, Allison Menser, Blake Corkern, Travis Menser
She was preceded in death by her husband Richard J. “R.J.” Jenkins, son in law Willie Menser, granddaughter Stephanie Corkern, and her parents Arthur Baker and Cyrena Cunningham Baker.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Monday March 6th from 5 pm until 7 pm. A funeral service will be held at 7 pm Monday in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Chris Wheeler officiating. A graveside committal service will be held at 12 pm Tuesday in the Old Evergreen Cemetery in Woodville, MS.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations to Enon Baptist Church, 19049 Hwy. 16, Franklinton, LA 70438.
Pallbearers: Ricky Corkern, Stephen Corkern, John Griffey, Derek Devooght, David Menser, James Menser.
Honorary Pallbearers are great-grandchildren Allison Menser, Blake Corkern and Travis Menser