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Clara Elanore Pons Jenkins, 91, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at the Fairhaven Home in Bostic, following a period of declining health.

Clara was born on November 22, 1929 in Burke county to the late Charlie Pons, and Agnes Young. She was known to be a good listener, and loved her grandbabies.

In addition to her parents, Clara is preceded in death by two husbands, Harold Hicks, and Edward Jenkins.

Surviving her passing includes her sons, Michael Hicks and wife Debbie of Ellenboro, Allen Hicks and wife Glenda of Forest City, and Dennis Hicks and wife Linda of Virginia; brother, Charles Pons and wife Pat of Valdese; sister, Margaret Lowdermilk and husband J.C. of Valdese; and special friends, Betty Harris, and Laura T. Jenkins. Clara also leaves behind eight grand children, and fifteen great grand children.

A receiving of friends will be held on Monday, January 4, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM, with a graveside service to follow at Waldenisan Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Valdese, North Carolina with Rev. Devin Severt officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Fairhaven Home in Bostic to help in the fight of COVID-19 at 149 Fairhaven Drive #8759, Bostic, NC 28018.

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