Geneva Curry Jenkins
Geneva Curry Jenkins
  • August 1, 1934 - September 5, 2016
  • Grottoes, Virginia

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Geneva Curry Jenkins of 402 Paine Run Road, Grottoes, Virginia transitioned peacefully on Monday, September 5, 2016 at 9:00 p.m.

Mrs. Jenkins was born on August 1, 1934 to the late Blanche Curry Brown and John Veney of Grottoes, Virginia.

She was a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School and graduated Business College. She was joined in marriage to the Rev. Dr. William T. Jenkins February 4, 1949.

She joined John Wesley United Methodist Church at an early age, and later attended Mt. Calvary Baptist church until she joined Union Baptist Church (Waynesboro). She was employed by General Electric and Genicom (Waynesboro) for many years.

Mrs. Jenkins was a very dedicated and loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, but most of all she was dedicated to God.

Mrs.Jenkins was preceded in death by her husband Rev. Dr. William T. Jenkins, a daughter Mrs. Curry J. Davis, a brother Wardell (Jack) Curry, mother Blanche Brown, and father John Veney.

Mrs. Jenkins was a faithful member of Union Baptist Church, the "Pastor's Aid Ministry", a very dedicated Deaconess, a member of the "Christian Women's Fellowship", "The Praying Women", served on the kitchen committee, and sang on the senior choir.

Celebrating her life and legacy are two children-Ms. Jessie Jenkins-Jones, Grottoes, Virginia; and William R. Jenkins (W.R.), Rustburg, Virginia. She also leaves three devoted grandchildren-Tonja Davis-Allen (John), Camden, Delaware; Irvin (Elgie) Davis and Shawn E. Davis, both of Grottoes, Virginia, a special son-in-law Irvin F. Davis; three great-grandchildren-Jordan T. Allen and Krystjan A. Allen of Camden, Delaware, and Elijah R. Keiser of Grottoes, Virginia; one sister Mary A. Carroll; two special nieces Brenda and Jackie Curry of Charlotte, N.C.; two special nursing students-Wilma Cambata and Melissa Shoemaker, two special friends Mrs. Amanda Moody, & Mrs. JoAnn Ecoe; and a host of other relatives and friends. Her heart was her family.

We the family are so very thankful that Mom knew and served the Lord. While we will miss her deeply on this side, we know that one glorious day there shall be an inordinate family reunion in glory.

The family will receive friends 7-8 PM, Friday, September 9, 2016 at Lindsey Funeral Home in Weyers Cave.

A funeral service will be held 11 AM, Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Staunton, with Rev. Walter A. Ghant officiating. Burial will be in John Wesley Cemetery.

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