Bettie L. Jenkins

Bettie L. Jenkins (Bonner-Edwards) age 75. Born on October 22, 1943 in Bessemer, AL. Passed away peacefully on September 18, 2019.

Graduate of East High School Class of 1960. Bettie retired from Columbus City Schools after 30 plus years. She was a faithful member of the St. James Biblical Christian Baptist Church for 44 years where she served as a Deaconess, Church Clerk, Sunday School Teacher, Co-Chair of the Church Pledge Committee, President over the Willing Workers and whatever God assigned to her heart and hands to do. She was active in her Community and served as a secretary for the Argyle Park Civic Association.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 53 years, Joseph H Jenkins, Sr. Parents,
Hiram and Gladys Woods. Sister, Vivian Edwards and son in law, Paul Chapman, I.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children: Joseph H (Delicia) Jenkins, Jr, Sheila L. Jenkins and Angela Chapman, Grandchildren: Paul D Chapman, lI, Ayanna Jenkins and Aliya Jenkins. Great grandchildren: Yisrael
Chapman and Ariana Chapman. Siblings: Lavisse (Maureen) Slade-Smith, Hiram Woods Jr., Sabrina Askew,
Cynthia Woods and a host of brother in-laws, sister in-laws, nieces, nephews, Church Family and special
friend Mrs. Retta Rhea.

Visitation 9:00am and Funeral 10:00am Saturday, September 28, 2019 at St. James Baptist Church, 1311 E. Hudson Street.

Interment at Evergreen Burial Park.

Condolence Messages

  1. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. May the support of family and friends be a source of strength and the God of comfort and refuge in your time of need. Thoughts of peace.

  2. Dean, Vona, Keyandra, Mark
    We would like to send our heartfelt sympathy to Angie, Sheila, Joey and the rest of the family during this difficult time. We will continue to pray for you all. Love you all.
    Your Cleveland, Ohio family. ( Uncle Boney’s Family)

  3. Gloria Ann Zebbs Anderson

    Our beloved neighbor, Bettie Jenkins received her wings. She was a faithful Secretary of the Argyle Park Civic Association for many years. She was also President of the Duxberry Elementary School PTA. We will miss her dearly and express our heartfelt condolences to the family as we celebrate her homegoing together.

    Gloria Anderson, President
    Argyle Park Civic Association

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