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Mary Estell JENKINS Obituary

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JENKINS, Mary Estell Age 82, of Dayton, departed this life on Thursday, February 27, 2014. She was a kind, loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. She was loved by many, and was affectionately called, "Bett or Betty". She was born on December 21, 1931 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Sinkfield in Fairburn, GA. Mary was a graduate of Dunbar High School, Central State University and the University of Dayton. She was employed as a School Teacher with the Dayton Board of Education, until she retired. Mary was a faithful member of Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church, serving on the Usher Board for over 30 years. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Adolphus B. Jenkins, Sr. She leaves to cherish her memories; her only son, Adolphus, Jr.; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends in Alabama, Georgia and Ohio. Funeral service 1:00 P.M., FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 at MT. ENON MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, 1501 W. Third St., with Reverend Cory Pruitt, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Interment will be held 10:00 A.M., Monday, March 10, 2014 at the Dayton National Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Thomas Funeral Home, 4520 Salem Ave. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family at

Published in Dayton Daily News on Mar. 6, 2014
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