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Dorothy Jenkins


1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Grace Turner Jenkins passed away on Monday, April 7, 2014. She was born on July 1, 1921 the only child of Grace Taylor and Roy Mark Turner. Dorothy had a life long love of music. She attended the University of Texas in Austin. She moved to Houston and met and married Kenneth Allen Jenkins and they raised their two daughters there. In 1975 they moved to McAllen, TX and in 1996, after Ken's death, she moved to Kerrville. She is survived by daughters Catherine Vivien Jenkins Comiskey and husband Bill of Burton, TX and Patricia Grace Jenkins Jones and husband Jay of Fredericksburg, TX. Five grandchildren, Kenneth and Aimee Comiskey and Lauren and husband Andy Barner, Collier Jones and wife Jennifer, Ashley Grace Byrd Jones and seven great-grandchildren.
A service to celebrate Dorothy's life will be held on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 2 pm in the chapel of St. Luke's United Methodist Church, (3471 Westheimer,) where her ashes will be placed in the St. Luke's Memorial Garden next to her husband of 55 years. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Luke's United Methodist Church, to the Blue Bird Circle, or the .

Published in Houston Chronicle on Apr. 11, 2014
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