Barbara Jean Jenkins, nee Williams, 82, a resident of Centreville, Ill., passed away Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016.
Mrs. Jenkins was an assistant director of nursing at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Ill., from 1963 until 1970 and a former professor of nursing at State Community College in East St. Louis, Ill., from 1981 until 1995.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving and devoted husband of 54 years, Anthony Jenkins of Centreville, Ill.; two sons, Anthony M. (Carlina) Jenkins and Rodney (Carla) Jenkins; granddaughters, Mica and Jade Jenkins; step-granddaughters, Keara Miller and Whitley Houston; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Send condolences online at www.officerfh.com
Visitation: Visitation service for family and friends will be from 10 to 10:50 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 1648 Tudor Ave., East St. Louis, Ill.
Funeral: Home going services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Interment service will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, 2900 Sheridan Rd., St. Louis, Mo.
OFFICER FUNERAL HOME, East St. Louis, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Jan. 9, 2016