Josephine "Jo" Sneed Jenkins, 89, died Thursday, July 5, 2012, at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. A native of Bessemer City, Mrs. Jenkins was born to the late William Esley Sneed and Lois George Sneed on Sept.1, 1922.
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Mrs. Jenkins will be remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother that loved service to her Lord and her family. She was very proud of her children and her grandchildren. Mrs. Jenkins was a 52-year member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte and served many years as a Sunday school teacher and WMU director.
Mrs. Jenkins was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Reece Jenkins Sr., brother, Flay Sneed; and sister, Ruth Norton.
Mrs. Jenkins is survived by her children, Paul R. Jenkins Jr. and wife, Victoria, Alisa Jenkins McCain and husband, Richard; and grandchildren, Sean Jenkins, Matt McCain, Brady Nails and Abigail Nails, all of Charlotte.
The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Sunday evening at Wilson Funeral and Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte.
The funeral service will be held 11 a.m., Monday, July 9, in the chapel at Wilson Funeral and Cremation Service with the the Rev. John Harrill officiating.
Interment will follow in Sharon Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hickory Grove Christian School, 6050 Hickory Grove Road, Charlotte, NC 28215.
Online condolences may be made at www.wilsonfuneralservices.com.
Published in Gaston Gazette on July 8, 2012