GASTONIA -- Katherine "Lib" Elizabeth Jenkins Heavener, 93, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at Alexandria Place.
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She was a native of Gastonia and the daughter of the late Edgar L. Jenkins and Ethel B. Barker Jenkins.
The family will receive friends from 7 until 9 p.m. Monday, March 18, 2013 at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church with Reverend Eric Reece officiating.
Interment will be at Gaston Memorial Park with Military Honors provided by The Gaston County Honor Guard.
"Lib" retired with over 30 years of service as a nurse with Dr. Keathley's office. She was a member of Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church for over 30 years and a US Navy WWII Veteran.
Survivors include her daughter, Pat Ledford of Gastonia; grandson, Michael Ledford of Gastonia; former son-in-law, Ken Ledford of Gastonia; brothers, Kenneth L. Jenkins and wife Barbara of Gastonia, John E. Jenkins and wife Nell of Gastonia, Roland B. Jenkins of Gastonia, Reggie Jenkins and wife Mary Ellen of Stanley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Wilson Heavener; brother, Donald H. Jenkins; sisters, Mildred Kuykendall, Gladys Wilson, Margaret Basham, Mary Austin and Frances Allen.
Memorials may be made to the
, 600 Fairview Road Suite 200, Charlotte, N.C. 28210.
Condolences may be sent on line to www.mcleanfuneral.com
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Heavener family.
McLean Funeral Directors
700 South New Hope Road Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 18, 2013