Florence Jenkins Wells
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Services celebrating the life of Florence Jenkins Wells will be held at 2:00p.m.Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at the chapel of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria with Rev. Dennis Snoddy, officiating. Interment will follow in the Clearwater Cemetery under the direction of Hixson Brothers.
The family asks that visitation be observed, Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at Hixson Brothers, Alexandria, from 12:00 p.m. until time of service.
Florence, 89, a native and resident of Clearwater, was born on August 28, 1923 to Ethan and Dollie Jenkins, and passed from this life on Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Matthews Memorial Nursing Home of Alexandria.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gilbert Wells; father and mother; brothers, Leroy Jenkins, Allen Jenkins, Carl (K.C.) Jenkins, and Marvin Jenkins.
Those left to cherish her memory include her two sisters: Betty Pratt, of Clearwater, and Frances Carter and husband Harold of Texarkana, Arkansas; brother, Archie Jenkins and wife Eve, of Houma and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews who loved her very much.
Pallbearers will be Randal Pratt, Carl Roy Jenkins, Johnny Kirkland, Lynn Jenkins, David Jenkins, Mike Jenkins II, Willie Jenkins and John Maxie Chevalier.
The family wishes to thank Sandi Cook, Nell Rayburn, and John Maxie Chevalier for their devoted and exceptional care given during her illness. And special thanks to her nephew, Michael Jenkins for looking after her needs for many years.
Memorials may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, Route 1, Cheneyville, LA, 71325
To extend online condolences to the family, please visit us at www.hixsonbrothers.com.
Published in The Town Talk on Nov. 19, 2012