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Ethel Louise Jenkins

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??x?d="" ALIGN=LEFT vspace=4 hspace=10 >Ethel Louise Jenkins, 83, of Alamogordo, formerly of Clayton, N.M., passed away Jan. 2, 2009, in Alamogordo.
She was born Dec. 12, 1925 in Vernon, Texas, to James and Marguerite (Emmitt) Pannell. She married Arthur Jenkins, July 11, 1943 in Vernon. They came to New Mexico at the conclusion of World War II where they farmed and ranched near Sedan, N.M. for many years.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Norma Jo Norrell.
Survivors include her husband of over 64 years, Arthur Jenkins of the Aristocrat; a son, David Jenkins and wife Sharry of Muleshoe, Texas; two daughters, Sue Ellen Bunch of Aliso Viejo, Calif. and Sherrye Guidry and husband Richard of Alamogordo; five grandchildren, Shawna Stevenson and husband Jim of Naples, Italy, John Paul Bunch and wife Ashley of Phoenix, Ariz., Adam Bunch of Dana Point, Calif., Alison Guidry of Annapolis, Md. and Ryan Guidry and wife Roseanne of Alamogordo; four great-grandchildren, Jake Stevenson, Sammy Stevenson, Ryan Guidry, Jr. and Dallas Guidry; two sisters, Allene Knight of Midland, Texas and Jimmie Sue Jones and husband Buck of Lubbock, Texas; and a brother-in-law, A. C. Norrell of Odessa, Texas.
Private memorial services were conducted by the Rev. Mary Taken at the Aristocrat Assisted Care Center.
Graveside services will be held at the Clayton Cemetery in Clayton, NM at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 8, 2009. with the Rev. Billy Rammage officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Alamogordo Home Care/Hospice: P.O. Drawer 29: Alamogordo, NM 88311-0029.
The Jenkins family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home in Alamogordo and Hass Funeral Directors in Clayton to direct the funeral services.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 4 to Jan. 16, 2009
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