Annie Mell Jenkins

Annie Mell Jenkins

Annie Mell Jenkins, 88, died Dec. 18, 2008.

Funeral service was held Dec. 23 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Lees, with the Rev. Freddie Wright officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Lebby Funeral Home of Barnwell was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Jenkins was born Sept. 1, 1920 in Barnwell County. She was the daughter of Frank and Hattie Reed Jenkins. She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church where she served on the first usher board. She was a laborer and domestic worker

Survivors include her five children, whom reared in the home, Jennell Jenkins and Hezekiah Jenkins of the home and Shirley (Johnnie) Bias of Denmark, Bessie (Roosevelt) Elmore of Blackville and Charles (Cynthia) Bias of Brooklyn, N. Y.; two dedicated nephews, Coker Hagood of Blackville and Alexander Hagood of Denmark; five grandchildren reared in the home; 65 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

The People-Sentinel  01/07/09