TOMMIE ELLINGTON JENKINS
Columbus, MSa"Tommie Ellington Jenkins, age 102, of Columbus, MS formerly of Ellisville, MS and Kosciusko, MS died Friday, July 9, 2010 at Trinity Healthcare Center in Columbus, MS.
Ms. Tommie was born November 8, 1907 in Thomastown, MS to the late James Thomas Young Ellington and Sarah Evelina Blailock Ellington. She married Frank W. Jenkins July 18, 1925 in Thomastown, MS. She spent most of her life on the Jenkins Farm near McAdams, MS. After the death of her husband, she moved to Ellisville, MS where she spent seventeen years with her daughter and her family. Following the death of her daughter, she moved to Columbus, MS where she lived with her son and his family before moving to Trinity Healthcare in the late 1990's where she spent the remainder of her life enjoying her many new friends and activities of that facility. She was a member of Shiloh Methodist Protestant Church in Kosciusko and attended West Ellisville Baptist Church and Beeresheba Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Columbus.
A visitation will be held Sunday, July 11 at Beersheba Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Columbus from 4PM until 6PM at which time a Celebration Service will be held. Visitation will also be held in Kosciusko Monday, July 12th at Crestview Congregational Methodist Church in Kosciusko, MS from 9 AM until service time at 11 AM. Rev. Jerry Meggs, Rev. Terry Maynard & Rev. Ron McDougald will officiate. Interment will follow at the Jenkins Cemetery in Attala County.
Ms Tommie was preceded in death by her husband, her daughter Frances Lacey Jenkins Temple, her son James David Jenkins, grandson Scott William Temple and great-grandson Jonathan Browning.
She is survived by her daughter, Nina Jenkins Carson (Joe) of Winona, MS; son, Howard Jenkins (Linda) of Columbus, MS, son-in-law, Jimmy Temple of Ellisville, MS; daughter-in-law, Jean Jenkins of Greenville, MS. She is also survived by grandsons, Jimmy Jenkins of Dallas, TX, Bruce Jenkins (Cindy) of College Station Texas, Dean Jenkins of Dallas, TX, Allen Jenkins (Donna), Steve Jenkins and Chris Jenkins(Lecrisha) all of Columbus, MS, Kenny Jenkins (Fran) of Garland, TX, Todd Temple (Meta) of Northport, AL, Bill Carson (Libby) of Winona, MS, step-grandson Logan Davis of Garland, TX; granddaughters, Leslie Jenkins Williams (Kenny) of Cleveland, MS, Sharon Temple Irwin (Jason) of Livingston, TX, Nina Joe Carson Jones (Mike) and Linda Carson Browning (Kenny) of Winona, MS, a host of great and great-great grand children, nieces and nephews and friends including the staff and caregivers at Trinity Healthcare Center.
Pallbearers will be the grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be her great-grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trinity Healthcare Center, 230 Airline Road, Columbus, MS 39702 or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Cleveland Funeral home is in charge of arrangements.