Frances B. Jenkins

Published 5:23 pm Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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CONWAY – Frances Bridgers Jenkins, age 91, passed away on February 13, 2021 at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Jenkins was born in Lasker, NC, on April 3, 1929, a daughter of the late Harold and Ruby Bridgers. Frances was a faithful member of Creeksville Baptist Church. She enjoyed gardening and going out with friends to eat. Frances enjoyed caring for others and received her Nurses Assistant certification so she could do what she loved.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Julian Martin Jenkins, Sr.; her sisters, Doris Ricks and Joyce Storey; and a grandson, Jonathan Jenkins.

Left to cherish her memory are her four sons, Joe Jenkins of Conway, Charles Jenkins and wife, Linda, of Hurricane, WV,  Julian Martin Jenkins Jr. and wife, Bonnie, and Keith Jenkins and fiancé, Lynne Roscoe of Conway, NC; her daughter, Trudy Jenkins Dickens and husband, Mark of Halifax, NC; five grandsons, Jason Jenkins and wife, Emily of Sylva, NC, Matthew Jenkins and wife, Erin of Hurricane, WV, Christopher Buffaloe and wife, Kelly of Conway, NC, Chase Mountford of Roanoke Rapids, NC and Ray Jenkins and fiancé, Rachel Garcia of Conway, NC; three great-granddaughters, Taylor Jenkins of Sylva, NC, Chloe Jenkins of Conway; and Solstice Jenkins of Hurricane, WV; a great grandson, Ryland Jenkins of Conway, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Rich Square Chapel on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, face masks will be required, and social distancing observed.

A graveside celebration of life service will be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11 a.m., in Milwaukee Cemetery, Milwaukee, NC, with Rev. Matt Ledbetter officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to Creeksville Baptist Church, 114 Jenkins Mill Road, Conway, NC, 27820; or you may donate online by visiting; then type Frances Jenkins.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Jenkins family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting