Source: Abilene Reporter News Saturday Morning, March 12, 1983

Ethel Jenkins

Ethel E. Jenkins, 89, formerly of Novice, died at 9:30 p.m. at the Care Inn Nursing Home. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Elliott-Hammill Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory.

The Rev. Jack Riddlehoover, pastor of Pioneer Drive Baptist Church will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Price Mathieson, chaplain at Hendrick Medical Center. Burial will be in Elmwood Memorial Park.

Born June 15, 1882 in Novice, she moved to Abilene in 1942 from Novice. She married Sam B. Jenkins Dec. 28, 1909 in Winters. Her husband preceded her in death. She was a housewife and a member of the Pioneer Drive Baptist Church.

Survivors include three daughters(snip); a brother(snip); two sisters (snip); seven grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and a great great grandson.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Born: 15 June 1882 Novice, Coleman County, Texas
Died: 11 March 1983 Abilene, Taylor County, Texas
Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Abilene, Texas
Husband: Samuel Brown JENKINS
Marriage: 1909