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The Helena Arkansas Daily World - Helena, AR
  • Willie Jenkins Obit

  • In Loving Memory of the late Willie Lee "Tina" Lucas-Jenkins who was laid to rest on Sept. 15, 2012.

    Burial was held at the Jackson Memorial Gardens.

    Rev. Jessie King officiated.
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  • In Loving Memory of the late Willie Lee "Tina" Lucas-Jenkins who was laid to rest on Sept. 15, 2012. Burial was held at the Jackson Memorial Gardens. Rev. Jessie King officiated. Life Reflections Willie Lee “Tina” Lucas-Jenkins of Lake View, was born Feb. 22, 1922 to the late Fannie Mae Hubbard-Lucas and Willie Lee Lucas of Turner. She was often referred to as “Ms. Tina”. She confessed a hope in Christ at an early age at Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Turner. She later joined the Old Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Wabash. She married Henry “Cat” Jenkins who preceded her in death. To this union there were four children, two of which preceded her in death, Ida Mae Jenkins-Lewis and John Henry Jenkins. Ms. “Tina” was a great wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great grandmother, neighbor and friend. She never met a stranger. She spent most of her years as a homemaker and caring for her family. She enjoyed working in her yard and raising her flowers. Her yard was her passion. She departed this life on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012 at St. Vincent Hospital in Little Rock. She leaves to cherish her memory, three daughters, Henrietta (Jimmie) Wilson, Katharine (Sammie) Carter of Lake View and Velma L. Williams of Memphis; five grandchildren, Sammie Karl (Cindy) Carter; Vida (Joseph) Hillier of Indianapolis, Ind.; Will Henry “Kyle” Wilson, of Lake View, Cheryl Hampton of Memphis and Dr. Marsha Williams of Nashville, Tenn.; five great-grandchildren, Carren McNeal of Memphis, Jayme Leah Hampton of Chicago, Sammie Qincy Carter, Sabrina Clair Carter and Noah C. Carter of Indianapolis; two great-great grandchildren Michael McNeal and Trinity McNeal of Memphis; and special friends, Billy “Mike” Williams, Nora Alexander, Hattie Johnson, Willie Mae Hurt, Gloria Mae Rodgers, Min. Lawrence “Booster” Willis and Josephine Avery-White. Services where entrusted to Stephens Funeral Home. Family and friends are welcome to go online and sign our online guestbook at www.stephensfuneralhome1949.com
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