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Jill Jenkins Gulledge

April 30, 1948 — March 23, 2022

Jill Jenkins Gulledge

BELMONT - On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, Mrs. Jill Jenkins Gulledge, 73 of Belmont and formerly of Lilesville, passed away peacefully at Robin Johnson Hospice House in Dallas, NC. 

 There will be a memorial service at 11:00 am, Saturday, April 2, 2022 at First Baptist Church, Wadesboro with Rev. Dr. Harry Workman officiating.

The family will greet friends following the service at the church.

Debra Jill Jenkins was born April 30, 1948, in Anson County, NC and was one of nine children born to Charles Edward Jenkins and Catherine McQueen Meacham Jenkins. She was a graduate of Wadesboro High School and was retired from the Defense Logistics Agency with the Federal Government as a Quality Assurance Inspector.  

She was a member of First Baptist Church, Wadesboro.  

Those left to cherish her memory are her sons and daughters-in-law, Joe F. Gulledge, III and Sue of Rock Hill, SC and Brent Gulledge and Christina of Belmont; her grandchildren, Daniel Gulledge and wife, Ashley and Katie Anderson and husband, Ryan all of Rock Hill, SC, Julia Gulledge and Abby Gulledge both of Belmont; her special friend, Joel Deese of Belmont; her brothers and sisters, Jack Jenkins of Tarboro, Eddie Jenkins and wife, Cecilia of Badin, Diana Drye and husband, Lynwood of New London, Kay Thomas of Rose Hill, Glenn Jenkins and wife, Claudia and Glenda Tice and husband, Barry all of Wadesboro; her sister-in-law, Beverly Jenkins of Newport News, VA and her nieces and nephews and their families.  

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe F. Gulledge, Jr. and by her brother and sister, Herbert Jenkins and Cathy Nobles and husband, JW.  

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Music Ministry, P.O. Box 423, Wadesboro, NC 28170 or to the Robin Johnson Hospice House, 5005 Shepherds Way Dr., Dallas, NC 28034.  

The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home and online condolences may be made at 

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Memorial Service

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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