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Letha Freeman Jenkins

June 11, 1945 — July 8, 2023

Wadesboro

Letha Freeman Jenkins

The staff of Leavitt Funeral Home offers our sincere sympathy to the family of Letha Jenkins. We are pleased to be of assistance with the local arrangements.

 

Letha Magdeline Jenkins, 78, of Wadesboro died Saturday, July 8, 2023 at her residence after a lengthy illness. Born Monday, June 11th, 1945 she was the daughter of the late Johnnie Wyatt Freeman and Mertis Faye Privette Freeman.

Her husband of 45 years, James Earl Jenkins; a daughter, Barbara Johnson Tice of Marshville; two sons, Darius Johnson of Troy and Stanley Johnson of Concord; a sister, Mary Ellen Williams of Concord; and six grandchildren, Joshua Tice, Jill Tice, Matthew Johnson, Kayle Howell, Nicholas Johnson and Gabriella Resendez; two great grandchildren, Arabella Johnson and Paislee Mae Johnson; numerous nieces and nephews and a special friend Alana Wall survive her.

In addition to her parents, Johnnie Wyatt Freeman and Mertis Faye Privette Freeman, a brother, Gene Wyatt Freeman and a sister, Johnnie Newton preceded her in death.

The funeral will be 12:00 pm Wednesday, July 12th, 2023 at Forestville United Methodist Church with Rev. Aaron Causby officiating. Burial will follow at Forestville UMC Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00AM to 12:00 PM Wednesday, July 12th, 2023 at Forestville United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetic Association

The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff of Hospice of Union County for their heartfelt care.

Please sign the online guestbook on the Memorial Wall at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Jenkins family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Letha Freeman Jenkins, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Forestville United Methodist Church

5238 Vintage Rd, Lilesville, NC 28091

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Starts at 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Forestville United Methodist Church

5238 Vintage Rd, Lilesville, NC 28091

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Burial

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Forestville United Methodist Church

5238 Vintage Rd, Lilesville, NC 28091

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