- Local Guide
Betty Evelyn Jenkins, 85, of Celina, died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, 2011, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford.
She was born on Aug. 30, 1925, in Mercer County, the daughter of Virgil S. and Lollie May (West) Monroe, and they preceded her in death.
On Jan. 22, 1946, she married Bevan Eugene Jenkins, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 24, 2008.
She is survived by her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Marjorie L. Jenkins; six brothers; two sisters.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the W.H. Dick and Sons - Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, with the Rev. Tom Christen officiating. Burial will be held at Swamp College Cemetery in Celina.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Beaver Chapel Congregational Christian Church in Celina. Online condolences may be expressed at Dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.