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Agnes Jenkins

July 17, 1943 — February 14, 2021

Agnes Jane Adams Jenkins, 77, entered eternal rest on Sunday, February 14, 2021, at the Peninsula Regional Medical Hospital in Salisbury, Maryland. She was the daughter of Elisabeth “Lizzie” Benson Redding of Princes Anne, Maryland, and James Hayward. Agnes was eight years old when her mother passed, away and she was raised by her brother and his wife James and Helen Redding of Prince Anne, Maryland. She was also raised by her brother William Redding and Elizabeth Waters of Cambridge, Maryland, and attended Somerset High School. After graduating from high school, Agnes returned to Cambridge, Maryland, where Ms. Elizabeth Waters-Young continued to raise and cherish her as a daughter throughout her life.

In her earlier years, Agnes was a member of the Elks Lodge. She was employed at Clayton Crab House for several years and the Airpax Company for 22 years in Cambridge, Maryland before she retired.

Agnes was the rock that held the family together, and she will be greatly missed.

Agnes leaves to cherish: her daughters, Carla Jenkins, Anita (Fred) Major, and Joan Brannock; son, Richard E. Jenkins, Jr.; her nieces, who she lived with like sisters, Priscilla Redding, Oneida Walker, and Laura Polk; brothers-in-law, James Jenkins and Franklin (Hazel) Jenkins; sisters-in-law, Gladys Ann Williams and Dorothy Jenkins; grandchildren, Jermaine (Crystal) Major, Carl Brannock, Fred Major, Jr., Ti any Ennals, Devin (Tia) Marine, and Joan (Davonte) Bel eld; 13 great-grandchildren; special friends, Jeannette Gri n, Virginia Dockins, Carolyn Camper, Brenda Jews, and Paulette Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 58 years, Richard E. Jenkins, Sr.; her parents, Elisabeth Waters-Young and stepfather Woodrow Young; brother, Leon Waters; siblings, James Redding, Oneida Redding Stubbs, Alice Redding, Olivia Bryant, Granville Redding, William Redding, Beatrice Redding, and Ronald Redding; grandson, Donnaven “Don Don” Brannock; and special friend, Stephanie Brown

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