1932 Margaret 2017

Margaret Jenkins

June 30, 1932 — May 22, 2017

Margaret Ellen Jenkins was born on June 30, 1932 in Easton, Maryland, to the late Hazel and Fannie Wilkins. She departed this life peacefully on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Compass Regional Hospice Caroline House in Denton, Maryland.

She attended and was educated in the public school system of Talbot County, Maryland.  She worked as a Domestic Worker and in later years with Black and Decker, Inc.  Margaret was baptized and a member of Full Gospel Church and later attended The Way of Life Church of Christ, Inc.  Margaret was a very caring, giving and hospitable person who open her doors to all.  She treated everyone like family and would do anything for you without question.   Her favorite pastime was fellowshipping with family, watching the news and one of her favorite programs was the Family Feud with Steve Harvey.  Her favorite dining was enjoying delicious Maryland crab cakes and drinking the brown brew coffee.  Her favorite sayings were “It’s nothing to write home about.” and “Its tight but its right.”

Margaret was married to the late Kenneth Jenkins, Jr.  She leaves to cherish her memory her six children; Barbara Dickerson (David Jr.) Hurlock MD, Robert Wilkins (Linda), Easton MD, Carl Jenkins (Cheryl) Denton MD, Ronald Jenkins, Sr. Hinesville, GA, Joyce Jenkins Denton MD, Vivian Jenkins of Greensboro MD, a stepdaughter Delores Jenkins; and her grandchildren, Wanda Murray (Charles), Tyrone Dickerson (Angie), and Michael Hobbs (Desiree) all of Federalsburg, MD, David Dickerson III (Lutisha) of Preston MD, Robert Wilkins, Jr. (Kera) of Brandywine MD, Katianna and Miyonna Wilkins of Annapolis MD, Takeya and Demetri Jenkins, of Easton MD, Ronald Jenkins, Jr (Georgia), Kayla (Tauri Sr.) Moore of South Carolina and step grandsons Stevie Jenkins and Bobby Johnson; her great grandchildren, Jasmine Murray of Salisbury MD, Donshaena Jackson Denton MD, David IV and Diante Dickerson of Preston MD, Amaya Greene and Tyla Dickerson of Federalsburg MD, Nokia Coley and Tymaine Johnson of Easton MD, Tauri Moore, Jr. of South Carolina, Angelia and Sherod Jenkins of Hinesville, Georgia, step granddaughters Zy’kereia and Va’coreia Dobson of Preston MD; great-great grandchild India Jackson of Denton MD, step great-great grandson Jamari Kimble of Preston MD; one brother Robert Wilkins of  Providence, RI, sister in laws:  Josephine Wilkins, Ann William, Dorothy Jenkins, Flossie Jenkins all of Easton MD; brother in laws:  Richard (Agnes), Cambridge MD, Frank (Hazel) Preston, MD and James Jenkins all of Easton MD; honorary adopted children:  Gelson Brooks, Stacy Stanly and Maxine Jenkins all of Easton MD; and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friend

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers William (Margaret), James Rosetta), Edward (Azalee), and Kenneth Wilkins, sister in laws:  Doris Wilkins, Ella Mae (Russell) Wells, Willienettie (Toby) Gibson, Stella Jenkins and Margaret (Harry) Watkins, brother in laws:  William, and Raymond Jenkins.

She was deeply loved and will be truly missed


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