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Edie Jenkins

January 29, 1973 — May 11, 2021

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Edie Jenkins, age 48, passed away peacefully Tuesday afternoon, May 11, 2021 after a long battle with cancer at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford, MS.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 13, 2021 in the Martin Willingham Memorial Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with interment to follow at Forrest Memorial Park. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service beginning at 12 noon. 

Edie was born on January 29, 1973 in Memphis, TN. She attended the Tennessee Academy of Cosmetology and worked as a hair stylist at Cut Above Styling Salon. When she was not working, she enjoyed traveling with her husband, Bill. Together they enjoyed riding motorcycles across the country, going to New Orleans, and riding the pontoon boat on Enid Lake.

The family left behind to cherish her sweet spirit include her husband, Bill Jenkins of Water Valley, MS; one daughter, Abby Elizabeth Rose of Arkansas; her mother, Barbara Jean Rucker of Memphis, TN; Uncle, Russell Edwards Rucker and wife Jackie; one nephew, Daniel Rucker; her special family, Angela Jenkins Adams of Water Valley, MS, Sandy Smith of Batesville, MS, JoAnn Keel of Hernando, MS, and Bobbie Hughes of Water Valley, MS.

She is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, Harold Anderson Rucker and Edith Emogene Rucker; and one aunt, Sharon Elaine Smith.

 

 

 

 

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

12:00 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

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