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JENKINS, NANCY
JENKINS, Nancy Age 78 passed away at her granddaughter Brooke's home, on Friday September 30, 2011, after 20 years of courageously battling cancer. Nancy was born Dec. 8, 1932, and has lived her life in Ohio, California, Arizona and Texas. Nancy was a lover of the Arts having been a Patron and Board Member of the Antelope Valley Civic Symphony in Lancaster, California, a Board member and President of the West Valley Fine Arts Council in Goodyear, Arizona, a board member of the Westerville Symphony in Westerville, Ohio, and a member of Song Spinners. Nancy was also a member of the Eastern Star and was an active member of various church congregations through out her life as well as an active participant in the support of various local and state politicians. She also loved being outside in nature and was an avid bird watcher and admired all types of flora and fauna; but her greatest love was her family. Nancy was preceded in death by her loving husband of 25 years, George M. Jenkins, her parents Daisy and Arthur (Mark) Maxwell; her sister Beatrice Forster and grandson Bryce(BJ) Mason and her first husband Warren Harbert. Nancy is survived by her sisters Ruth Perala and Jane Keller. She is also survived by her three children and their families; Mark (Debra) Harbert and children Steven Harbert and Kristina (Phil) Segel; Cheryl (Bryan) Mason and children Brooke (Ryen) Diedrich, Troy (Angie), Kevin (Rachel) and Chad (Brittany) Mason; Jeff (Jackie) Jenkins and children Jacob, Jonah and Joshua Jenkins. Nancy is also survived by her step-children Grace (Jim) and George Jenkins that she loved as her own. Nancy also has 6 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m., Sunday, October 2, 2011, Memorial Service will be held at 9 a.m., Monday, October 3, 2011, with the Rev. Todd Anderson officiating, both at the Hill Funeral Home, 220 South State Street, Westerville, OH, 43081. The internment will follow immediately after the Service at the Forest Lawn Memorial Garden in Columbus, Ohio. The family requests that friends consider memorial contributions in Nancy's memory be made to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer foundation.

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