By Kim Swindell Wood | August 19, 2015 8:37 am
Last Updated: August 20, 2015 at 6:42 am
Pauline Jenkins, 93, of Sparta, passed away Aug. 17, 2015, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
Born Jan. 20, 1922, in White County, she was the daughter of the late William R. “Bill” Jenkins and Vallie Pauline Phifer Jenkins.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, The 39ers Senior Group, The Red Hat Club, and The Professional Business and Women’s Club. She was a familiar face at Sparta Shirt Factory for more than 30 years and LTW Manufacturing. She also worked in clothing retail at Lorene Robinsons, L & E’s, and Lou Baker’s clothing store.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Jenkins was preceded in death by her brother, James Marcus Jenkins, and niece, Sandra Jenkins.
Surviving family members include two nephews, Steve Jenkins and wife Cindy, of Florida, Jeff Jenkins and wife Rhonda, of Florida; many great-nieces and great-nephews; and special friend, Wilma Payne.
Funeral service will be noon, Aug. 20, 2015, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 20, at the funeral home. Billy Lowery will officiate.
Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.