Leah Jenkins, of Ash, NC, died Wednesday January 08, 2020.
Born in Brunswick County on October 11,1929, she was a daughter of the late Rufus Phelps and Annie Hewitt Phelps. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, E. Parrott Jenkins and sisters, Wilma Baker and Lina Ruth Lassiter.
She taught third grade at Creedmoor Elementary for over thirty years as well as teaching Sunday school for over thirty years. She graduated from Flora McDonald College majoring in English and French.
She is survived by her sister Lois Williams, niece Eva Lamb, and nephews Lyndall , Alex Lassiter and Lynn Williams.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte, officiated by the Reverend Phil Norris. Entombment will follow in Brunswick Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Shallotte, NC.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers please contribute to Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1090 Hickman Road, NW at Ash NC 28420.
Online condolences may be made at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com
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