Heath Funeral Home
Thelma Earline Jenkins
(March 15, 1945 - March 4, 2012)
Thelma Earline Jenkins, 66, Paragould, died Sunday, at St Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Earline was born March 15, 1945, in Lake City, Arkansas, the daughter of the late May Hugh and Orlen Young Irvin. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Gene, Bud, and Tommy Irvin. Earline was retired from Emerson Electric Company and loved gardening and cooking.
She is survived by her husband: Larry Jenkins of the home; daughter: Angela Chrisco of Paragould; sons: Jeff Henry of Fort Smith, Carry Jenkins of Paragould; sisters: Gail Turner of Paragould, Lora Adams of West Memphis; brother: Charles Irvin of Paragould; nine grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tuesday, at Heath Funeral Home. Her life will be celebrated at Heath Colonial Chapel, 2:00 PM, Wednesday, with Rev. Wayne Baldwin officiating. Sign online register book at www.heathfuneralhome.com.