Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Geraldine Jenkins


09/13/1943 - 03/01/2019


Geraldine Jenkins, age 75 of Marble, passed away Friday March 1, 2019 at her residence.

Geraldine was a native of Cherokee County, NC and the daughter of the late Harold and Vaye Palmer Jenkins. She was a member and past secretary of Marble Springs Baptist Church. Geraldine had retired from Murphy Medical Center after 20 years of service as an administrative secretary.

Geraldine was an inspiration to countless people during her 12 year battle with cancer. Throughout the entire time, she remained positive and always had a smile. Her faith and love for God never wavered.

She loved to work with her flowers; a gift from her father that she maintained throughout the years. She was an avid reader and loved to travel. Her yearly trips exploring out West with her companion brought her immense peace and joy.

She will be missed by her family beyond words. But her strength and unwavering love will always be a source of comfort.

Surviving are her sons, Jeff Hall and wife Nancy of Pine Hall, NC, Brian Hall and Russ Nelson of Tucker, GA and Geraldine's companion Leon Ownby.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Marble Springs Baptist Church. Rev. John Bailey will officiate. A private family graveside service will be held at Moss Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ed Green, Casey Holloway, Larry Wishon, Kruz Stewart, Howard Coffey and Mike Erwin.

The family will receive friends from 12-2 pm, Thursday, March 7, 2019 at Marble Springs Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave, Charlotte, NC 28201.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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