Viola Jenkins, age 91, of Franklin, NC, passed away Thursday, February 4, 2021. She was born July 16, 1929 in Macon County, to the late James Charlie and Effie Ellen McCall. Mrs. Jenkins was a homemaker and lifelong member of Goldmine Baptist Church, where she was a former Sunday School Teacher. She loved flowers, working outside, and quilting. She was also a caregiver and she loved animals.
Mrs. Jenkins is survived by two daughters, Elaine Wilkes (Allen) and Jane McSween both of Franklin, NC; grandchildren, Craig McSween of Virginia and Brandon McSween (Desi) of New Mexico; great-grandchildren, Alyssa McSween of Virginia, Savannah McSween and Abigail McSween both of New Mexico; sisters, Frances Zachary, Martha Crescenzi, and Mary Owens, all of Franklin, NC; brother, Lloyd McCall of Franklin, NC; several nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Adam Harold Jenkins, and eleven siblings.
A private graveside service will be held at Mt. Moriah Cemetery, with Rev. Carson Gibson officiating. Pallbearers will be Neal Owens, Randy McCall, Dickie McCall, Ryan Collins, Bradley Collins and Wesley Mashburn.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mt. Moriah Cemetery, 27 Pine Cone Dr, Franklin, NC 28734
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Jenkins family.
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