June 16, 2004

Essie Maude

Harwell Jenkins

Mrs. Essie Maude Harwell Jenkins, age 92, of McDonough, died Monday, June 14, 2004, at Hilltop Nursing Home in Forsyth.

Mrs. Jenkins was born April 28, 1912, in Cedartown, Ga., daughter of the late Jaruthie Heidi Chappell and Clifford Edgar Harwell. Her husband, James Arthur Jenkins, preceded Mrs. Jenkins in death Feb. 8, 1999.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 17 in the chapel of Haisten Funeral Home, with Pastor Lane Sanders officiating. Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at College Park Cemetery.

Survivors include her children, Bobby and Frances Jenkins of Jackson, Faye Laney of Austell, Ed and Carol Jenkins of Steinhatchee, Fla., Art and Evelyn Jenkins of Jackson, and Don Jenkins of McDonough; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Haisten Funeral Home, McDonough is in charge of arrangements. (770) 914-8833.