She was born, November 10, 1933, to the late Jesse and Louise Day. Margie was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph W. Jenkins, Sr; son, Robert Wayne Jenkins, and her grandsons, Christopher Thomas Thompson and Brandon Daniel Jenkins.
The joy of her life was her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She enjoyed attending church at The Little Country Baptist Church in Roanoke Rapids. She participated in Sunday School worship and many activities. Margie graduated from Littleton High School and worked at Clarkes Department Store for many years until their closing. She enjoyed the beach, family gatherings and holidays where she loved cooking her traditional favorites. Her family looked forward to her rendition of their birthday song every year.
Margie is survived by her daughters, Linda Langley and Margie Ann Thompson and husband, Tommy; sons, Jesse Jenkins, (Juli); Joseph W. Jenkins, Jr., special friends, Sharon, Buster and Elvis; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Matthew and wife, Kathleen, Angela ( Mike), Joseph “J.W.” (Brandi), Marie and Briana; great-grandchildren, Ayden, Leanna, Haley-Brooke, Dillon, Haydon, Brantly, Taylor, Chasity, Damien, Ashley and Carson. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at Hockaday Funeral & Cremation Service Friday, March 10, 2017 from 6:00 -8:00 P.M. and all other times at Margie’s home. Rev. James Jenkins will conduct funeral services 11:00 A.M, Saturday, March 11, 2017at The Little Country Baptist Church, 754 Thelma Rd. Roanoke Rapids, NC. Interment will immediately follow in the church cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com