Betty Jenkins

Obituary of Betty Blanche Jenkins

Betty Blanche Burns Jenkins, 91, of Terra Alta (Cranesville Community), died Saturday February 20, 2021 surrounded by her family. The daughter of the late Nellie M. Burns Taylor and step-father, Robert Taylor. She was born on March 1, 1929 and was raised in Rowlesburg, WV. Betty enjoyed gardening and providing for her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She is survived by two sons, Rick Jenkins of Oakland and Ted (Joann) Jenkins of Terra Alta; three daughters and spouses, Etta Maye and Wayne Anderson of Friendsville, MD, Judy and Steve West of Richmond, TX, and Elizabeth and Gregory Harvey of Morgantown; 14 grandchildren: Chad Anderson, Stacey Anderson Glotfelty, William West, Jennifer Brown, Melissa Jenkins, Michelle McCarty, Amanda Elmer, Natalie Grose, Shelby Miller, Ashly Huffman, Trevor Jenkins, Maddie, Cassie and Sadie Harvey; 26 Great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Lou Conner of Indianapolis, IN; sister-in-law, Ann Taylor of Kingwood and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Willard E. Jenkins on June 16, 2015; a daughter, Patty Jenkins Sanders; a brother, Donald Taylor and brother-in-law, Tom Conner. Family and friends will be received at the Arthur H. Wright Funeral Home from 12:00 on Wednesday February 24, 2021 until the 2:00 p.m. time of service with Pastor Donnie Savage officiating. Burial will follow in the Faith Cemetery. Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be taken, the social distancing 6-foot rule will be honored, and all guests are to wear a mask. Condolences may be made at www.arthurwrightfuneralhome.com
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