Jessie Jenkins Dies

After Long Illness


  A prolonged siege of tuberculosis, contracted after an attack of influenza 17 years ago, claimed the life of Jessie Jenkins on January 31, at Orofino.  Funeral services were held in the Hancock Funeral Home chapel Wednesday afternoon, the Rev. John A. Kees, pastor of the Grangeville Baptist church, officiating, and interment in Prairie View Cemetery.

  Jessie Amanda Jenkins was born in Grangeville, May 20, 1904, where she spent her childhood days and attended school.  Her schoolmates will remember her as a bright, energetic and lovable girl.

  Surviving are her mother, Mrs. Mary Whetstine, Stites; two sister, Mrs. Lily Werner, Bremerton, Wash., and Mrs. Lydia Gunter, Grangeville; four brothers, George and Mark Jenkins, Grangeville; Morris, of Easton, Wash., and Orville at Seward, Alaska; two half-brothers, Wayne Whetstine, Portage Junction, Alaska, and Walter of Stites.



Submitted by Chris Cornett



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