Ruth JenkinsLIVERMORE, Ky. (8/10/17) -- Ruth Jenkins, 82 of Livermore went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 10 at her son’s home in Evansville, Indiana. 

Lenora Ruth Jenkins was born April 3, 1935 in Livermore to the late Joseph William and Bobbie Ruth Crowder Garst and was married to Jackie Ray Jenkins Aug. 30, 1954. Ruth was the produce manager at Livermore IGA for several years and a member of Livermore Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting and working jigsaw puzzles. In addition to her parents, Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Jack Jenkins, who died Nov. 24, 2015.

Survivors include a daughter, Charissa Fulkerson and husband, Doug of Owensboro; a son, Dr. Joseph Jenkins and wife, Jennifer of Evansville; six grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; a brother, Allen Garst of Martinez, Georgia; four sisters, Frances Hughes of Owensboro, Laura Peters of Livermore, Dean Hatfield of Owensboro, and Ruby Puckett of Livermore; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Muster Funeral Homes, Livermore Chapel with Mr. Hosea Brown officiating. Burial will be in the Richland Baptist Cemetery in McLean County. Friends may visit with Ruth’s family from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at Musters.

The Ruth Jenkins family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Livermore Missionary Baptist Church; P.O. Box 287; Livermore, KY 42352. Memorial contribution envelopes will be available at Musters in Livermore.

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