Mary Elizabeth (Ware) Jenkins

July 31, 1951 ~ December 26, 2018 (age 67)

MARY ELIZABETH WARE JENKINS age 67, of 544 Cedar Creek Road, Timberlake, NC died Wednesday afternoon, December 26, 2018 at the Hock Family Pavilion.


Mrs. Jenkins was born July 31, 1951 in Durham County, NC, daughter of the late Paul Douglas & Ludie Louise Pridgen Ware and was wife of nearly 51 years to John Charles Jenkins, Sr. who survives.  She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.


Surviving an addition to her husband are two children, Bonnie Childress & husband, James of Roxboro, NC, John C. Jenkins, Jr. & wife, Buffy of Timberlake, NC, four grandchildren, Justin Clack, Jessica Dew, Nicole Jenkins, Kristie Jenkins, four great grandchildren, Tanner Dew, Logan Dew, Mason Dew, Ava Dew, three sisters, Paulette Jenkins & husband, Buddy, JoAnn Miller & husband, James, Pat Parker & husband, Rudy, and a brother, Paul Ware & wife, Elizabeth.


Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018 in the Strickland and Jones Funeral Services Chapel with the Rev. Norma Roberts and the Rev. Ian Bailey officiating. Interment will follow in the Gentry-Walker Family Cemetery.  The family will receive friends and guests from 7:00 till 8:30 p.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Strickland and Jones Funeral Services and other times at the home.                   


In addition to her parents, Mrs. Jenkins is preceded in death by a sister, Deborah Louise Byrd and a brother, Ronnie Ware.


Pallbearers will be Harley Cash, Justin Clack, Taylor Clack, Dustin Dew, Ronnie Freeman, and Keith Peacock.           


Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to the Rougemont United Methodist Church General Fund, P.O. Box 261, Rougemont, NC 27572.


Arrangements are by Strickland and Jones Memorial Funeral Services, 1810 Durham, Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at

Donations may be made to:

Rougemont United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 261, Rougemont NC 27572

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