Dealia B. Jenkins, age 80, passed from this life on July 30, 2019, at her residence.

Mrs. Jenkins was born in Ellisville, Mississippi on December 1, 1938. Prior to retirement, she was employed with Piggly Wiggly as a bookkeeper.

Family members preceding her in death were her parents, Hunter Beard and Mattie Lou Lowe Beard; and her husband, James Earl Jenkins, Sr.

Those surviving her are her son, Butch Jenkins (Katherine) and daughter, Jeannie Spradley all of Laurel; sister, Shirley Hill of Ellisville; grandchildren, Matxie Harris, Khiron Harris (Sara Claire), and Maegan Bumpus (Neal); great-grandchildren, Brittany, Karlen, Olivia, Mattalyn, Liam, Archer, Hudson, Beckett, Nori Grace, Rosaleigh, and Waylon; and great great-grandchildren, Mason and Marcey.

Graveside services will be held at Ellisville Cemetery on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at 4 p.m. Rev. Hiram Eaves will officiate.

Pallbearers will be Joe Everett, Dwayne Walters, John Beard, Kirk Walters, Neal Bumpus, and Thomas Spradley.

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