Josephine “Josie” E. Jenkins,  80, of Adrian, died Thursday, April 17, 2008, Bixby Medical Center.  She was born March 20, 1928, in Chicago to Albert and Felipa (Soto) Reyes.  She was married to Eldean Jenkins on June 28, 1975.  He preceded her in death on January 7, 1998.  

Josephine had lived in the Adrian area most of her life.  She loved painting and decorating her home.  She worked at Gerity’s for 11 years and several different restaurants, retiring from McDonald’s in 1993.  Josephine will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Josephine is survived by her son, Sidney Campos of Ypsilanti; one step-son, Robert Jenkins and his wife, Rebecca, of Adrian; one brother, Albert Reyes of Tecumseh; seven sisters, Mary Mendez of Las Cruces, NM, Charlotte Moreno of San Antonio, TX, Abigail Vazquez of Albuquerque, NM, Dolores Ramos of Adrian, Elizabeth Bosquez of Adrian and Sally Kennedy of Albuquerque, NM, and Marjorie Espinoza of Toledo; two step grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; a special friend, Shirley Birdsell; and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband, Eldean, she was preceded in death by her father, mother, a sister in infancy and two brothers.
Funeral Services were held Saturday, April 19, 2008, at the Anderson Funeral Home with Pastor Angel Ojeda officiating. Burial was in Lenawee Hills Memorial Garden in Tecumseh.   

Memorial contributions may be made to Iglesia Bautista Cristiana.  Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home.

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