OBITUARY

Mary Lee Jenkins

December 27, 1946August 20, 2020
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On Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 05:57 AM Mary Lee Jenkins, loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend; was called to her eternal home at the age of 73 years old.

Mary was born on December 27, 1946 in East, Tx to Mattie Teal and Hiram Jenkins. Mary retired as an EKG Technician at Ben Taub Hospital during her early years of employment, where she was blessed with a family of lifetime friends. Later she became a successful entrepreneur in retail and real estate. Mary was a devout and passionate member of The Life Center, where she served with dedication and commitment as “Minister Mary.”. Her infectious smile and the love she displayed within her family and community will truly be missed.

Mary leaves behind siblings: KZ Jenkins, Azell Brown, Sam Jenkins, and Ivy Jenkins Sr.; her children: Valerie Byrd, Donald Byrd, Zocakarey (Chopper) Byrd, and Carol Byrd. Mary leaves behind a host of grandchildren and great - grandchildren that she loved dearly. She has impacted many lives near and far, so in celebration of her life we invite you to share in this moment with great humility, appreciation and love.

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MedSource HealthCare

August 31, 2020

We extend our condolences to the family of Sis. Mary Jenkins. May God be with you during this difficult time.

A Heartfelt Message - Louise Jenkins

August 26, 2020

Nah heart is heavy with the passing of my sister in love Mary sissy as she was affectionately known was my friend Andy a sister and love when I wasn't welcome into the family she was always lack of sisters since I didn't have any sisters in the Houston area at the time we shared a lot of life obstacles to move to her new home that was prepared for her and she was repaired from her new home Louise Jenkins sister in law for 55 years.

FROM THE FAMILY

Mary Lee Jenkins on a Sunday morning

FROM THE FAMILY

Ivy, Mattie and Mary

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Mary's Parents

Mattie Jenkins and Hiram Jenkins

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Mary Lee Jenkins on her way to "church." Looking lovely

FROM THE FAMILY

" I know you didn't touch my fro."

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Carol and Sheryl Boutte Byrd

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Mary, Val, Granny, Ronald and little Ron

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Mary Brothers
KZ
Ivy
Azell

FROM THE FAMILY

Mary Lee Jenkins on a Sunday morning

FROM THE FAMILY

Ivy, Mattie and Mary

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Mary's Parents

Mattie Jenkins and Hiram Jenkins

FROM THE FAMILY

Mary Lee Jenkins on her way to "church." Looking lovely

FROM THE FAMILY

" I know you didn't touch my fro."

FROM THE FAMILY

Carol and Sheryl Boutte Byrd

FROM THE FAMILY

Mary, Val, Granny, Ronald and little Ron

FROM THE FAMILY

Mary Brothers
KZ
Ivy
Azell

FROM THE FAMILY

Val and Mary

"Bobbsey Twins"

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FROM THE FAMILY

Val, Diane, Mary and Mattie

Wedding

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