PINCKNEYVILLE - Helen Louise Jenkins, 85, died Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010, in St. John's
Hospital in Springfield.
She was born Oct. 18, 1924, in Luka. She was the daughter of Hiram and Edna (Meador)
Mulvaney, who preceded her in death.
She married Charles W. Jenkins on Aug. 15, 1954, in Odin. He preceded her in death in
She was a homemaker and dear mother. She was a member of United Methodist Church in
Survivors include her son, Mark Jenkins of Springfield; daughters, Carol (Lee) Shafer of
Athens and Donna (Robert) Albrecht of Ohio; sis-ter, Wanda (William) Cannon of Casey; and
two grandsons, Jacob and Greg Albrecht.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 1, 2010, in Martin Cemetery in rural
Alma. There will be no public visitation. Friends are asked to go directly to the
cemetery. The Rev. Tom Corum will officiate.
Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or to Susan G. Kolman for the Cure
and will be accepted by Rankin Funeral Home in Salem.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan from February 26 to February 27, 2010