Pauline Mae Straight Jenkins, 79, of Chesapeake, passed away Friday evening, November 2, 2012, at Holzer Senior Care Center. Born September 2, 1933, in Gallia County. She was the daughter of the late Elva J. and Blanche Tedder Straight.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband, Walter ‘Bud’ Jenkins; two sons, Joseph Lee Jenkins and Robert Elva Jenkins; a brother, William ‘Bill’ Straight; three sisters, Agnes Brumfield, Elladean Mitchell, an infant sister, Evelyn Straight; and by 2 brothers-in-law, Stanley ‘Jim’ Brumfield and Paul Mitchell.
Polly was a graduate of Waterloo High School, where she loved cheerleading for the Waterloo Wonders.
She always had a smile, could ‘talk your leg off’ and would always give you ‘something to take home’.
She loved George Strait’s country music and claimed him as ‘our cousin’.
She loved her family.
We will miss you Polly.
Polly is survived by her daughter in law, Sandra Jenkins of Proctorville; two grandchildren, Stephanie (Joe) Kennedy and Seth Jenkins; a brother, Ronald (Rosalee) Straight of Oak Hill; two sisters, Lawana (Brian) Bostic of Patriot, and Sherry (Eldon) Paugh of Milton, W.Va.; a sister-in-law, Constance Straight of Grove City; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m., Wednesday November 7, 2012, at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home 810 2nd. Ave. Gallipolis, with Pastor Stan Howard officiating. Burial will follow in C and M Cemetery in Oak Hill. Friends may call from noon until the time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family would like to thank the staff at Holzer Assisted Living in Jackson, and Holzer Senior Care center in Gallipolis for all their care and kindness.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to American Diabetes Association.
An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com.