Obituary: JENKINS, CARMA

Published: Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:03 p.m. MDT

Carma Jenkins1932 ~ 2012Our loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend passed away Wednesday, February 29, 2012 one week after contracting MRSA.Carma Rene Allred Jenkins was born August 14, 1932, at home, in Fairview, Wyoming to Harvey and Margaret Allred. She grew up in a loving family with five sisters and one brother.Carma loved music. She played the cello and harmonica, and sang in many musical groups. She always loved to spend time with her sisters and brother.She married the love of her life, Dewain Haderlie Jenkins August 22, 1951 in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They moved to South Carolina where Dewain was stationed in the army. They later settled in Centerville to raise their family of six children.Carma was truly an angel here on earth. She was always taking care of everyone. There was nothing she couldn't or wouldn't do to help others. Whether it was sewing costumes and wedding dresses or making bread and chicken soup to deliver to an ill neighbor, she was always ready to help. She was an incredible example of selflessness. Carma blessed every life she touched. She will be sorely missed.Carma loved the Gospel and had many callings, but at the time of her death she was teaching the Webelos. She loved taking them on hikes and making crafts.She is survived by her loving husband, Dewain; children: Cindy (Steve) DuBois, Kim (Michelle), Scott, Lisa Young, Curtis (Kelly), and Cory (Susan); 17 grandchildren; and 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Joyce (Don) Jenkins, Shirley (Tom) Nelson, Lynette (Milton) Staples, Deanne (Jerry) Humphreys, and Laren (Ludean) Allred; dear friends Sparkey and Susan Lemelle and a very large extended family. Carma is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Nadine Laird.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 5, 2012 at the Centerville Parrish Canyon Ward, 610 N. Rowland Way, Centerville. A viewing will be held Sunday evening from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, and Monday morning 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the church prior to services. Interment-Centerville City Cemetery. Online guest book at www.russonmortuary.com. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the LDS Church's perpetual education fund or missionary fund.