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(The obit. for Carson Lee Jenkins is one I wrote. There wasn't one printed in our paper.)
      Carson Lee Jenkins, 86, of 19611 Crystal Rock Drive, Apt. 12, Germantown, Md. died Thursday November 27, 1997 at Shady Grove Nursing Home in Shady Grove, Md. Mr. Jenkins was born on May 5, 1911 in Shenandoah County, Va., the son of Arthur J. & Oma Margaret (Mumaw) Jenkins. He was a farmer for much of his life.
      He married Nettie Agnes Entsminger in 1932. Mrs. Jenkins died on July 1, 1953.
      Surviving are four daughters, Mary Furr of Germantown, Md.; Frances Jennings of Norfolk, Va.; Catherine McKay of Winchester, Va.; Dorothy Hyde of Front Royal, Va.; four sons, Norman Jenkins of Mishawaka, Ind.; Charles Jenkins of Jacksonville, Fla.; John Jenkins of Martinsburg, W. Va.; Leonard Jenkins of Upper Marlboro, Md.; a sister, Mrs. Jessie Whittington of Berryville, Va.; 21 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren & great-great-grandchildren.
      He was preceeded in death by a son, Douglas Jenkins; a sister, Mrs. Emma Hausenfluck; three brothers, William, Arthur & Howard Jenkins; and three grandchildren, Donald Furr, Cristina Jenkins, & Philip Jennings.
      Funeral arrangements were handled privately in Maryland.


(From The Winchester Evening Star date unknown at present.)
Mrs. Nettie Jenkins
      Mrs. Nettie Jenkins, 42, died yesterday morning at 8:15 o'clock at her home in Frederick county. She was born May 18, 1911 in Lexington, the daughter of the late Ashby and Mary Smith Entsminger. She was the wife of Carson Jenkins.
      Mrs. Jenkins was a member of the Strasburg Christian Church. Surviving are her husband; five sons, Douglas, Norman, Charles, John and Leonard Jenkins, all living at home; four daughters, Mrs. Mary Furr, Frances Jenkins, Katherine Jenkins and Dorothy Jenkins, all at home.
      The body is resting at the Jones Funeral Home.
      Funeral arrangements had not been completed last night.

PICNIC GROUP, Northern Virginia Daily and Shenandoah Publishing House, Inc. employees and members of families, Elizabeth Furnice, George Washington National Forest, Saturday June 25, 1938. Front Row (sitting and kneeling), left to right: Billy Keister, Miss Hazel Sonner, ("Spot", mascot) Mrs. E. E. Keister, little Miss Jenkins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carson Jenkins, Mrs. Bertha Miller, Miss Hazel Eshelman, Mrs. Clyde Chandler and twin daughters, Dorothy and Dolores, Miss Zelda Licklider, Clyde Chandler, Miss Wilma Orndorff, Miss Louise Bertschinger, Frank Bell, Miss Alma Finch, James Warner, Miss Netha Glaize, Mr. and Mrs. R. Q. Nicholson and son, Miss Martha Finch, Mr. and Mrs. Jennings Watts and son, Mrs. Frank Bell, Ross Stickell, Mrs. Irving Bly and son, Miss Roberta Nash, Ellis Newell, C. G. Wilkins and son. Standing: E. E. Keister, Pat Keister, Clark Crabill, M. W. Magruder, Jr., Ernest Rhodes, Mrs. Carson Jenkins, Mr. Jenkins and son, Mrs. J. E. Garrette, Mr. Garette, G. M. Ludwig, Arthur Davidson, Briley Morrison, Ralph Hottle, Alden Ambrose, Page Crabill, Norman Kibler, Harrison Keckley, Russell Yates, Irving Bly, Lawrence Grim, Walter Bailey, Vincent Fansler, Benj. K. Hay and Mrs. C. G. Wilkins. Several other employees were unable to attend.

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