MANQUIN, Va. — Ruth K. Jenks, 59, of Manquin, widow of Nelson "Doug" Jenks Sr., passed away Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012.
She was also preceded in death by her father, Hershel O. Kitzmiller.
She is survived by her mother, Elsie C. Kitzmiller; children, Dougie Jenks Jr. (Karen), Dawn Waters (Kenny), Lisa Downey (Charlie), Michelle Owen (Jason) and Catherine Jenks (Eden); 11 grandchildren, Kenny, Samantha, Ashleigh, DJ, Hunter, Elizabeth, Kirsten, Logan, Seth, Laura and Van; two great-grandchildren, Marley and Sophia; two sisters, Joanna Cramer (Jack) and Linda "Sis" Kline (Dave).
The family will receive friends 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at the Mechanicsville Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, 8014 Lee-Davis Road, Mechanicsville, Va., and where services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday.
Interment to follow at Signal Hill Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Association—DC/MD/VA Chapter, 7507 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855.