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Obituary - Vanessa Lee Jenkins

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Posted: Monday, December 24, 2018 12:14 pm

Vanessa Lee Jenkins, born in New Bern, NC, passed on December 13, 2018.

She is survived by her brother, Donald Arthur, in NJ; her sister, Sarah Currituck, NC; her daughters, Brenda Jenkins, NC., Katherine Day, WA., and Brenda Hathaway, IN; her sons, George Steven Jenkins, FL, and Patrick L. Jenkins, NC.

Vanessa was an incredibly strong and determined woman. Those who knew her understood she had no boundaries within her life. She was adventuress and loved the water, fishing, and most of all, her art. She became a known artist, both in NC and in FL, of which she practiced up until her passing. She loved teaching and experimenting with her art, and worked in several mediums including oils, charcoal, pencils and water colors.

A celebration of life will be held at Branam Funeral Home, 809 N Krome Ave, Homestead, FL 33030, on January 2, 2019 at 2:00 pm.

Her remains will be taken back to Wilmington NC.