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Eileen Jenkins

ELKIN, N.C. -- Eileen Lawing Jenkins, 81, formerly of Rock Hill, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at Piedmont Medical Center.

Mrs. Jenkins was born on March 27, 1926, to the late James E and Allie Bishop Lawing in Buncombe County. She was a beloved wife to the late Kenneth Allen Jenkins who preceded her in death December 1989. She was a homemaker and a Potter.

Eileen was survived by her daughter, Deborah J Clark; four sons, Keith E Jenkins of Rock Hill, James E Jenkins and Kevin A Jenkins of Charleston, S.C., and Jeffry Jenkins of Columbus, N.C.; sister, Doris Brookshire of Waynesville, N.C.; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Groce Funeral Home in Asheville, N.C. Funeral service will be Thursday, Nov. 29, 2007, at 2 p.m. at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Asheville, N.C.