Feb 8 2017
Beverly Dianne Jenkins,73, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017. She was born November 20, 1943 in Quincy, FL to the late Alfred & Betty Wright. Beverly had lived most of her life in Jacksonville, was a former member of East 11th Street Baptist Church and was a graduate of Andrew Jackson High School class of 1962. She was a happy person who always had a smile on her face, would do anything for you, loved shopping and will be dearly missed by all. Beverly was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Billy Ray Jenkins, Sr. and her sister, Betty Mullis. Survivors include her son, Billy Jenkins, Jr. (Brandie); daughter, Karen Effler (Steve); sisters, Brenda Large-Kelly (Jim), Jeannie Smith (Mike); grandchildren, Brandi Geisendorfer (Ryan), Amber Jenkins, Victoria Jenkins (fiancé Layne Anderson), Alana Effler, Bailey Patton, Savanna Jenkins; great grandchildren, Ryleigh Cassidy, Noah Geisendorfer, 1 on the way, Griffin Anderson; brother in law, Mickey Mullis; sister in laws, Barbara Aspinwall (Earl), Patricia Cox (Clayton), Von Jenkins; numerous other family and friends. Funeral services will be held Monday, February 13 at 9:30am in the chapel of Cedar Bay Funeral Home, 405 New Berlin Road, 32218, with Rev. Bob Loy officiating. Interment will follow at Jacksonville National cemetery. The family will receive friends on Monday beginning at 8:30am at the funeral home, 714-1110. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Karen to help with funeral expenses.