Neva M. Jerkins
Neva M. Jerkins, 84, of 910 Wood Creek Drive, Newport News, died 5:30am Wednesday, February 6, 2002 at home. She was born in Pueblo, Colorado on August 16, 1917 and had been a peninsula resident since 1958. She was a member of Stevens Memorial Baptist Church and a former member of Hampton Roads Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband John S. Jerkins and her son John L. Jerkins.
Mrs. Jerkins is survived by two daughters, Shirley and her husband Robert of Norfolk, and Jean Fischer and her husband Nick of Louisburg, NC; two sons Bobby Jerkins and his wife Bobbie of Grafton, and Rick Jerkins and Cindy of Hampton; one brother, Lester L. Benton of Florida; and two sisters, Maxine Whitehall of Florida, and Delphine Snyder of Georgia. She has fourteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 6-8pm Friday, February 8 at Altmeyer Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held 2:00pm Saturday, February 9 with Dr. John S. Carpenter officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Riverside Hospice or Riverside Oncology.