Violet Rachel Simpson Jenkins

October 26, 1913 - September 7, 2001

10/26/1913 - 09/07/2001

Norfolk-Violet Rachel Simpson Jenkins, 87, died September 7, 2001 at Lake Taylor Hospital.

A long time resident of Chesapeake, VA, she was a native of Plymouth, NC. She was the widow of LeRoy Jenkins.

She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Cindy K. and Walter L. Askew, Jr. of Norfolk; a grandson, Bret L. Kellihan of Alexandria; a sister, Connie H. Leary of Chesapeake; a very special nephew, Donald E. Keller of Portland, ME and numerous other nieces and nephews.

A viewing will be held at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Greenwich Road, Virginia Beach, Monday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral services will be held at Fairview Church of Christ Tuesday at 2:00pm., followed by a brief service at Riverside Memorial Park.

Memorial donations may be made to the Fairview Church of Christ building fund, 1112 Tatemstown Rd., Chesapeake, VA 23325

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8 years ago

Aunt Violet was a witty, wonderful person. My life has been blessed in many ways because of her. I have a lot of fond memories of her. As she slipped from this world to the next she still maintained her wit. My children were able to see and enjoy this in her also. She is missed by all

Teresa Jenkins WilburnHaynes
8 years ago

Cindy & Brett:

We Loved Aunt Violet very much. Due to emergencies here & work, I didn’t get there in time to see her. God bless you all. Teresa, Roy & Ronald

Jane Caler
8 years ago

My heart-felt sympathy for your loss. She was a wonderful lady.She is in a place now with no pain and no illness.She is once again with Mr. Jenkins in a perfect existence. May God comfort you.