Lee E. Jenkins, 70

JULY 21, 1941-FEB. 10, 2012

February 11, 2012
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Lee Esta Jenkins, 70, of Boonsboro, Md., died Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born July 21, 1941, in Hancock, Md., she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Virla G. Schmidt Moats.

She was employed with The Herald-Mail for 33 years, retiring as Human Resources Assistant Director. Lee was the 2006 Herald-Mail Employee of the Year.

She was a member of Degree of Pocahontas Red Feather Council 59.

She is survived by her husband of 19 years, Wayne E. Jenkins; a daughter, Linda K. Smith and husband, Ben, of Hedgesville, W.Va.; a son, James R. Mills and wife, Tina, of Hagerstown; sister, Wanda Shoemaker of Boonsboro; brother, Larry K. Moats of Hagerstown; two grandchildren, Jenna and Jordan Smith; a special nephew, Jeff Cunningham of Hagerstown; and other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Kenneth R. Harris will officiate. Burial will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

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