Mrs. Ruth Lena Jenkins, 88, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Monday, December 27, 2010 at Peace River Regional Medical Center in Port Charlotte.
She was born July 18, 1922 in Pleasantville, New Jersey and moved to Port Charlotte in 1981 from Woodbury, NJ. She was a retired administrative assistant for Mobil Oil Corporation.
She was a long time member of First Presbyterian Church in Port Charlotte. Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity of Charlotte County, delivery volunteer for Meals on Wheels of Charlotte County, Women’s Assn & Circle for First Presbyterian Church, past Secretary Sportsman’s Yacht Club. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend, who will be missed but not forgotten.
Survived by a daughter, Barbara (Robert) Vierday of North Port, FL; a son, William F. (Lynn) Spieker of Stroudsburg, PA; a brother, Howard W. Gant of Warminster, PA and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Three step-children; Lois A. Jenkins, Barry A. Jenkins, and Joan K. Strouse.
She is preceded in death by parents, Howard S. and Hannah R. Gant; brother, Donald W. Gant; husband, Howard C. Jenkins; infant son, Freddie Spieker and sister in law, Jean M Gant.