Joan M. Jenkins, 76

Joan M. Jenkins, 76, of Millsboro, Del., passed away and went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 2, 2019. She was born April 26, 1942, in Millville, Del., daughter of the late Bennie Chandler and the late Catherine (Banks) Chandler.

Jenkins retired in 2010 from work as an assembly-line worker for Arrow Safety in Georgetown, Del. She was devoted to her family, and enjoyed cooking family and Christmas dinners. She was also a member of the Abundant Life Christian Church in Laurel, Del.

In addition to her parents, Jenkins was preceded in death by her three brothers, Roland, Preston and George Chandler; her twin sister, Jean Robinson; and another sister, Ruth Gum. She is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Edgar R. Jenkins Jr.; a daughter, Carol Jenkins; her canine companion, Nick; her brother, Virgil Chandler; two sisters, Joyce Tubbs and Carolyn Moore; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was to be held Jan. 7, 2019, at the Banks Family Cemetery in Millville, Del. Condolences may be sent online at