Mildred Jenkins Kirkland


Funeral services for Mildred Jenkins Kirkland were held Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel with Rev. Cliff Barker officiating.  Burial followed in Vardaman Cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mildred Jenkins Kirkland, 85, passed away at her home on February 24, 2021. She was a member of Vardaman Baptist Church in Kemper County. Mildred worked as a seamstress at Wells-Lamont Glove Factory for 43 years. 

In 2018, Mildred was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Rodney Kirkland; parents; sisters: Helen Jenkins Burkes and Judy Jenkins Pullin; brothers: Herman Jenkins, Robert Hollie Jenkins, and Charles Jenkins; and infant sister, Mary Isabel Jenkins.

She is survived by her daughter Tammy Shumaker of Philadelphia; one grandson; one granddaughter; and twin brother, Milton Jenkins of Ocean Springs.

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