Helma Burnette Jenkins, 81, member of Scott Memorial United Methodist Church

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Helma Burnette Jenkins
Helma Burnette Jenkins

Helma Burnette Jenkins, 81, passed away peacefully on Oct. 14, 2016. She was born Nov. 21, 1934 in Asheville, N.C. to the late Roscoe and Kezzie Burnette.

Helma was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Jenkins Sr. and son Richard Jenkins Jr.

Left to cherish her memory: her daughter Vickie Fleming (Shawn), daughter-in-law Rhonda Jenkins, grandsons Jack and Kurt Fleming, granddaughters Rachel Jenkins and Jenni Richardson and four great grandchildren Joshua, Heather, Samuel and Cora and her best friend Cheryl McClenney.

Helma was a resident of Virginia Beach since 1954. Her family was extremely important to her and she was a devoted wife, mother and granny. She was always determined to do what was best for her family. Helma was a member of Scott Memorial United Methodist Church.

Visitation for Helma will be held on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 at Altmeyer Funeral Home-Maestas Chapel, 1801 Baltic Ave., Virginia Beach, from 4-7 p.m. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016 at The Gathering at Scott Memorial United Methodist Church, 409 First Colonial Rd., at 11:00 a.m. Procession to Princess Anne Memorial Park to follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions appreciated to the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. To make a contribution to the fund, please click here.

Special thanks to the staff of Sentara Hospice for all the care and concern expressed to Helma.