Agatha Lorson “Vonnie” Jenkins, 89, went to be with our Lord Wednesday, April 3, 2019. She was born Jan. 27, 1930, in Haiti to the late Joseph L. and Essie C. Lorson, their second child of 11.
Vonnie was a graduate of the Holy Trinity School of Norfolk and the St. Vincent De Paul School of Nursing. She retired from the City of Norfolk as a public health nurse.
Vonnie was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Gladstone D. Jenkins Jr.; daughter, Aleta Johnston; two sisters, Mary Yvonne Crevier and Joyce Whitman; four brothers, William Lorson, Basil Lorson, Douglas Lorson and Cole Lorson.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Clifford Dunning Jenkins, and his wife, Kim; four brothers, Joseph R. Lorson, Brendan Lorson, Marc Lorson and Martin Lorson; grandchildren, Adam Johnston, Johnathan Jenkins and Jenna Zint; three great-grandchildren, Audrey, Rosie and Wesley Zint. Further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and a loving group of friends from the Church of the Holy Apostles.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 6, at the Church of the Holy Apostles, 1592 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Church of the Holy Apostles.
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