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Nora Mae Jenkins (Ditmore), 86, Kokomo, formerly of Maryville, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, April 6, 2017, at St. Vincent Kokomo. Nora was born May 9, 1930, to the late Floyd and Maude Ditmore (Lane) in Maryville, Tennessee. Nora was married to the late James Albert Jenkins on Sept. 20, 1958.
She is survived by her children, Jeffery Jenkins, Ortonville, Michigan, Maxine (Don) Sunday, Kokomo, and Mike (Tabby) Jenkins, Kokomo; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She worked at St. Joseph Hospital for 50 years. She was a longtime member of Brookside Free Methodist Church. Her passions included traveling, singing gospel music, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers, and four sisters.
Services will be at noon Tuesday, April 11, with visitation beginning at 10 a.m. at Ellers Mortuary, 3400 S. Webster St., with Pastor Doug Benhem officiating. Interment will follow in Albright Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Brookside Free Methodist Church. Online condolences may be made at ellersmortuarywebster.com.
Published on April 7, 2017
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