Charlotte Jenkins, a longtime Rockaway resident, died May 17.
Jenkins was born in Anniston, Alabama on August 7, 1941. She lived in Rockaway for more than 25 years while working as a childcare director.
She is survived by her husband, Henry; son, Leonard; daughter-in-law, Faye; grandchildren, Brittney and Anthony; sisters, Maudine Williams, Yvonne Sallie and Janice Rouse; brothers, Jim Brewster, Lester Mayweather and Joel Rouse; sisters-in-law, Gloria Eady, Rachel Philson, Mozelle Jenkins, Althea Horton and Rev. Marva Jenkins; brothers-in-law, Alfred Sallie, Richard Williams and Marion Jenkins Sr.; godchildren, Bessie Fields, Crystal, Alfred Sallie, Jr. and Marion Jenkins II; and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews and extended relatives.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A funeral mass took place at New Hope Lutheran Church, Jamaica, New York. Interment followed at Maple Grove Cemetery, Kew Gardens, New York.