Evelyn L. Jenkins, a former foster grandparent, died last Tuesday in Millard Fillmore Hospital after a brief illness. She was 72.
Born Evelyn Howell in Fannin, Miss., she moved to Buffalo in the late 1950s.
She was a nurse's aide at Millard Fillmore Hospital in the 1970s for about 10 years. She also was a foster grandparent for about five years until February.
Mrs. Jenkins was a member of Walls Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, where she was a member of the usher and trustee boards.
Her husband, Robert, died in 1971.
Survivors include a son, Brandon O. of Buffalo.
Services were today in Walls Memorial Church. Burial was in Forest Lawn.