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OCT. 20, 1932 -- MARCH 29, 2005

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.


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