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Joanne Bosta Jenkins, 67, of Gloucester, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016. 

Joanne was a lifelong resident of the Peninsula.  She was a member of Living Waters Church and was active with the food ministries. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Joanne was preceded in death by a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Jenkins. 

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, George Calvin Jenkins Jr.; a daughter, Lorie Ann Shifflette (Donald), and a son, G. Calvin Jenkins III (Joleen); a sister, Paula Bell (Ed), and five grandchildren, Bobby Lee, Tabitha, Amy, Hunter and Taylor.

The family received friends from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, at Amory Funeral Home, Grafton. A funeral service was held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, in the chapel of Amory Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Duncan officiating. Burial followed in Parklawn Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 11835 Canon Blvd., Suite A-102, Newport News, Va. 23606.