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Joyce Ann Jenkins, 76, of Hayes, died at her home April 7, 2011.

Joyce was a native of Gloucester, born in Glass to the late Mintree Folkes and Margie Estelle West Brown.

Joyce was a member of Groves Memorial Presbyterian Church. She was a school bus driver for Gloucester County Public Schools for 38 years providing excellent care to our children getting them to and from school. Joyce loved to cook and her family enjoyed the many dinners she prepared for them. Joyce will be missed by everyone.

Her parents; sisters, Mary Seigler, Alice Hicks; and granddaughter, Jenna Crowder, preceded her in death.

She is survived by husband, Howard J. Jenkins; four children, Jerry Crowder, Raymond "Motie" Crowder and wife Theresa, Judy Ann Warren, Howard Lane Jenkins and wife Betsy; grandchildren, Nina Earnsting, Amy Crowder, Bradley Jenkins; great-grandchildren, Evelyn Estelle Earnsting, Mallorie A. Coates, Jake Coates; brothers, Mintree F. Brown Jr. and wife Rachel, Russell B. Brown and wife Barbara Jean, Walter L. Brown and wife Barbara Ann, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services conducted by the Rev. Kirk W. McCullough and the Rev. Fred Reed were held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Groves Memorial Presbyterian Church. Interment followed in Rosewell Memorial Garden Cemetery. The family received friends Saturday from 7-8 p.m. at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point.

In Joyce’s memory, contributions may be given to Groves Memorial Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1263, Hayes, Va. 23072.