Willie Eva Jenkins
November 12, 1939 – April 2, 2021
Saturday-April 10, 2021 – 12:00 Noon
New Covenant Deliverance Cathedral
2404 N. w. 20th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
Friday, April 9, 2021
5:00 P.M. – 8:00 P. M.
Roy Mizell & Kurtz Funeral Home
FINAL RESTING PLACE
Sunset Memorial Gardens
3201 N. W. 19th Street
Willie Eva Jenkins, our beloved queen was born on November 12, 1939, in Burke County, Georgia to the late Sam and Ida Lou Brihm. She was educated in Burke County School System. At an early age, she gave her heart to Christ and was baptized at Bark Camp Baptist church where she served faithfully until relocating to Florida. After settling in Florida she joined Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor James Ray. After relocating to Florida she was united in marriage to the love of her life Eddie Jenkins, Jr. to this union four beautiful children were born.
Willie Eva worked as a Domestic Engineer Supervisor at Lime Bay in Tamarac Florida, serving the Jewish community for over 20 years faithfully until her retirement.
Willie Eva was also a Foster mother where she raised kids under her guidance along with her grandchildren. Willie Eva leaves a beautiful legacy to her family as well as her neighborhood. She was known as the lady that believed in having a “Good Time” celebrating with hearty meals for all occasions.
On Friday, April 2, 2021, Willie Eva transitioned from her earthly home to her eternal rest in her masters’ arms. Willie Eva was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Jenkins Jr., and her lovely daughter Jenny Swain, her parents, her Sister Eve Mae Brihm, and her brothers Willie Brihm, Eddie Brihm, and Tommie Brihm.
She leaves to cherish her precious memories:
Children: three, lovely daughters Lisa Jenkins (Charles), Jeany Williams, and Eddie Jean Jenkins (Louis).
Sisters: Jessie Mae Brihm, of Fort, Lauderdale FL. Bernadine Brihm of Waynesboro Ga.
Brothers: Sam Brihm (Alverine), and Moses Brihm of Fort Lauderdale FL, Johnnie Brihm (Katie) Clarence Brihm, Anderson Brihm (Darlene), Amos Brihm (Lottie) of Waynesboro Ga.
Sister in Laws: Margaret Drayton, Perry Lee Hawkins, and Essie Mae Osborne all of Fort Lauderdale FL.
Brother in Law: Harrison Jenkins (Jerry) of West Palm Beach Florida.
Grandchildren: Stevie Hamilton (Micah) Denise Walker (Mathis) Willie Swain, Melissa Swain, Charlotte Moses, Christopher Williams, Louis Moore Jr., Loquacious Moore, 26 great-grandchildren, and 5 great-grandchildren, a godson Bernizo Nelson, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.
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