Gwen Jenkins, 69, of Grand Rivers, formerly of Cadiz, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021, at TriStar Skyline Medical Center in Nashville.

Born March 9, 1952, in Murray, she was the daughter of the late Omar Jenkins and Charlene Evans Jenkins. She was retired from Fulton Independent Schools where she served as a school psychologist and guidance counselor for many years and was a member of Westside Baptist Church in Murray. Gwen enjoyed gardening, shopping, the companionship of her beloved cats, and especially spending time with her family and grandchildren who adored her as their “Meme.”

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Leslie Wyatt Watkins; a brother, Darrell Jenkins; and two sisters, Teresa Jenkins Maddox and Charlotte Jenkins Hamm.

She is survived by a daughter, Stacy Walker of Grand Rivers; and four grandchildren, Eva Gabrielle Watkins, Chelliney Brooklyn Faith Watkins, Marty Dylan Watkins, and Elliott Gayle Gary.

Funeral services will be at Goodwin Funeral Home, 138 Main Street in Cadiz, at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 31, 2021, with Rev. Rob Ison officiating. Burial will follow in Barnett Cemetery in Murray. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday.

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