Ronnie Theresa Jenkins
November 22, 1951 - February 10, 2022
Ronnie Theresa Jenkins, age 70, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, February 10, 2022.
Born in Wilmington on November 22, 1951, she was a daughter of the late William Norman Jenkins and Elva Marie (Brannon) Beatson. Ronnie was a 1969 graduate of Conrad High School and proudly served her country in the Air Force Reserve. She made her career as an assembler for General Motors at the Boxwood Road Plant and later worked as a school bus driver for the State of Delaware. Ronnie was an animal lover and motorcycle enthusiast and in her leisure time, enjoyed vegetable gardening.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Rick Jenkins. She is survived by her husband of 17 years, Robert P. Jones; daughters, Theresa Alferes and Kimberly Alferes; siblings, Billy Jenkins, Ward Jenkins, Elva Shipkowski, Patrick Jenkins, Tommy Beatson and Mary Young; best friend, Diane Brocklesby; sisters-in-law, Patricia Krim and Kathy Meyers; 4 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11 am. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ronnie’s name to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804.