Statesboro - Mrs. Effie S. Jenkins, 86, died Tuesday at Bulloch Memorial Hospital here after a long illness. The Bamberg, S.C., native lived in Bulloch County most of her life. She was a member of Clito Baptist Church.
Surviving are five daughters, Miss Bonnie Jenkins and Mrs. Charlotte J. Zetterower, both of Statesboro, Mrs. Dorothy J. Lewis of Savannah, Mrs. Ethel J. Sapp of Manassas, and Mrs. Shirley J. McClellan of Thomaston; a son, Mack Jenkins of Statesboro; two sisters, Mrs. Lena Ramsey and Mrs. Nettie Parker, both of Tampa, Fla.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral: 3 p.m. Thursday at Smith-Tillman Mortuary, burial in Eastside Cemetery in Statesboro.