|Birth: ||Aug. 24, 1955|
|Death: ||Jul. 17, 2010|
Cynthia Sue "Cindy" Jenks Whitney, 54, of Amarillo died tragically Saturday, July 17, 2010.
She was hit by a truck while cycling with a smile on her face doing what she loved. She is missed by all who knew and loved her.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday in Saint Stephen United Methodist Church with Dr. Jim Smith, senior pastor emeritus, officiating. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Cindy was born Aug. 24, 1955, in Dodge City, Kan., to Ralph and Berniece Jenks. She married Rod Whitney on June 17, 1978, in Amarillo and had a beautiful daughter in 1994, who she loved dearly.
Cindy graduated from Amarillo College and West Texas A&M University with a BBA in CIS and accounting. Cindy dedicated herself to her work as a software engineer in the computer programming world at Corporate Systems for 19 years, Alltel Information Systems for nine years, and First American Bank and Citigroup buyout and other contract programming banking conversions. She was a stock market watcher and trader - Go Bulls!
Cindy loved life and her family. She was an avid snow skier, cycling instructor and a member of the Old Tascosa Cycling Club. She was a dedicated road bike cyclist, easily riding more than 100 miles a week as her social event.
Cindy was a dedicated member and volunteer of Saint Stephen United Methodist Church and sang with the Celebration Singers.
The family asks that motorists put their cell phones away while driving and pay attention to cyclists on the road - Give them the right of way that is legally theirs!�
Survivors include her husband, Rod Whitney of Amarillo; a daughter, Kristen Whitney of Amarillo; two sisters, Lisa Jenks Graden and husband Duane of Allen and Annette Jenks of Amarillo; two brothers, Rodney Jenks and wife Marsha of Keller and Steven Jenks and wife Leslie of Platte City, Mo.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Amarillo Community Federal Credit Union, 6100 West Interstate 40, Amarillo, TX 79106, under Cindy Whitney's name for Kristen's college fund; or National MS Society, All-America Chapter, 6222 Canyon Drive, Amarillo, TX 79109; main.nationalmssociety.org/goto/cindywhitney.
Amarillo Globe-News, July 21, 2010
Ralph L Jenks (1926 - 1996)
Berniece I Jenks (1931 - 2002)
Memory Gardens Cemetery
Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Jul 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55228830
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