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Melissa Jo Jenkins
Birth: Jan. 20, 1970
Bowling Green
Warren County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Apr. 16, 1988
Adairsville
Bartow County
Georgia, USA

Melissa was a beautiful 18 yr old. who was valevictorian of russell co high school. her life was cut short by a drunk driver that also killed her best friend and her best friend;'s mother and twin sister. on a trip to fla., they were onMelissa Jo Jenkins BESIDES VALEVICTORIAN SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY,FUTURE BUISNESS LEADERS OF AMERICA,FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES,STATISTICIAN FOR THE LADY LAKERS BASKETBALL TEAM FOR THREE YEARS....SHE HAD RECEIVED THE TOP AWARD IN FRENCH IN 1987. SHE WAS NAMED ALSO IN WHOS WHO AMONG AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.FOR 1988....YEAR.SURVIUVED BY HER MOTHER A TYPING TEACHER AT RCHS. HER DAD DARROLD DIED IN 1980 WITH CANCER WHEN SHE WAS 10 YEARS OLD. SHE HAD TWO SISTERS, MONICA AND MELINDA. HER GRANDPARENTS: MR AND MRS. D.U.FOLEY OF JAMESTOWN SHE WAS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF JAMESTOWN KY. BURIAL WAS IN JAMESTOWN CEMETERY ___ JAMESTOWN KY...e City:mestown, KY
Age: 18Crash Anniversary: April 16, 1988
Melissa was a passenger in a car that had pulled onto the shoulder of I-75 in Georgia due to a flat tire. An 18 year old male driving under the influence of alcohol left the roadway at an excessive speed and demolished the car while killing four and injuring one.

 
 
Burial:
Jamestown Cemetery
Jamestown
Russell County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 04, 2010
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Melissa Jo Jenkins
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Melissa Jo Jenkins
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for melissa who died in a drunk driver accident in 1988 forever beloved and loved and very missed always very cherished love forever mitzi (melissa)
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