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Grace Jenkins, 83, Longtime White Plains Resident

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - Grace "Peeta" Jenkins, a longtime White Plains resident, died Nov. 24. She was 83.

Jenkins was born Aug. 9, 1930, to George and Lillian Mills. For the past 45 years, she worked as a telephone operator at Westchester Community College.

Jenkins is survived by her husband, William "Bobby" Jenkins; daughter, Michelle Jenkins-Parker (Leon); four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and surrogate grandmother to three children. She was predeceased by her siblings, Eva Ivy, Dorothy Whaley, Minnie Walden and Albert Mills.

Calling hours are Friday, Nov. 29 at 11:00 a.m., followed by funeral service at 12 p.m., all at Bethel Baptist Church. Interment at Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jenkins’ memory to Bethel Baptist Church Children and Youth Ministry, 1 Fisher Ct., White Plains, NY 10601.

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