Mary Jenkins
Mary Jenkins

Obituary of Mary Alice Cobb Jenkins

Mary was born in Edgecombe County, NC.  She had seven brothers, six who lived to adulthood, and they all joined the military.  Mary was in the band in high school and on the basketball team.


While at NCCU Mary joined the Alpha Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.  She also worked on the yearbook and newspaper.


After graduating, Mary taught school in Laurinburg, NC; Miami, Florida; and Winston-Salem, NC. 


Mary was a dedicated teacher for 38 years.  She was filled with a great sense of humor, a caring heart, a sharing spirit, and love.


Mary and Wilbert had three children and celebrated 65 years of marriage. 

Friends and family may offer online condolences at


Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, May 30, 2024
First Baptist Church
700 North Highland Avenue
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States


Northeastern Cemetery
1031 E. Virginia St.
Rocky Mount, North Carolina, United States
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