Mildred Jenkins

May 9, 2021


Mrs. Mildred Jenkins was the daughter of the late Mr. Neil Jenkins and Mrs. Roceter Lide Jenkins was born August 9. 1937 in the Brownsville community of Marlboro County, SC.

She received her early education in Marlboro County and completed it in New York City.

She left the South for New York City in 1959.

She was employed as a Commodity Manager with the New York City Transit Authority. Throughout her life she was active in various groups and organizations. She traveled and took many pictures of places she visited such as Niagara Falls, Barbados, Virgin Island, Jamacia, Bahamas, and many other places.

After retirement from the NY City Transit Authority. She returned to Bennettsville, SC and was a member of the Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church. While attending Pleasant Hill she served faithfully until her health declined.

On May 9, 2021 at the BTU Rest Home in Bennettsville, SC. Mrs. Mildred Jenkins answered the Master’s call to come Home from labor to reward.

Mildred united in holy matrimony Mr. Ulysses Nicholson Sr. and to this union, they were blessed with six children.

She was preceded in death one son Mr. Ulysses Nicholson, Jr. Two sisters Mrs. Nellie M. Jenkins Cooksey and Mrs. Gloria McNeil grandchildren, Brian Keith Rickett and Rakisha Corbin.

She leaves to cherish her legacy and loving memory three sons Mr. Jerry Nicholson (Shirley) of Shelby, NC, Mr. Kelvin Nicholson of Brooklyn, NY, and Mr. Barry Nicholson of Maxton, NC. Two daughters Mrs. Deborah Reaves (Charlie) of Blenheim SC, and Mrs. Tonja D. McCall (Ronald) Gibson, NC. Three brothers, Mr. William McNeil and Mr. John McIver of Brooklyn, NY, and Mr. Jackie Jenkins of Bennettsville, SC. Grandchildren, Tarsha Severe (Fiancé Shawn), of Elizabeth, NJ, Keyomie Young (Kimberly) of Rock Hill, SC, Kevenna Nicholson of Brooklyn, NY, Arkeen Young (Fiancé Latique) of Blenheim, SC. Eight great grandchildren. One goddaughter Charise Allen of Brooklyn, NY. One brother-in-law Mr. Johnny Cooksey of Harrisburg, PA. Two special nieces, Mary Veasy and Rochelle Rose of Bennettsville, SC. a host of many relatives and friends.


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 Service Program


May 14, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bethea Funeral Home

Graveside Service
May 15, 2021

3:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery

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