Wilma Sightler Jenkins

Born: Mon., Dec. 31, 1951
Died: Mon., Jul. 31, 2017


Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 02, 2017
Location: Vidalia Chapel


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Aug. 03, 2017
Location: Stuckey Baptist Church


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Mrs. Wilma Sightler Jenkins, age 65, of Glenwood died Monday, July 31, 2017 at Community Hospice of Vidalia after an extended illness.  She was a native and lifelong resident of Wheeler County.

Mrs. Jenkins was a Registered Nurse for 44 years who touched the lives of countless people with her servants heart.  She was trained by Georgia Baptist College of Nursing in Atlanta and she was a member of many professional affiliations.  In 2009 she was inducted into the GA Baptist Nursing Hall of Fame for her excellence in Community Health Services.  Wilma was a lifelong Christian and member of Stuckey Baptist Church who dedicated her life to serving the Lord. She held numerous positions in the church including choir director, Vacation Bible Schood director, pianist and Church clerk.  Wilma also served as Clerk for the Daniel Baptist Association for many years.

She is preceded in death by her sister, Yvonne Sightler West.

Wilma is survived by her husband, Gary Jenkins of Glenwood; two daughters, Faithe Parker of Glenwood and Susan Montford (Lee) of Vidalia; her twin brother, Dr. William Sightler (Saundra) of Eatonton; and five grandchildren, Kristen, Kelsey, Sydney, Kassidy and Lily; and her “adopted” granddaughter, Brooke.  Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews also survive.

Funeral services for Mrs. Wilma Sightler Jenkins will be held Thursday August 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Stuckey Baptist Church with Reverend B.L. Horne, Keegan Spell and Reverend Glenn Waters officiating. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening August 2, 2017 from 6:00-8:00pm at Stewart-Rosier Funeral Service VIDALIA Chapel.

Flowers are accepted, or memorial donations in her honor may be made to Community Hospice of Vidalia or the American Cancer Society.

Stewart-Rosier Funeral Vidalia Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Lillian Newkirk
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
Ms Wilma was a very sweet lady and will be forever missed. Praying for the family. With deepest sympathy Lillian Newkirk.

Linda D Fowler & Boys
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
Gary, Susan, Faithe, and William please accept our heartfelt sympathy and know that our prayers are with you all. Wilma was a great personal friend to me in school as was William. There was a lot of memories with her in them. She was such a sweet lady. And Susan and Faithe you have always been part of our lifes ... If we can do anything, please let us know. Wilma will be missed greatly I'm sure ... Love to each of you <3

Peggy Williamson
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
Faith & Susan I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mama, please know I have you all in my thoughts & prayers.

Steve and Gwen Jones
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
We are so sorry to hear about Wilma. She was a dear classmate and a wonderful lady. Please know that you all are in our prayers. May God grant you peace and comfort that can only come from Him.

TJ
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
So very sorry for the loss of your Dear loved one. May you put faith in the words mentioned at Isaiah 26:19 & allow it to give you hope and comfort at this difficult time.

RENEE CLARK
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. FAITH, SUSAN, YOUR MOTHER WAS A VERY SWEET LADY AND OUT OF ALL THE YEARS THAT I HAVE HAD THE PLEASURE OF KNOWING HER, SHE HAS ALWAYS BEEN SWEET AND THOUGHTFUL TO OTHERS. DR. SIGHTLER, I AM THINKING OF YOU AND MY PRAYER IS THAT YOU, FAITH, SUSAN, MR. JENKINS AND THE REST OF THE FAMILY CAN FIND STRENGTH, PEACE AND COMFORT IN YOUR TIME OF SORROW.

Greg and Mary James
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
We are sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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