Obituary: Alta Jenkins

Alta Jenkins, Bloomington (PHOTO:Carmody-Flynn)


BLOOMINGTON- Alta M. Jenkins, 90, of Bloomington, passed away at 7:58p.m., Sunday, June7, 2020 at her home.

A private memorial service and burial will be held at a later date. Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be directed to OSF Hospice.

Alta was born March 15, 1930 in Ottawa, the daughter of Harold and Edna NewtsonBall.  She married Billy D. Jenkins on July 31, 1949 in Streator and he preceded her in death on April 4, 2020.  They would have celebrated 72 years of marriage this year.

Surviving isher daughter, Carol Randinelli of Bloomington; two grandchildren, Adam Randinelli of Glen Ellyn and Abbi Carr of Bloomington; four great grandchildren, Carter and Carlie Randinelli and Easton and Elliott Carr.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Hernandez, a grandson, Tony Hernandez,four brothers and three sisters.

Alta worked beside her husband in the family jewelry business for 40 years.  She was an avid bridge player and golfer.  She will be missed as an integral part of her grandchildren’s lives.

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