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Marie Holland Jenkins

February 15, 1909 September 11, 2009
Marie Holland Jenkins
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Obituary for Marie Holland Jenkins

Marie Holland Jenkins, 100, of Huntingtown, MD quitely slipped away on Friday, September 11, 2009 at the Calvert County Nursing Center, Prince Frederick, MD. She was one of twelve children born to the late Joseph and Annie Holland in Calvert County, Maryland. Nine siblings, Edward (Brooks) Holland, Rosher (Roach) Holland, Thomas (Tommy) Holland, Norman (Banks) Holland, Eugene (Jake) Holland, Ralph Holland, Carroll (Sonny) Holland, Annie Hall and Frances Haskins all preceded her in death. Marie attended Calvert County Public Schools and joined Wards United Methodist Church at an early age. She was a faithful and dedicated member of this church and after relocating to Washington, DC she continued to worship at God's Deliverance Center, Southeast Washington, DC. Upon moving to Washington, DC, she lived with her brother, Tommy and assisted him in caring for his foster children. She ensured they were nurtured and cared for until they became adults. She began her work career as a domestic worker in Washington, DC and loved cooking, cleaning and communicating with those she worked for as well as her family. Her favorite pastimes were dusting and humming one of those good old spiritual hymns. Marie met and married the late Joseph Jenkins and to this union two children were born, William Holland better known as Essie, who preceded her in death and Gloria Mackall, known as Pick. She also had four grandchildren to precede her in death. She loved family and had several who were near and dear to her heart that preceded her in death also, two nieces, Odell and June and a dear friend, Glendi Chew. Marie leaves to cherish her memory, one daughter, Gloria Mackall of Huntingtown, MD; one daughter-in-law, Bertina Holland of Washington, DC; thirteen grandchildren, Darlene, Jocelyn, Bryon, Derrick, Angus, Benita, Dean, Judy, Wendy, Patricia, Keith, Regina and Marilyn; two sisters, Dorothy Pinkney and Louise Morsell of Sunderland, MD; a special nephew, Fred Holland of Sunderland, MD; four special nieces, Vera, Marietta, Laverne and Vernita; a very dear and special friend, Mildred Edward of Washington, DC and a host of nieces , nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Cemetery:

Ward's Memorial United Methodist Church 2265 Wards Chapel Road Owings, MD 20736 (map/driving directions)

Visitation:

10:00 am to 11:00am at Mt. Gethsemane Holiness Church 676 Ponds Wood Road Huntingtown, MD 20639 on Saturday, September 19, 2009 (map/driving directions)

Service:

11:00 am at Mt. Gethsemane Holiness Church 676 Ponds Wood Road Huntingtown, MD 20639 on Saturday, September 19, 2009 (map/driving directions)

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