Candice K. Jenkins

Published 12:00 am Monday, July 14, 2008

FRANKLIN—Candice Karmijn &uot;Candy&uot; Jenkins, of the 400 block of Hall Street, died July 5, 2008, in Southampton Memorial Hospital.

Born in Franklin, she was an artist and business owner of Border to Border Enterprises.

She was a member of Rapture Church of Christ, Franklin, the NRCC Business Advisory Council, a former member of Suffolk Art League and the Blackwater Art League, and a former volunteer at Ruth Camp Campbell Library, Franklin.

She was educated in the Franklin school system and art instruction school.

She received several awards and honors for her artwork in juried art shows.

She had the honor of having her artwork on display at Southampton Memorial Hospital and Rawls Museum Arts, Courtland.

She designed the original

T-shirts for the city of Franklin’s Lucky Ducky River Race.

She was predeceased by her mother, Lillie Mae Boone Jenkins; father, Earnest Cleveland Jenkins; maternal grandparents, Asriah and Annie Boone; and paternal grandparents, Paul and Ruby Jenkins.

Survivors include her sisters, Rose M. Boone of Franklin, JoAnn D. Jenkins of Portsmouth, Rhonda J. Benton of Courtland and custodial sister, Kimberly L. Jenkins of Franklin; brother, Christopher A. Boone of Franklin; three nieces, Katisha Jenkins of Brooklyn, N.Y., Aubre Benton and Kirsten Jenkins of Franklin; and one nephew, Brenden Jenkins of Franklin; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends.

A funeral will be held today at 1 p.m. in New Hope Baptist Church, 1415 Rosewood Ave., Franklin. Pastor Joel C. Johnson will officiate.

Burial will follow in Southview Cemetery.

Elvin Vaughan Funeral Home, Franklin, is in charge of arrangements.