Nora Jo-Ann Jenkins

Born on November 2, 1931

Departed on January 23, 2019 and resided in Goodlettsville, TN

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Nora Jo-Ann Hunter Jenkins, January 23, 2019, age 87. Born in Nashville, TN on November 2, 1931 to the late Ella Catherine Hessey Hunter and Thomas William Hunter, Sr. She graduated from Hendersonville High School in 1949, where she played basketball, was a cheerleader, and Homecoming Queen. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Tennessee Knoxville, and became a very successful real estate agent. Later, Jo-Ann moved to Dallas TX and met her future husband, M.L. “Roy” Jenkins. Together they started Mart Wholesale Jewelry until they retired to Ocala, FL. Roy passed away on April 11, 2008. In 2013, Jo-Ann moved home to Goodlettsville to be near her family. Also preceding her in death were her brothers, Alonzo, Dewey, and William Hunter; sisters, Virginia Thomas Garrett and Ellen Parker. She is survived by her brother, Thomas William Hunter, Jr; sister, Catherine Claire Hunter McGee; granddaughter, Alisha Jenkins Carter; great-grandchildren, Caleb and Natysha Carter. Visitation will be at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville Friday from 5-8 pm. Funeral service will be 2 pm Saturday January 26 at Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church with visitation one hour prior to service time. Interment Beech Cemetery. Honorary pallbearer will be Dr. Robert Beck. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the June Hunter Scholarship Fund or the charity of your choice.

5 Comments to Nora Jo-Ann Jenkins

  1. Keith McGee
    January 23, 2019 10:24 pm

    Feeling blessed to have been so loved by her.

    • Bonnie Moore
      January 26, 2019 2:13 pm

      So sorry I could not make it last night or today…I have had a migraine for 2 days and now getting body aches….hoping it’s not flu…just dont want to spread my germs.
      Yall are heavy on my heart today and in my prayers, sending my hugs and love💋please call me if yall need anything at all.

  2. Kim Morton
    January 26, 2019 6:28 am

    We all will miss you so much. Life won’t be the same here without your smile, your spunk, and your spark, but how joyous is your reunion with so many loved ones! Incredibly thankful for my loving Aunt JoJo.

  3. Bonnie Moore
    January 26, 2019 2:10 pm

    So sorry I could not make it last night or today…I have had a migraine for 2 days and now getting body aches….hoping it’s not flu…just dont want to spread my germs.
    Yall are heavy on my heart today and in my prayers, sending my hugs and love💋call me if you need me for anything.

  4. Bonnie Sheffield
    January 29, 2019 12:38 am

    Alisha and family so very sorry for the loss of your love one. You and the family have my deepest sympathy.

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