2017-10-18 / Obituaries

Elizabeth Rentz


Elizabeth Cleveland Jenkins Rentz, 81, of Blakely, Ga., passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at her residence.

Mrs. Rentz was born Sept. 8, 1936, in Blakely to the late Ivy H. Cleveland and Ella Sanders Cleveland. She was a member of First Freewill Baptist Church in Blakely, a homemaker, and had worked part-time at Patricia’s Beauty Lounge. She was also very active in the Blakely Senior Center.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Ollie Miller; and her brothers, Lewis Cleveland, Mallie Cleveland and Ivy Cleveland Jr.

Survivors include a son, Charles M. Jenkins and wife Lisa of Lake Blackshear, Ga.; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at 11 a.m. at First Freewill Baptist Church with Rev. Shawn Williams officiating.

Pallbearers were John Watkins, David Jenkins, Michael Jenkins, Tom Wright, Robert Holland and Ronnie Everson.

Manry-Jordan- Hodges Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.

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