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Susie Jenkins

October 29, 1968 — July 24, 2022

Cherryville

Suzanne “Susie” Renee Hawks Jenkins, age 53, of Settlers Dr., passed away Sunday, July 24, 2022 at Atrium Health Charlotte. She was born October 29, 1968 in Iredell County, daughter to Cheri Self Carpenter and the late Bob Carpenter.

Susie was a faithful member of Second Baptist Church where she held many capacities including the Hospitality Committee, Choir member, the Children’s Ministry Director, and the VBS Director. She received her bachelor’s degree from Appalachian State University. She was a distinguished educator with Gaston County Schools, where she challenged young minds. Susie enjoyed scrapbooking & decorating and was an amazing cook.

She was preceded in death by her dad, Bob Carpenter.

Survivors include her faithful husband of 25 years, Jimmy Scott Jenkins; mother, Cheri Self Carpenter; daughters, Taryn Jenkins, and Maddie Jenkins; sisters, Diane Younger (Todd), and Leslie Humphries (Corey); mother-in-law, Jane Jenkins; nieces and nephews, Morgan Younger, Evan Younger, Courtney Humphries, and Raegan Hatcher; her precious puppy, Max; and numerous aunts, uncles, and other relatives.

Her family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Friday, July 29, 2022 at Carpenter-Porter Funeral and Cremation Services.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Second Baptist Church with Rev. Tom Kinman and Rev. Jerry Lail officiating.

Burial will follow at City Memorial Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Second Baptist Church, 201 N. Houser St. Cherryville, NC 28021.

Condolences may be made to www.carpenterporter.com

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Friday, July 29, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carpenter Porter Funeral & Cremation Services

, Cherryville, NC 28021

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Cherryville City Memorial Cemetery

300 E Church St, Cherryville, NC 28021

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