Sharon Ford Jenkins

Published 7:00 am Saturday, June 27, 2020

June 20, 2020

Sharon Ford Jenkins passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the age of 68 years old. A celebration of life will be held at a date yet to be determined.
Arrangements are under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

Sharon was predeceased by her daughter, Monica Renea Jenkins; her parents, Robert Bruce Ford, Sr. and Billy Jean Lumpkin Ford; and her best friend, Diane Smith.

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Left to cherish her memory are her grandson, Caleb Penton and his wife, Taylor Raiford Penton; granddaughter, Whitney Penton; eight great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Bruce “Bob” Ford II; nephew, Robert Bruce “Rob” Ford III; cousin, Rebecca “Becky” Hover; caring friend, Melanie Dukote; numerous other loved ones and friends.

Sharon was born in Picayune, Mississippi on November 27, 1951. She graduated from Picayune Memorial High School in the year 1969, where she was a proud member of the majorette team. She went on to earn her cosmetology license and built a well-established clientele as a beautician in Picayune. She had the privilege of teaching cosmetology classes, performing postmortem cosmetology and briefly owned her own salon. She retired after a rewarding career of over 40 years.

Sharon was a devout Christian, who enjoyed shopping, coloring, and spending time with her family and her chihuahua, Bailey.

“What we once enjoyed and deeply loved we can never lose, for all that we love deeply becomes part of us.” – Helen Keller

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