Grace Maxine Jenkins

Grace Maxine Jenkins, 74, of Cortez, died Dec. 28. She was born July 17, 1940, in Waukegan, Illinois, to the late Max and Grace Pollock.

She served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam wars. She moved to Cortez more than 45 years ago, relocating from Fort Walton Beach, and worked for A.P. Bell Fish Co. as a bookkeeper for 15 years. She also worked for other local companies and served as a board member of the Florida Institute for Saltwater Heritage in Cortez.

Services will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice. Shannon Funeral Homes of Bradenton was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be made online at

She is survived by son Kenny and wife Anita of Cortez; grandchildren Maxine, Richard and Dalton; her faithful companion No Toes; and many extended family members and friends.

Published in: on January 6, 2015 at 7:48 am  Leave a Comment  

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