Marcella A. Jenkins, 71


Marcella A. (Steward) Jenkins, 71, of Witt, died on Sunday, April 11, 2021, at 8:50 a.m. at her residence.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 17, from 12 to 1 p.m. at Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro. Funeral services will follow, beginning at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Kevin Simberger officiating. Burial will be held at Crabtree Cemetery in rural Litchfield. Due to CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing will be required.

Ms. Jenkins was born March 28, 1950, in Litchfield, to Albert Logan and Ruth Catherine (Worley) Steward. She married Richard Miller, and they divorced. She later married Tony Jenkins, and they divorced.

She grew up in Litchfield and the Montgomery County area, and later moved to Witt, where she lived for several years.

Ms. Jenkins was a housewife who also worked in food service for a nursing home in Litchfield. She loved to cook and spend time with her family.

Ms. Jenkins is survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and four brothers.

Memorials may be directed to the family. Online condolences to the family may be left at


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