July 23, 1953 - November 23, 2020
Geraldine White, age 67, of West Peoria, passed away at 12:42 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 at OSF St Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born on July 23, 1953 in Hollandale, MS to the late William and Vessie (Fain) Jenkins. Geraldine was married March 3, 1984 to the late Junior White. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, her husband, Junior White, and one son, Anthony Jenkins. Geraldine was a God fearing, devoted, grandmother and great-grandmother, who loved her family. She was employed at St Francis Medical Center for over 30 years before she retired and currently was employed at Jackson Hewitt. She was a member of Galilee Missionary Baptist Church and has been involved in church her entire life. She served as Woman’s President for the OWDBA, a Sunday school teacher, a Mission President, and Choir member. Geraldine leaves to cherish, her daughter, Sheila (Jeff) Jenkins-Bailey, two sons: Cortez (Melissa) Jenkins of Cleveland, OH, Denardo Jenkins of Brooklyn, NY, three brothers: Ezell (Trisha) Jenkins of Peoria, Milton Jenkins of Quincy, IL, and Melvin (Felecia) Jenkins of Peoria, six sisters: Doristine Cooper of Deerfield, FL, Gloria Jenkins of Ft Lauderdale, FL, Shirley Jackson, Delois (Kenny) Gibson, Benita Patterson, and Veronica (William) Winters all of Hollandale, MS, and her oldest living aunt, Ernestine Harris of Buffalo, NY. She is also survived by Amy Durst, a special friend of the family, 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, and a host of other family members and friends. Graveside services will be Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Lutheran Cemetery in Peoria. Minister Benita Patterson will officiate. Schmidt-Haller Burial and Cremation Services in Peoria is in charge of arrangements.
Geraldine White, age 67, of West Peoria, passed away at 12:42 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 at OSF St Francis Medical Center in Peoria. She was born on July 23, 1953 in Hollandale, MS to the late William and Vessie (Fain) Jenkins. Geraldine... View Obituary & Service Information
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