Dateline: March 13, 2003
Ann Jenkins lost her battle with cancer on Monday, March 3, 2003.
Margaret was more familiarly known to her family and friends as Marty. She was born to Dr. Oscar L. and Mina Bourland Jenkins in Clarendon, Texas, on September 30, 1928. The family moved to the Dallas area in 1940, and Marty graduated from Highland Park High School in 1946. She graduated from Stevens Junior College in 1948 and was in the Class of 1950 at Southern Methodist University.
very talented musically and earned a full scholarship to Interlocken to
continue her studies of the bass and piano.
While at Stevens, she played bull fiddle with the Kansas City and
St. Louis symphony orchestras.
married Jere Bobb Hinckley in 1951, and they were blessed with four sons
and a daughter. Mary and Jere
worked in the family businesses, the
Gay 90ís Ice Cream and Hinckley Cold Storage.
Marty developed the recipe for the ice cream that was used to make
the Nutty Butty Bars that were sold for many years at the State Fair of
Texas in Dallas.
and Jere were avid folk and square dancers and were founding members of
the Texas International Folk Dance Committee.
children had interrupted Martyís college work at SMU, but Marty was
never one to give up. When
her second son entered SMU, Marty went with him, completed the credits she
was missing, and both she and her son graduated from SMU in December 1977.
always said, ďDonít cry a tear for me when Iím gone. Iíve enjoyed every experience God gave me.Ē
She gave her love, time, and help freely to her family, friends,
the years she was active in PTA, Garden Clubs, Boy Scouts, and every
bridge club that would have her. Marty
financially supported her church and many good causes.
She helped many people learn how to water ski and play her favorite
game, bridge. Her
childrenís friends loved coming over to the house and always said she
was the greatest mom. Marty
was always there when someone needed her.
was preceded in death by her parents and daughter, Mina Elise.
is survived by her four sons and five grandchildren.
services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2003, at the Sparkman
Hillcrest Northwest Highway Chapel in Dallas.
Interment was held at Hillcrest Memorial Park immediately following
the service. Reverends Larry
Ravert and Hall Hinckley officiated.
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