The Celebration of Life for Mrs. Minnie Jenkins, 88, of Orange, will be Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. at the El Bethel Baptist Church.

The Rev. Ricky Guillory is the pastor. The Rev. Anthony Reed, pastor of Phillip’s Temple C.M.E. Church of Houston, will deliver the Celebration Message. Rites of Christian Burial will follow in Magnolia Memorial Gardens under the direction of Sparrow Funeral Home.

Visitation will be Wednesday morning from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the church.

She died Dec.12, 2011 at her residence.

A native of Mangham, LA, she resided in Orange since 1948. A faithful member of the El Bethel Baptist Church, she was a member of the Pastor’s Aide, Gospel Choir, Senior Choir, and participated in numerous other church activities.

She is survived by a daughter, Johnnye Barbers of San Francisco, CA; brother, Joseph Sellers of Orange; sisters, Ruby Jones of Orange and Ruthie Mae Ross of Stockton, CA; four grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren, and 15 great-great grandchildren.