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Stella Mae (Jenkins) Hayden

June 25, 1947 ~ August 30, 2017 (age 70)

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Reynolds Funeral Home announces with deepest sympathy the passing of Mrs. Stella Mae Jenkins Hayden, 70 of Louisville, KY and formerly of Limestone County, AL.   Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, September 4, 2017 at Thompson Family Cemetery in Athens, Alabama with Reynolds Funeral Home directing.

Stella Mae Jenkins Hayden was born in Athens, AL on June 25, 1947 to the late Susie Jenkins.  She departed life on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY.

She was a devoted mother of four children. Her life was dedicated to taking care of them and her aging relatives.

She accepted Christ in 1960 under the late Rev. Robinson at Guiding Star Baptist Church in Louisville, KY. Stella attended Central High School and graduated in 1965. She retired from Packaging Unlimited in 2010. She was a caregiver to the late Sallie Farrar (aunt), Annie Jenkins (aunt), Estelle Wimberly (aunt) and Willie Jenkins (uncle) in their later years of illness. Her aunts and uncles raised Stella due to the untimely death of Susie her mother at childbirth. Stella was always dedicated to the well-being of her family.

She leaves to cherish her loving memory: her children, Terry and Tammy Jenkins of, Louisville, KY and Travis Jenkins of Jeffersonville, IN, Teandra Hayden of Louisville, KY; son-in-law, Darrell Tinsley of Louisville, KY; a granddaughter, Aliyaha Cox of Jeffersonville, IN; and a host of family and friends. 

Our mother lived a life of purpose and honor. A true example of a mother. We thank you God for BLESSING us with her. You will forever LIVE in our HEARTS.

 Service Information

Graveside Service
September 4, 2017

11:00 AM
Thompson Family Cemetery
13510 Hwy 31
Athens, AL 35611

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