Stella Dean Jenkins, 72, of Weirton, passed away April 24, 2005 at Trinity Medical Center West. She was born August 25, 1932 in Central Station, WV, a daughter of the late Walter and Hazel Dye Dillon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, James H. Jenkins, and her granddaughter Julie Lynne Jenkins. Stella Dean was a homemaker, a loving mother, and grandmother. She was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness - Weirton Congregation. Stella Dean is survived by three sons, James E. Jenkins (Stacy), Walter Dean Jenkins (Jill), and William Mark Jenkins (Connie), all of Weirton, WV.; one daughter, Holly Elaine Jenkins Janeshek of Weirton, WV.; grandchildren, Jeremiah Jenkins, Jason Janeshek, Jared Jenkins, Amiee Janeshek, Jenna Jenkins, Chelsey Jenkins and Shane Jenkins; two brothers, William Dillon (Audrey) of Weirton, WV., and Clarence Dillon, Sr. of Middlebourne, WV. Visitation will be Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main St, Weirton, WV., where funeral services will be held 11AM Wednesday. Interment will follow at the Three Springs Cemetery, Weirton. Share tributes and memories with her family at Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. Holly I am so sorry about your mother. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, janet moore

  2. I will always admire Stella Dean’s quiet and mild manner, she was truly a beautiful person. May you find comfort knowing that she is in Jehovah’s memory. Love, Brian, Jennifer (Duffield), and Jacob Silver

  3. Jimmy and family, Please know that Randy and I pray for peace and understanding for you and your family at this difficult time. We love you and will see you soon. Randy and Natalie Swanson

  4. I will always remember Stella Dean, I grew up playing around her and her children. She was a big influence in my life and a very loving person. I am so sorry for your loss and you will be in my prayers. She will be greatly missed and loved eternally. Teresa Mae.

  5. Dear Jimmy and family, We are so sorry to hear of Stella Dean’s passing. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Our love and concern are with you always, Raelynda & Chris

  6. I am far in miles right now, family, but I am close in mind and heart. I love you all, and keep each and every one of you in my prayers!! Grandma is thought about very often and loved forever!

  7. Dear Holly and Family: We were saddened to learn of your mother’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Sandy and Dolly

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