In Memory of




Obituary for Sally Jenkins (Martin)

Sally Jan Jenkins, age 68, passed away on November 7, 2023, in Roanoke, VA. She was born on June 17, 1955, in The Dalles, OR. Sally was known for her kind, caring, and compassionate nature. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and had a special place in her heart for rescue dogs.

Sally is survived by her daughter, Jennifer Gussman; her daughter, Samantha Taylor, and son-in-law, Austin; and her son, Richard Lowery, and daughter-in-law, Amber. She was blessed with many grandchildren: Jocelyn Lowery, Wesley Jenkins, Harley Garcia, Ashleigh Fields and husband Charlie, Caroline Garcia, Fiona Humbert, Miriam Yopp, Tyler Lowery, Elijah Yopp, and Millie Humbert. Sally was also a proud great-grandmother of three boys: Julien Dawson, Ramzey Becker, and Jaxson Belcher. She will also be remembered by her close friend, Andy Burns.

Sally was preceded in death by her parents, Florence and Joseph Martin, as well as her late husband of 40 years, James Jenkins.

In accordance with Sally's wishes, no memorial services will be held. Instead of flowers or gifts, contributions can be made to the Roanoke Valley SPCA in her honor. Sally will be laid to rest alongside her late husband, James Jenkins, in the Southwest Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin, Virginia.

May Sally Jan Jenkins rest in peace, and may her loved ones find solace in the cherished memories they shared.