Carolyn Creasman Jenkins

carolyn jenkins

November 24, 1943 ~ February 29, 2024

Born in: Asheville, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Carolyn Creasman Jenkins, 80, of Asheville, NC passed away on February 29, 2024. Carolyn was a beloved daycare owner who dedicated her life to caring for children. Her nurturing spirit and love for kids touched the lives of many in the community.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Junior Jenkins; parents, Gene Creasman and Dot Creasman; brother, Eugene Jr. (Tootie); and precious grandson Miles McMahan.

She is survived by her children, Darlene McMahan (Denny), Janice Bluhm (Philip), Michael Jenkins, Sharon Loftin (Tim), and Renee Collins (Jerry); grandchildren, Evan, Krystal (Nathon), Danielle, Lexie (Matt), Erica (Mike), Dylan (Lacey), Shannon (Justin), Sarah, Seth, Matthew, Wesley, and Nick; great-grandchildren, Daniel, Haley, Avyanna, Kayden, Gracelynn, Junior, Sophia and MJ; and her lifelong best friend, Betty Ballew.

She loved her church family. Her faith was an integral part of her life.

A funeral service will be held at Oteen Baptist Church, where she was a devout member, on Sunday, March 3, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. Joe Steadman and Major Waddell will officiate. Burial will be held on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. in Green Hills Cemetery.

Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family.

Services

Funeral Service: March 3, 2024 2:00 pm

Oteen Baptist Church
37 Oteen Church Road
Asheville, NC 28805


Visitation: March 3, 2024 1:00 pm

Oteen Baptist Church
37 Oteen Church Road
Asheville, NC 28805


Burial: March 5, 2024 11:00 am

Green Hills Cemetery
25 New Leicester Hwy.
Asheville, NC 28806

(828)252-9831

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  1. To my mother, my best friend. You will always be my main lady. As much as I regret having to let you go, I know God has received an amazing Angel today. And I find some peace in my heart knowing you are with my daddy, Dot an Gene, your little brother Tooties and my little beloved nefew Mileo. I know they were all waiting to bring you home and the Heavens will rejoice today. I love you always your son Michael J

    • To my mother, my best friend. You will always be my main lady. As much as I regret having to let you go, I know God has received an amazing Angel today. And I find some peace in my heart knowing you are with my daddy, Dot an Gene, your little brother Tooties and my little beloved nefew Mileo. I know they were all waiting to bring you home and the Heavens will rejoice today. I love you always your son Michael J

  2. Mam maw you are a true lady, grace is in everyway you move. There will never be another like you. Your smile always lit the room. You will be forever missed. And I truly hope to become more like you in life. Your such a special woman who we are all so blessed to have influence our lives and make all of us who we are today. Mam maw we all love you so much. I thank God for our time with you. I do know you where only ours for a little while that your Gods child and when he called you home you had to go. Til we meet again my very special friend my man maw all my love

  3. I’m so glad I had the privilege of being your daughter/Friend,you were the best mother a girl could have,you taught me about God,family and life,you did such an amazing job raising 5 children on your own,you deserve to be in a peaceful beautiful place and at peace,I forever remember you mom

  4. Carolyn was such a sweet, kind, nurturing lady. You will be missed by many and remembered for your kindness. Condolences to the large family she loved so dearly.

  5. U are my angel right. We sit talking we watch. TV lot we play with dogs lot. Love u my best friend u up there with my aunt Joyce lamb

  6. Dear family, our hearts are broken for you, but we know that she is with her loved ones that have gone on before her. She was a wonderful lady and a second mama to Jeremy. She loved our family as her own and we so appreciated the care she gave to him.
    Love
    Judy and Rick Burnette

  7. Our hearts go out to you all for your loss. I hope your happy memories will help you through this difficult time.

  8. U be my angel right now. Glad I meet u 2016 think u be my angel πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡ love or dog and family.

  9. So sorry to hear this. I have known this family for many years. She was a sweet and caring lady who always was smiling when I saw her. May she rest in peace. Prayers for the family.

  10. U are angel πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡πŸ˜‡ and good best friend that I have. U special to me fly high now u not any pain.anymore love you Carolina Jenkins

  11. Anyone that had the honour and privilege of knowing my sweet friend, Carolyn, is a blessing. She always had a Smile and a kind word for everyone just like her parents,Dot and Gene. Take care of my little hunny bunny that you loved so much, and every time I pop a Coke Open I’ll pop one for you.

  12. Sending heartfelt condolences to all of you. I remember Carolyn’s big smile & her laughter.


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