| Shirley Rae Estes Jenks, formerly of Becket, MA died Sunday March 2, 2008 at the home of her daughter, Cynthia J. Kessler in Lakewood, CO. Born in Canada May 24, 1924, daughter of Warren & Emily Culver of Hinsdale, MA. She attended local schools in Hinsdale. Shirley worked at Frizell's Market in Hinsdale and later at Crane and Company in Dalton. She was married on May XXX, 1951 to Charles Joseph Jenks, who died on March 12, 1976. She leaves behind 2 sons, Howard K. Jenks and his wife Lisa M. Jenks of Surprise AZ and Michael A. Jenks and his wife Valerie Jenks of Tempe, AZ; 3 daughters, Helen M. Cimini and her husband Joseph A. Cimini Jr. of Pittsfield, MA, Cindy J. Kessler and her husband Gene F. Kessler of Lakewood, CO and Judith E. Cole of Florence, AL; 15 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind a sister, Joan Harrison of Troy, NY and was predeceased by her brother, Stuart Estes and sister, Mable Amerio.
She enjoyed being a homemaker and was a wonderful mother and wife and was adored by her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be sadly missed by everyone she had contact with. God bless her!