November 5, 1946 - February 19, 2021
Life is forever, death is reality Alberta Jenkins Chancellor was born to the late Willie Jenkins and Viola Jenkins. She was the second chis of nine children. Alberta accepted Christ at an early age at SweetWater M.B. Church located in Flow MS. She was a faithful and dedicated member under the leadership of Rev. J.D. Hayden. In her later years, she moved her membership to Greer Chapel Methodist Church under the leadership of Rev. A.W. Crump and present pastor, Rev. Haywood Hannah. She remained a very faithful and dedicated member until her health failed. At times, she was unable to attend church services, but her heart remained with the church She received her education at Flowood Elementary and Carter High School in Brandon, MS Upon graduation from high school, she continued to further her education at Tougaloo College, majoring in child care. Eager to start her career, she began to work at Rankin County Child Care Center Ms. Alberta Jenkins became Mrs. Alberta Jenkins Chancellor when she was united in Holy Matrimony to Harvey (Temp) Chancellor on March 4th, 1964. Their union was blessed with four children. Curtis, Charnita, Harvey III, and Reginald. Mrs. Alberta Jenkins Chancellor was employed by MS State Hospital over a decade. She enjoyed her position and loved helping others. In her leisure, she loved assisting and supporting family gatherings. She also enjoyed supporting her children in many activities such as basketball, talent shows, and holiday programs. Crocheting, fishing, baking, and crossword puzzles were also favorite past times. Alberta Jenkins Chancellor departed this life on February 19, 2021 at 6:57 p.m. at her home. She was [receded in death by her parents Mr. and Mrs. Willie Viola Jenkins and one sister, Johnnie Mae Dear. She leaves to cherish her memories, loving husband of years, her children Curtis (Lisa) Scurry, TX, Harvey III (Yolanda), Grand Prairie, TX, Charnita, Flowood, MS and Reginald, Grand Prairie, TX. There are eight brothers, James, John, Willie, Derrick, Anthony, Von, Joseph, and Vincent. There are three sisters Jacqueline, Mary, and TS Leflore (Tiny). All reside in MS. Twelve grandchildren, Brittany, Courtney, Ashley, Christopher, Ervin, Enissa, Eric, Earon, Eiliyah, Shakayla, Semya, Semaje; and a special God grandson, Carter (Two Teeth), all reside in MS and CA; a caring, sharing and loving sister-in-law, Thelma Chancellor Milwaukee, Wisconsin; nine great grandchildren and host of nieces, nephews and extended family. Alberta Jenkins Chancellor lived her life well and to its fullest. She was a loving daughter, wife, sister, mother, aunt, cousin and friend to many. Thanking God for a wonderful life... I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7
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