Brenda Lou Shuffler Jenkins, 80, of Troutman, N.C., passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 5, 2023, at the Gordon Hospice House in Statesville, N.C.

She was born on May 1, 1942, in Mooresville, N.C., to the late John B. Shuffler and Lou Ella Hooks Morrow.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul S. Jenkins Sr.; son, Paul S. Jenkins Jr.; sister, Dixie Carpenter; and brothers, Boyden “Buddy” Shuffler and Sidney Morrow.

She is survived by her son, Jimmy Talbert (Janice) of Winnsboro, S.C.; daughter-in-law, Teresa Jenkins of the home; twin sister, Glenda Brown of Mooresville, N.C.; brothers, Teddy and Allen Shuffler; four grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Friday, January 13, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with a service following at 1:30 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service at 3 p.m. at Rowan Memorial Park in Salisbury.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Jenkins family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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