Brenda F. Jenkins, 62, of Knoxville, Tenn., passed away Friday, Dec. 25, 2009 at Parkwest Hospital

She was born April 30, 1947 in Princeton, the daughter of William “Bud” and Betty Wallace. 

 She is survived by her a son, Jason Jenkins of Kingston Tenn.; daughter and son-in-law, Julie and John Sitzler of Madisonville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Hailey and Hunter Woods, Tanner and Erica Jenkins; step-grandchildren, Zack and Chance Sitzler; stepfather, Phillip Bender of Maryville, Tenn.; sister, Linda Cooper of Townsend; the father of her children, Jerry P. Jenkins of Kingston, Tenn.; stepbrothers and sisters, Karen Ligon, Donald Bender, Darlene Alvey, Jeff Bender, Charlene Cates, Patrick Bender, Steven Bender, all of Henderson, Ky., William Bender of Clay, Ky.   uncle Eugene (Lacigale) Willis;  cousin, Susan (Tim) Farmer; and three nieces.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2009 at Maple Hill Cemetery.  Family and friends will meet at Colvin Funeral Home and go in procession to the cemetery.