Betty Jenkins

Obituary of Betty Irene Jenkins

Betty Irene Jenkins was born August 24, 1928, in Yuba City, CA to James and Alice Frost. She was the first born of the “Frost Girls”. Sisters to follow were Sue Frost Fieth, Evelyn (Bridget) Frost Davis and Janice Frost Townsend.

Betty and Gerald Jenkins were married April 24, 1948. They went on to raise seven children. Steven, Sandra Mattos, Dale, Diana Mendoza, Rodney, Larry, and Gail Hedlund.

Betty is survived by all seven children, ten grandchildren, eleven great grands and three great-great grands. Sister Janice and a niece Cindy also survive.

Becoming empty nesters, Jerry and Betty started traveling the western states. Also the “Frost Girls” made three trips to Hawaii for the worldwide Hula Festival. Inculded in the "Frost Girls" adventures were at least a dozen celebrity shows in Reno and South Shore Tahoe. 

Betty was a big fan of Rush Limbaugh since his early days on KFBK Sacramento. After Hawaii the girl trips were closer to home mainly Santa Rosa, Occidental and Bodega Bay Area. As evidenced by many Snoopy dolls Betty was a fan of Peanuts and chrles Schultz.

Betty passed away peacefully at home, February 15, 2024. Services were held February 22, 2024.

Arrangements entrusted to Gridley-Block Funeral Chapel.

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