Ora Lean Larcart Jenkins was born in Cottonport, Louisiana to the late Odeal Larcart and the late Florence Johnson Larcart on August 4,1943. She departed this life on April 3,2022 at Rapids Regional Hospital in Alexandria, Louisiana.
She accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized by the late Reverend Lewis and became a member of Jerusalem Baptist Church in Cottonport, Louisiana.
Ora Jekins shared her gifts and talents wholeheartedly and truly loved having her family and friends around her. Some of her hobbies included cooking, dancing, and babysitting. Due to her exponential love and gratitude, words will always be umatched. Memories of her will always be cherished and live on.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Ceffus Larcart, and Monroe Larcart, four sisters Shirley Larcart Lavalais, Lee Ann Larcart, Geraldine LarcartThomas and Alice Larcarte Prier,one grandchild Ike JenkinsIV, and one great great child E’Laysia Dobison.
She leaves to cherish her memories: four sons, Ike Jenkins III (Renee) of Hammond, LA, Paul Jenkins and Bert Benjamine both of Houston, TX, Joe Jenkins (Cha’leatha) of Cottonport, LA, four daughters, Pamela Jenkins (Andre) and Sandra Augustine (Alvin) both of Hessmer, LA, Thelma Jenkins Prater (Damien) and Pauline Dobinson (Lester) both of Cottonport, LA; two brothers, Melvin Larcart Sr. (Edna) and Kenneth Larcart Sr. both of Cottonport, LA; two sisters; Mary Faye Larcart and Bernadette Harris (Richard) both of Cottonport, LA; four half-sisters, Patricia Ballard, Lorriane Keller, Melissa Christmas, and Belinda Ballard; four half-brothers, Jimmy Bradford, Milton Bradford, John Bradford, and Arthur Ray Bradford; twenty-two grandchildren, nineteen great greatgrandchildren, and one great great great grandchild. She also leaves behind her close circle of friends WaverMae Tassin, Hestell Clayton Bradford, Lydia Bradford (Fran), and Ashley Howard a daughter-in-law that will never be forgotten.