Nita Estes passed away peacefully at age 80 on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at her home in Duncan.
Services were held April 11, at Miracle Revival Center with Pastors Stephen and Louetta Grace officiating.
Nita Estes was born in Sanford, Texas, Sept. 4, 1932, to the late Fred Lee and Agnes Bernice Keck.
Nita married Robert Jenkins in 1954. To this union were born five children, Sheryl Corral and husband Lupe of Murrieta, CA., Mike Jenkins wife Elizabeth of Pflugerville, TX., Cindy Mills husband Gary of Escondido, CA., Derrick Jenkins of Duncan, and Robin Jenkins wife Sandra of Anaheim Hills, CA.
Nita and Robert move to California in 1956 where they raised their family. Nita married Ellis Estes in 1975 and moved to Duncan in 1989 to be near her mother.
She is survived by her five children, brother Ron Keck of Duncan, 13 grandchildren- Joshua, Brandon, Leslie, Brady, Jamie, Justine, Christine, Amanda, Courtney, Austin, Stephanie, Madison and Savannah, 11 great grandchildren- Elijah, Talon, Rocky, Bella, Mason, Noah, Audrina, Brooklynn, Sophia, Amelia and one on the way.
She was also preceded in death by her parents Fred and Agnes, her husband Ellis, 3 sisters- Toni, Mickey, Jean and 3 brothers- Winfred, Bill, Ernest.
Nita was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and wife; she was a very sweet woman and will be best remembered for her big heart and willingness to help others. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.