All Adams County Public Libraries will close at 4:00 pm on Thursday, November 21, in observance of memorial services for library employee Elizabeth Jenkins.
Beth Jenkins joined the library as Youth Outreach Specialist in 2012, and was instrumental in expanding outreach services to schools, parents, and families throughout Adams County. She will be missed by all her library coworkers, and by the many children and families she served.
"Elizabeth 'Beth' Ellen (Games) Jenkins, 68, of West Union, Ohio, died Friday, November 15, 2013, at Fairfield Mercy in Fairfield.
She was born September 7, 1945, in Charleston, West Virginia. She was preceded in death by parents, William C. and Clara L. (Shuster) Games. She is survived by husband, James W. Jenkins of West Union; son, David J. (Chrystal) Jenkins of West Union; two daughters, Carrie Corbitt of Pricetown, West Virginia, and Jynx (Tucker) Battrell of Boise, Idaho; brother, Ben (Sally) Games of Georgetown, Kentucky; and five grandchildren.
She retired from O.V.L.S.D. and was an elementary teacher at West Union Elementary Schools. She was a former Professor at Shawnee State University in Portsmouth and Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. She was a 1963 Graduate of West Union High School; a 1968 Graduate of the Ohio State University in Columbus; and she received a Master's Degree from Marygrove College of Detroit, Michigan.
The memorial service is Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 7 p.m. at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. The visitation is Thursday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m."