Ka-Tasha Jenkins Obituary

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Ka-Tasha Jenkins

August 2, 1977 - July 30, 2013
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Ka-tasha Willette Jenkins, 35 of Portland, Oregon passed away Tuesday, July 30 2013, at home in Gresham, Oregon. She was born on August 2, 1977 in Portland, Oregon to Walter and Joyce Jenkins. Ka-Tasha is survived by her parents, Walter and Joyce Jenkins, Grandmother; LuAudrey Starnes of Portland, Oregon and Flo Mae Jenkins of Summerville, South Carolina. Ka-Tasha leaves to mourn her passing, George and Rebecca Jenkins, George and Annie May Jones, David Jenkins, Naomi Jenkins, Marie Werley, Janette Jenkins, Doris Jenkins, Beatrice Washington, all from St. Stephens, South Carolina. Bill and Loni Myrick Cox from Kansas City, Kansas;...
Ka-tasha Willette Jenkins, 35 of Portland, Oregon passed away Tuesday, July 30 2013, at home in Gresham, Oregon. She was born on August 2, 1977 in Portland, Oregon to Walter and Joyce Jenkins.

Ka-Tasha is survived by her parents, Walter and Joyce Jenkins, Grandmother; LuAudrey Starnes of Portland, Oregon and Flo Mae Jenkins of Summerville, South Carolina.

Ka-Tasha leaves to mourn her passing, George and Rebecca Jenkins, George and Annie May Jones, David Jenkins, Naomi Jenkins, Marie Werley, Janette Jenkins, Doris Jenkins, Beatrice Washington, all from St. Stephens, South Carolina.

Bill and Loni Myrick Cox from Kansas City, Kansas; Jan Starnes (United Kingdom) Portland, Oregon; Ron Casciato from Portland, Oregon; and a host of cousins and man, many friends.

Ka-Tasha was preceded in death by her grandparents Jon Iven Starnes of Portland, Oregon; and George and Ida Jenkins of St. Stephen's, South Carolina.

At the age of 11, Ka-Tasha moved to Germany with her Aunt Jan. There Ka-Tasha received 22 academic awards, ran in the Junior Olympics, winning a third place medal in track and field. Ka-Tasha was a proud member of the soccer and cheerleading team in Germany.

Despite the many obstacles in Ka-Tasha's Life, she graduated from Estacada High School and enrolled at Warner Pacific College, majoring in Criminology. Ka-Tasha was three credits shy of graduation.

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"I was Ka-Tasha's upstairs neighbor for about 5 or 6 years and while I didn't get to know her extremely well I definitely saw all the wonderful traits these..." Robyn Lill (Oregon City, OR)

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