Funeral arrangements announced for Cynthia Hightower-Jenkins
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Funeral plans have been made for the late Cynthia Hightower-Jenkins.
She was well known in the Shreveport-Bossier City area as a business consultant. Hundreds of memories have been shared on Facebook by people who knew her well and were shocked by her sudden passing.
Hightower-Jenkins is the wife of District 2 state Rep. Sam Jenkins, of Shreveport.
In a statement, Rep. Jenkins wrote:
“It is with profound sadness that I share the news that my lovely wife Cynthia Hightower-Jenkins has passed away. She was the strength of our family and showed kindness to everyone she met. She was the wind beneath my wings. God has spoken, Amen.”
There will be a public viewing from 3-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 6 at Municipal Auditorium, 705 Grand Ave. in Shreveport.
The funeral will be at noon Saturday, Aug. 7 in Municipal Auditorium.
Hightower-Jenkins was 64 years old.
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