Mrs. Emelda "Bright" Jenkins was born and raised in the lower Ninth Ward in New Orleans, LA to the late Joseph Sr. and Amelia Bright. She received her wings on Saturday, July 11, 2020 surrounded by her loving immediate family. Mrs. Jenkins was 99 years young and was the wife of the late Deacon Chester Jenkins, Sr. To this union 3 children were born, one devoted daughter, Ester Dumas and two sons, the late Chester and Lester Jenkins. A Celebration of Life honoring Mrs. Jenkins will be held at Beulah Land Baptist Church, 2436 St. Maurice Avenue, New Orleans, LA on Friday, July 24, 2020, at 10 AM, Rev. Michael Zacharie, Pastor, Officiating. Visitation 9 AM IN THE CHURCH. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. EVERYONE IN ATTENDANCE IS REQUIRED TO ADHERE TO ALL COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS. YOU MUST WEAR A MASK AND PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING.