Your birth and family:
*What is your full name, and how did you get that name? Do you have any nicknames? Barbara Denise Jenkins-Was named after my aunt Barbara(my mothers sister)Nicknames: Shortybear, Shorty, Niecy.
*What are your parent's full names, and birth dates, and places? Opal Earlene Potter-March 6th, 1933-Scottsboro, Alabama Otis Leon Jenkins-April 6th,1935-Chattanooga, Tennessee
*What is the date, of your birth? Where were you born? What are some of the circumstances, (when your mom went in to labor, how long, her doctor, your dad fainting, etc.) of your birth?
*November 20th, 1963-Chicago, Illinois- I was born at home. My dad was not there, but my aunt Barbara was, and she fainted.
*What are your sibling's full names, and birth dates? Charles Billy Jenkins-August 14th, 1952 Venita Lynn Jenkins-April 8th, 1954 James Neil Jenkins-January 24th, 1957
*How was your relationship with your siblings, and parents? My parents divorced when I was young, so relationships were hard to have, so very scattered.
*What are some lessons, you learned from your parents? I learned strength through adversity, from my mother. I learned determination, from my father.
*How did you help in your home? Kept my room clean, helped my mother in the kitchen.