Hello and thank you for even venturing to this page. For any of you who knows our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, wife and sister Shirley Jenks, you already know how loving and caring this young woman is. She is such a strong foundation in our family and always has been this to us. Unfortunately life happened on the morning of 8/9/17 and my grandmother Shirley had a stroke that has severly debilitated the entire right side of her body that she will have to work ferociously to regain strength and balance in her right side. For anyone that has had to endure physical therapy from a significant debilitation, it is one of the toughest and most challenging things not just physically but mentally that one can endure.
She has put so much time, effort and most importantly love into our family for her entire existence it has been such a blessing to us to have her in our lives. During such a trying time the last thing anyone wants to have to worry about is expenses and the stress that such an issue can cause. Shirley has willingly housed many of her children and grandchildren, siblings and more for years long after ages that should be necesary and she has never asked for anything in return for such generosity. She has such a beautiful faith in God and has worked endless hours volunteering not only for family but for anyone that has ever been in need.
She has medicare currently and her responsibility of the bill will be 20% of all expenses charged and although the initial sum that is our goal to raise is set we are really unsure what the true cost will be so any donation is greatly appreciated and your generosity will not be forgotten. She is spending over 4-6 days in an acute hospital and will be going to physical rehab as planned now for 7-14 days depending on her rate of recovery. Not including if there will be any necessary expenses to have a home health nurse assist us at home.
It is such a terrible event but such a blessing to have the love and support surrounding us in such a stressful time when we need to continue to try and keep this as stress-free as possible at least for Shirley to not exacerbate her condition. Even the smallest contribution will be welcomed and such an enormous help.
God bless and much LOVE from our family to yours.
- Terry Hennessy
- kelly rauch
- Loretta Holtz