Lillian May Jenkins Gorman

Lillian May Jenkins Gorman

Age 98, Shenandoah, Va.

Lillian May Jenkins Gorman, 98, of Shenandoah, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at Page Memorial Hospital.

She was born on March 17, 1924, in Stanley and was a daughter of the late Ernest Jenkins and Florence E. Decker Jenkins. 

Lillian owned and operated the Hawksbill Diner for 10 years. She was a member of the Bethlehem Independent Christian Church. 

On Nov. 26, 1948, she married James Arthur Gorman, who died on June 24, 1983. 

She is survived by a daughter, Wanda Sue Lucas of Shenandoah; a son, James Edward Gorman of Stanley; four granddaughters, Karen Hensley, Michele Mines, Wendy Williams and Ashley Showalter; and four great-grandsons, Tyler Davis, Logan Gorman, Jacob Williams and Brantley Showalter. She was preceded in death by six brothers, Melvin, Nelson, Rufus, Willard, Carson and Lonzie Jenkins; and a sister, Alice Breeden. 

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15, at the Bethlehem Christian Church in Stanley.

Arrangements are being handled by The Bradley Funeral Home in Luray, Va.

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