Let the memory of James be with us forever
  • 87 years old
  • Born on September 28, 1924 .
  • Passed away on January 2, 2012 .

Funeral services for Mr. Jenkins will be held Thursday, January 5, 2012, at 3:00 PM EST from the Church of Christ, Lanett, Alabama. James Terry Jenkins and Steve Jenkins will officiate. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Lanett.

The family will greet friends Thursday, from 1:00 PM EST until 3:00 PM EST at the Church of Christ, Lanett.

Mr. James M. “Jenks” Jenkins, Jr., 87 year old resident of Lanett, Alabama, died Monday, January 2, 2012, at the Bethany House in Auburn, Alabama.

Mr. Jenkins was born Sunday, September 28, 1924, in LaGrange, Georgia, the son of the late Ruby Lester and James M. Jenkins, Sr. He served in the U. S. Army during World War II reaching the rank of sergeant. Mr. Jenkins retired as Vice-President of Kleen-Tex in LaGrange, having worked in textiles his entire career. He was an active member of his church. Mr. Jenkins served as Elder at Park Avenue Church of Christ, LaGrange, before moving to Lanett.

Surviving Mr. Jenkins is his wife of 65 years, Sarah Siggers Jenkins of Lanett; his daughter: Pam (Ron) Estherly of Brentwood, Tennessee; his sons: James Terry (Freida) Jenkins of Auburn and Steve (Peggy) Jenkins of Lanett; his grandchildren: Amy Robinson, Chris Jenkins, Kim Cook, Maggie Jenkins, Alan Estherly and Sara Estherly; and his sister: Mary White of Marietta. He was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
Heartfelt thanks goes out to the Doctors and Nurses of Hospice of Alacare from the Jenkins family.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Bethany House, Auburn, Alabama.

Professional services provided by McCarthy Funeral Home Inc. in West Point Georgia. http://www.Mccarthyfuneralhomeinc.com

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