Originally created 08/11/00

Mr. Bobby Jenkins



SANDERSVILLE, Ga. - Mr. Bobby Loren Jenkins, 63, of Linton Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2000, at University Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Sisters Baptist Church with the Revs. J. Emory Lindsey, Ray Jenkins and Keith Yelverton officiating. Burial will be in Brownwood Cemetery.

Mr. Jenkins, a native of Emanuel County, had retired from Thiele Kaolin Co. He was a Coast Guard and member of the Georgia National Coast Guard. He was a former member of Washington County Civitian Club and Kiwanis Club and was a member of Georgia Cattlemans Association and Ridgeland Heights Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon chairman, Sunday school superintendent, choir member, trustee and brotherhood member.

Survivors include his wife, Gwen M. Jenkins; three sons, Bill Jenkins and Terrie Jenkins, both of Sandersville, and Bruce Jenkins, Daytona Beach, Fla., a daughter, Barbara Jones, Cumming; two sisters, Martha Banner, Lawrenceville, and Betty Jo Martin, Lilburn; and five grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Lyman Yates, George Garbutt, Harold Channell, Clayton Sheppard, Frank Moye, Henry Bussell, Malcolm Sheppard and Bill Murphy.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of Wendy's breakfast club.

Memorials may be made to Sunshine House.

Friends may call at the residence.

May & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.