MT. JULIET – Funeral services have been scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, January 31 at the Corona First Baptist Church for Mr. Jenkins, 57, of Mt. Juliet. Retired from Ford Motor Company, "Johnny" died January 26, 2009.
The son of Mr. John Eddie Jenkins, Sr. and the late Willodean Jackson Jenkins, he was an honor graduate of Wilson County High School and attended Tennessee State University.
The family will receive friends 12 Noon Saturday at the church with services to follow. Eulogy by Dr. Bobby Sanders.
Survivors include: his father John Eddie (Correne) Jenkins, Sr.; siblings Alease (James) Batey of Hermitage, Preston (Tammy) Jenkins, Larry (Jamye) Jenkins and Harry Jenkins – all of Mt. Juliet; step-sister Lisa (Homer) Hogg.
Also surviving are aunts Lillian Dobson, Audrey (Johnny) Saddler, Alice Watkins and Elizabeth Cantrell, uncles Norman Jackson, Sr., Major L. Jackson and Lloyd Jenkins; and loved as an aunt Ester M. Hockett; 12 nieces, eight nephews and a host of other relations.
Arrangements by Saddler Funeral Home, Lebanon.