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James Everette Jenkins, Sr.

August 8, 1924 September 3, 2019
James Everette Jenkins, Sr.
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Obituary for James Everette Jenkins, Sr.

Gastonia, NC

James Everette "Jim" Jenkins, Sr. 95, passed away September 3, 2019. He was the son of the late Miller Blaine and Clevie Helms Jenkins.

Mr. Jenkins was a long-time member of Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church. James was a dairy farmer for over 50 years and a milkman. After he retired from the dairy business, he worked at Western Auto Warehouse and took care of his rental property. Jim loved to quail hunt and work with his hunting dogs in his spare time. He was also an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves and he enjoyed working in his garden.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Jenkins was preceded in death by his loving wife of 68 years, Ada Mae Bradley Jenkins, son, Kerry B. Jenkins and eleven brothers and sisters.

Survivors of Mr. Jenkins include his children, Karen Jenkins Phillips, James "Jamie" Jenkins, Jr. (Deanna),"Ronnie" B. Jenkins (Sandra), daughter-in-law, DeAnne Jenkins and sister-in-law, Murriel Jenkins, five grandchildren, Lisa Parlier, Jodi Scates, Brandy Moseley, Lindsey Calhoun and Justin Jenkins; eight great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.


The family will receive friends from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, September 7th at Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church, Gastonia, NC. A celebration of life service will follow at 1:00 pm. Interment will be immediately following at Westview Gardens Cemetery, Bessemer City, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church and Gaston Hospice.

Condolence messages may be sent online at www.mcleanfuneral.com.

McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Jenkins family.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

7

Sep

11:30 AM 9/7/2019 11:30:00 AM - 1:00 PM 9/7/2019 1:00:00 PM
Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church

1425 W. Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28052

Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church
1425 W. Franklin Blvd. Gastonia 28052 NC
United States

Service

Saturday

7

Sep

1:00 PM 9/7/2019 1:00:00 PM
Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church

1425 W. Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28052

Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church
1425 W. Franklin Blvd. Gastonia 28052 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Westview Gardens Final Resting Place

1123 Edgewood Road
Bessemer City, NC 28016

1123 Edgewood Road Bessemer City 28016 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gaston Hospice

PO Box 3984
Gastonia, NC 28054

Bradley Memorial United Methodist Church

1425 W. Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28052
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