John Jenkins

Obituary of John Henry Jenkins

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Mr. John Henry Jenkins, age 73, of Jackson, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023.


John was born on Friday, July 15, 1949, in Moultrie, Georgia to the late Jeff David Jenkins and the late Ella Gravely Jenkins. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by 6 sisters and 4 brothers. John was of Baptist faith and never met a stranger. He went to the donut shop every day and enjoyed fishing and playing Keno and scratch off lottery tickets. The most important thing to him was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.


John is survived by his children, Lisa Hand, Rebecca and Casey Kirby, Charles and Maria Jenkins; 7 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; brother, George Jenkins; sister, Louise Martin; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


A funeral service for Mr. John Jenkins will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at the Sherrell Memorial Chapel at 2:00 P.M. with Mr. Rudy Mangham officiating. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday evening from 6:00 P.M until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.


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Sherrell-Westbury Funeral Home, 212 E. College Street, Jackson, GA, is serving the Jenkins family.

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Sherrell-Westbury Funeral Home
212 East College Street
Jackson, Georgia, United States

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Sunday, January 29, 2023
Sherrell Memorial Chapel
212 E. College St.
Jackson, Georgia, United States
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