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Jerry Jenkins

February 29, 1932 — February 28, 2022

Jerry Jenkins

Thomas Jerry Jenkins, age 90 of Young Harris, Georgia passed away after a brief illness on February 28, 2022. Jerry was born to the late Mr. and Mrs Thomas Judson and Bonnie (Colwell) Jenkins in Young Harris, Georgia on February, 29, 1932. He was a member of Old Union Baptist Church, formerly a member of the Lions Club and had over a 30 year career at Blue Ridge Mountain EMC. He was married to Mrs. Betty (Bryson) for 69 years before her passing in 2020. Jerry loved to travel, he visited 49 states and 7 Canadian provinces. He was an outdoors person, loved to camp and could grow any plant. He and Betty made every home Basketball game at Young Harris College and had hopes to have attended the last basketball game last week. He was devoted to his wife and children, tender hearted and loved talking about the old days leaving his children and grandchildren with many memories. 

He is preceded in death by his wife Betty; parents Thomas and Bonnie Jenkins and brothers-in-law Edwin Berrong, Harold Harmon and Bill Kimsey. He is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Tommy and Vicki Jenkins, Tracy and Ingrid; daughter and sons-in-law Tammy and Gene Coker; sisters Manita Berrong, Jimmye Farmer and Joyce Kimsey. He also leaves behind a number of extended family members and friends. 
 
Visitation: Thursday, March 3, 2022 from 12:00-2:00PM at Old Union Baptist Church. 
Service: Thursday, March 3, 2022 at 2:00 at Old Union Baptist Church with Rev. Ricky Rogers and Rev Jackie Sellers officiating. 
Pallbearers Dustin and Ethan Burch, Gary Berrong, Gene Coker, Eddie and Luka Rushton. 
 
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Thursday, March 3, 2022

12:00 - 2:00pm

Old Union Baptist Church

Young Harris, GA

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Thursday, March 3, 2022

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Old Union Baptist Church

Young Harris, GA

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Burial

Old Union Cemetery

Young Harris, GA

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