Mr. Johnny Franklin Jenkins, 79, of Trion and formerly of Dalton, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Floyd Medical Center.
Mr. Jenkins was born in Monroe County, Tenn., on Nov. 4, 1937, son of the late Leslie Marsellus Jenkins and Ella Carolyn Van Winkle Jenkins. He was a member of the Harvest Worship Center in Trion, was retired from Brown Printing and was an avid and talented stringed instrument musician. In addition to his parents, Mr. Jenkins was preceded in death by infant twins, Terry and Perry Jenkins; brother, Robert James Jenkins; and sister, Lula Mae Reed.
Mr. Jenkins is survived by his wife, Betty Jenkins; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Stephanie Jenkins and Gary and Anne Jenkins; daughter and son-in-law, Teresa and Mike Rankin; grandchildren, Mason Jenkins, Madicyn Morrisette; Ashley Rankin and Jacob Rankin; two great-grandchildren, Kinsley Rankin and Alyssa Rankin; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Services for Mr. Jenkins are today at 6 p.m. in the Petitt Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Bishop Phil Minter officiating. Private interment will be in Whitfield Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Jenkins will remain at the Coffman Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends Wednesday afternoon from 3 p.m. until the funeral hour.
Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel, Summerville, is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Johnny Franklin Jenkins. Visit www.coffmanfh.net to sign the online guestbook and to post condolences.
Published on May 30, 2017