George W. Jenkins
December 10, 1935 - April 19, 2018
GEORGE W. JENKINS, AGE 82 and a resident of Franklinton died Thursday afternoon April 19, 2018 at his home. He was a member of Lawrence Creek Missionary Baptist Church and a successful dairyman for over 35 years. George was a member of the Louisiana Cattleman’s Association and often traveled to meetings and events. He loved hunting and fishing and spending time at his camp on the Bogue Chitto River. George had a great sense of humor and he liked playing tricks and joking with his family, whom he loved dearly.
Survived by: Wife of 58 years: Luvenia Crain Jenkins of Franklinton; Son and Daughter in law: Steve and Joanna Jenkins of Franklinton; 3 Daughters and Sons in law: Linda Gayle Jenkins Billey and Duane Billey of Franklinton, Lisa and Darryl Guillory of Liberty, MS, Jill and John Cooper of Franklinton; 10 Grandchildren: Jonna Jenkins, Rachel Jenkins, David “Hammer” Jenkins, Lee Risner, Jeremy Corkern, Chevis Corkern and fiancé Summer Knight, Candace and Chris Hardy, Shea Blackwell and Amanda Sammons, Drake Cooper, Angel Cooper; 7 Great-grandchildren: Jonah Hazelwood, Ashlyn Corkern, Riley Corkern, Christopher Hardy, Hunter Hardy, Justin Hardy, Paisley Fullerton; 3 Brothers and Sisters in law: Wayne and Jaimee Jenkins, Everett Jenkins of Franklinton, Victor and Claudia Jenkins of Covington; Also numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Willis Jenkins and Sweetie Magee Jenkins and a brother Vernon Jenkins.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Monday April 23rd from 10 am until 12 pm. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home chapel at 12 pm Monday with Eld. Duane Ball and Eld. James McCraney officiating. Burial will follow in the Magee Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Landers Spears, Steven Schillings, Scott Magee, Johnny Tarver, Bobby Whaley, Jessie Knight
Honorary Pallbearers are Larue Martin, Charles Brumfield, Alton Bankston, Roy Magee