George Robert Jenkins

Published 9:27 am Tuesday, March 15, 2011

AHOSKIE – George Robert Jenkins, age 82 of Ahoskie, died Sunday, March 13, 2011 at Pinewood Manor Nursing Home.

George was born December 6, 1928 in Hertford County to the late Carrie Earley Jenkins and James Pettie Jenkins and was the husband of the late Helen Ward Jenkins

George was a US Army Korean War veteran he also worked for the N.C. Department of Transportation for highway maintenance. He was a member of Center Grove Baptist Church.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday March 15, 2011 at Ahoskie Cemetery. Rev. Robert May will officiate.

Left to cherish his memory is a step-daughter, Alice Skinner and husband, Jerry, of Aulander; grandchildren, Judy Boseman and husband, Wayne, of Macclesfield, and Jeff Matthews and wife, Heather, of Ahoskie; and great grandchildren, Daniel Boseman, Kayla Boseman and Katie Matthews.

He was preceded in death by a great grandson, Clint Boseman.

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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie is serving the Jenkins family.