Funeral services for Mr. Vollner Earl Jenkins, 91, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 10 A.M. on Friday, August 11,
2017, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 1 P.M. - 8
P.M., and Friday from 8 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at the Mabry
Health Care Center in Gainesboro, TN.
He was born December 6, 1925, in Jackson County, TN, to
the late Raymond and Avo Jenkins. He was a steel worker and
carpenter. He was a member of the Richmond Chapel Church
of Christ. He loved mowing the yard.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his
Wives: Aline Stafford Jenkins and Christine Davis Jenkins;
1 Son: Bobby Jenkins; 1 Brother: Bill Jenkins; 2 Sisters:
Pauline Kernell and Bonnie Huffines; and 1 Grandson: Jason
Survivors include 1 Son: Jackie (Darlene) Jenkins of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Daughters: Betty Jenkins of Gainesboro, TN
and Joan (Tim) Canter of Lafayette, TN; 4 Grandchildren:
Robert Brazle, Jackie Jenkins, Jr., Dustin Jenkins, and Jessica
Canter; and 7 Great-Grandchildren: Jason, Brooklyn, and
Sophia Brazle; Gavin and Mallory Jenkins; and Aden and
Memorial donations may be made to Center for Courageous
Kids or the American Cancer Society by contacting the funeral
Bro. Sam Mainord will officiate at the service.
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