Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

May 17, 2013

Deanie Jenkins

Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Deanie Jenkins, age 57, of Jacksonville are scheduled for Fri., May 17 at 2 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Rev. David Butler officiating.

Burial will be at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Maydelle.

Mr. Jenkins passed away on May 14, 2013 in Tyler.

He was born Oct. 5, 1955 in Rusk.

Mr. Jenkins graduated valedictorian of the class of 1973 at Maydelle High School.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents; step father, Charles Fowler and former wife, Toni Higbee Jenkins.

Survivors include his mother, Ruth Fowler of Jacksonville; father, Dean Jenkins and wife Carol of Jacksonville; son, Chris Jenkins and wife Jessica of Jacksonville; sister, Necie Hawkins and husband Allan of Jacksonville; a grandson, Connor Jenkins; step brothers, Darryl Martin of Jacksonville and Jimmy Martin of Maydelle; step sister, Kristi Reep of Jacksonville; special friends Chuck Wyatt, Scott McElfresh, Willie Gray, Billy Ray Goff, Joe Paul Miles, Ali McAfee, and Darryl Martin; including a niece, Layne Hawkins; and nephews, Kalen Tyler, Jon Tyler, and Clint Hawkins.

Pallbearers will be Chuck Wyatt, Jon Tyler, Kalen Tyler, Joe Paul Miles, Clint Hawkins, Scott McElfresh, and Triston Wishart.

Visitation will be held on Thurs., May 16, from 5-7 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.