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Ray Jenkins

January 18, 1956 — January 24, 2021

Oakland, Tennessee

Ray Jenkins, age 65, resident of Oakland, Tennessee and husband of Sherry Jenkins, departed this life Sunday afternoon, January 24, 2021 at Methodist LeBonheur Hospital in Germantown, Tennessee.

Ray was born January 18, 1956 in Somerville, Tennessee, the son of Calvin Eugene Jenkins and the late Opal Mae Campbell Jenkins. He received his education in Fayette County, Tennessee and was employed as a mechanic at Federal Express. Ray had been a life-long resident of Fayette County and was raised a member of Church of Christ. He enjoyed being outdoors, cutting grass whether it was needed or not, hunting, fishing, riding the side by side and being with his grandbabies.

Mr. Jenkins is survived by his wife of almost 32 years, Sherry Jenkins of Oakland, TN;  his son, Jacob Jenkins (Trinity) of Oakland, TN; his father, Calvin Eugene Jenkins, of Oakland, TN; his sister, Carol Mitchell (Michael) of Oakland, TN; his brother, Charles Jenkins (Paula) of Oakland, TN; and his two grandchildren, Rylie and Jake In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his sister, Anita Hampton.

Graveside services for Mr. Jenkins were held at 12 noon Friday, January 29, 2021 at the Fayette County Memorial Park Cemetery on Highway 64. The officiating minister was Bro. Don Green and remarks were given by Jerry Stice.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Joshua Beavers, Jarrett Burrows, Gregory White, Devin White, Clayton Canady and Kaleb Ferrell. Honorary pallbearers were Timmy Riley and Jason Hampton.

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Friday, January 29, 2021

10:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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