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John Albert Jenkins

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Memorial services for John Albert Jenkins, 70, of Yantis will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12,  at Murray- Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ed Adair officiating. 

No formal visitation is planned.

John Jenkins died Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Dallas.

He was born on Aug. 23, 1943, in Everett, Mich., the son of Neil and Georganne Sims Jenkins. 

He married Carol Hyatt in New Braunfels on Nov. 8, 1980. She survives.

He was a peace officer and served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. 

The Hopkins County Military Coalition will conduct the military honors.

Other survivors include son David Jenkins of Midland, Mich.; stepdaughters Kathryn Burnett and husband, Billy, of Yantis and Karen Wyman and husband, Chris, of Tyler; stepson Kerry Ramsey of Emory; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Neil Jenkins Jr. and Gordan Jenkins; and two sisters, Marie McCarty and Betty J. Jines.

Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

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