Thomas Graham, “T.J.” Jenkins, Jr., 50, of Chappells, widower of Josephine Taylor Jenkins, died Tuesday, February 22, 2011, at his residence.
Born on November 19, 1960, in Newberry, he was a son of Ida Mae Robbs Jenkins and the late Thomas Graham Jenkins, Sr. He was a long time employee of Mt. Bethel Garmany Logging and a member of the Chappells Fire and Rescue.
Mr. Jenkins is survived in addition to his mother by sons, James Jenkins, Jack Edgins, Jr. and William Newman, Jr.; a daughter, Billie Jo Edgins; sisters, Audrey (Manford) Gilbert, Bonnie (Roger) Ray, Janet (Jim) Neeson, Joyce Lance, Carol Jenkins and Linda Taylor; a brother, Johnny (Fonda) Jenkins; grandchildren, Hollie Smith, Billy Jack Edgins, Kristen Edgins, Eliza Edgins and Aiden Jenkins; five great-grandchildren; 12 nieces including a special niece, Margaret Jenkins and 4 nephews. He was predeceased by a niece, Linda Nelson.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011, at Chappells Fire Department. Memorials may be made to the Chappells Fire Departement.
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