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Obituaries For Obituries For Saturday March 30, 2013
Updated May 4, 2013 6:51 PM
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The following obituaries were received for Saturday -

John Dale Jenkins - Mitchell

John Dale Jenkins, 73, passed away at 5:37 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Garden Villa in Bedford.

Born March 1, 1940, in Bedford, he was the son of Daniel and Norma (Reynolds) Jenkins.

He retired from General Motors and was a member of UAW Local 440. John served in the U. S. Navy and was a member of the American Legion Gillen Post No. 33, Bedford Elks Lodge No. 826, Order of the Eagles in Zephyrhills, Florida, and a lifetime member of the Bedford Boat and Sportsman Club.

Survivors include finacee, Susan Curren, Mitchell; children, Jill and husband Greg Kreiger, Pinellas Park, Florida, Jonetta and husband Scott Emmons, Bedford, Jeff Jenkins and wife Kim, Delphi, Jona Jenkins, Louisville, Kentucky; 8 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; sisters, Carol Miller, Oolitic, Kay Tarr, Bedford; brothers, Jim Jenkins, Bedford, Mike Jenkins, Bedford

His parents and infant sister preceded him in death.

Friends may call from 4 pm to 7 pm Monday and from 9:30 am until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Funeral service will be at 10:30 am Tuesday, April 2, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Millard Jones officiating. Burial will be in Patton Hill Cemetery.

Casketbearers: Eric Lyons, Ryan Emmons, J. D. Bugh, Don Hudson, Jerry Jackson, and Wayne Umphress.

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