Mervin G. Jenkins
Augusta, GA – Mervin Gillis Jenkins, 83, husband of Gloria Ellison Jenkins, entered into rest Friday, September 2, 2022.
Mr. Jenkins, son of the late Gillis and Mary Sikes Jenkins was born in Sardis, GA, He was a member of Fleming Baptist Church where he was an active member of the Messenger Sunday School and served on several committees. He retired from Federal Paper Board after 34 years. He began his Photography Career while serving in the US Army and was a photographer for more than 40 years.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Lynette Hill Jenkins; his daughter, Sharon Harville, his son-in-law, Lee Harville, his brothers, Marvin and Mickey Jenkins, and his stepdaughter, Bonnie Lynne Jenkins Johnson.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son Jamey Jenkins (April) of Charlotte, NC; his grandchildren, Lindsey Harville, Kaleigh Jenkins, Kloe Jenkins, and Kieran Jenkins, his stepchildren Wanda Jenkins Rhinesmith,
Grovetown, GA, Jeanne Jenkins Corley (Sam) Appling GA, and Carmon Jenkins Herring (Marty) Fleming Island, FL and numerous step-grandchildren; and great step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Charlie Lewis, Larry Hutchens, Larry Sconyers, John Hitchcock, Ritchie Day, Clyde Ryals, Gene Dalton, Richard Sherrod and Andy Gay, Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Messengers Sunday School Class and the Christian Motorcycle Association.
Officiating will be Rev. Pat Latta, Rev. Billy Atkins and Rev. Bert Hickman.
Funeral services will be held at Fleming Baptist Church, Peach Orchard Rd, Augusta, GA on Monday, September 12, 2022, at 11:00 AM. The family will receive friends from 10:00 o’clock until time of service.
Memorial Contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to the Christian Motorcycle Association. Chapter #592, PO Box 9, Hatfield, AR 71945.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill RD, Augusta, GA 30906.