Mr. James Jenkins was born on January 3, 1942 to the late Jessie and Rosa Lee Jenkins. He departed this world on March 29, 2022.
James accepted Christ at an early age and became a member of the New Jerusalem Baptist Church in Adel, Georgia. He later joined New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Tampa, Florida. He was a retiree of Tampa Tribune after 15 years and the city of Tampa Water Department after 28 years. James was also a well-known DJ in the Tampa area.
He is preceded in death by his daughter Shemeka Jenkins, grandson Rylan Crawford, 6 brothers, MJ, WT, Leroy, Napoleon, Jack and Billy Mose; 4 sisters, Rosa Mae Perry, Fannie Lou Covington, Emma Hall, and Lavern Covington.
James leaves to mourn and cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 43 years, Mrs. Pree Etta Jenkins; 3 daughters, Endella (Stacy) Jenkins, Ariel Jenkins, and Avassar Jenkins all of Tampa; 2 sisters, Mary Gammage of Tifton Georgia, and Martha (Samuel) Wilson of Sparks, Georgia; and a host of nephews, nieces, and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Harmon Funeral Home, Tampa, FL.
Mary Gammage, Martha Wilson, and the family of James Jenkins extends heartfelt thanks for all of the acts of kindness shown during our bereavement period.