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William M. Jenkins

June 30, 1928 — April 9, 2015

William M. Jenkins, 86, passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at an Etowah healthcare facility. He was an avid gardener and quickly won the hearts of everyone that was around him. He loved life and to make people happy. He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Annie Mae Poteet Jenkins; wife, Ivy Lowe Jenkins; grandson, Todd Meres; brother, H. B. Jenkins; sisters, Julie Perian, Ellen Perian, Carrie Bates and Ada Lawson. He is survived by his children Audrey (Benny) Stewart and Eddy Jenkins; two loving granddaughters, Chasity Jenkins and Ashley (Nic) Talley; great granddaughter, Jacey Talley. Several nieces and nephews and a host of friends also survive. Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Ray Swallows and Jerry Walden officiating. Interment will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, April 12, 2015 in Delano Cemetery. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service. The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, 2015 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Jenkins family guestbook at
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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Starts at 8:00 am (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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