Washington's Funeral Home Chapel 405 Elm Street West Hampton, South Carolina 29924
Funeral Service: Saint Annie New Church of Christ
166 Jumper Street
Varnville, South Carolina 29944
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 1:00 Post Meridian
Committal, Prayer & Interment
New Hope Church Cemetery
Two Sisters Ferry Road
Varnville, South Carolina 29944
Bishop Herbert Alston, Pastor & Officiate
Bishop Dr. Andrew Mole, Eulogist
“For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand.I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith: Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only,but unto all them also that love his appearing.” II Timothy 4:6-8;
Deacon Melvin Jenkins, Sr. was born in Varnville, South Carolina on November 25, 1942 to the late Mr. Gettie Jenkins, Sr. and Mrs. Lottie Bell Morris Jenkins. He departed this life on Friday, February 09, 2018 at his residence in Varnville, South Carolina.
Deacon Jenkins was educated in the Hampton County Public School System.
He was a member of Saint Annie New Church of Christ, Varnville, South Carolina where he served the body of Christ as a church Deacon.
Deacon Jenkins was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Mary Marie Jenkins; Two brothers; and One sister.
To forever cherish his memories are his two devoted daughters: Mrs. Clarissa Geddis (Willard) of Hampton, South Carolina and Mrs. Kimberly Williams (Deondra) of Kingsland, Georgia; (1) Devoted son, Mr. Alvin Jenkins, Jr. (Daphne) of Seattle, Washington; (9) Grandchildren: Alyssia Williams, Deondre Williams, Jazmine Williams, Kaniya Coleman, Kayla Jenkins, Kingston Geddis, Daisha Wright, Morgan Bester, and Shanice Cordel; (2) Loving adopted daughters: Evangelist Tonya McQuire of Beaufort, South Carolina and Ms. Crystal Collins of Varnville, South Carolina; A beloved brother, Minister Jay Lee Jenkins of Varnville, South Carolina; Devoted nieces: Mrs. Barbara Gilbert, Mrs. Joanne Green (Terrance), Ms. Allean Collins, Mrs. Deloris Collins, Ms. Millie Collins, and Ms. Fredrica Dunbar, all of Varnville, South Carolina; Devoted nephews: Mr. Daniel Collins, Mr. Charles Cohen, Mr. Charlie Cohen, and Mr. Ricky Collins, all of Varnville, South Carolina; Pop pop’s extended children: Mr. Clarence Harris (Ajetta), Mr. Kenneth Harris, Mr. Daryl Harris, and Ms. Erica Warren, all of Varnville, South Carolina, Mrs. Bessie Morris and Mr. David Green (Patricia), all of Allendale, South Carolina;
Beloved extended family: Mrs. Helen Cook, Mr. Greg Cook (Lynn), Mr. Todd Cook (Lynn), Mrs. Tracey Wall (Jason), and Ms. Rebecca Cook; His god-children: Mr. Alexander Campbell (Tasha), Mr. Kevin Grant (Nicole), and Mrs. Tina Crittington (Eugene); A host of grand nieces, grand nephews; other relatives and loving friends (which includes a special friend, Mr. Willie “Tick” Behlin)
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