Mar. 13, 2008 Baltimore Baltimore City Maryland, USA
John Willie Jenkins was born on November 18,1931 in Forkland,Alabama to John and Carrie Jenkins he departed this life after a lengthy illness on March 13,2008.John left Alabama after marrying his teenage sweetheart Virginia in June 1951 seeking a better life for his family and job opportunity he came to Baltimore,Maryland in 1952 he served in the army for two yr and was employed at Bethlehem Steel corp for 42 yrs until his retirement. Spiritual enlightement entered Johns life and he became dedicated and baptized as one of Jehovah's Wittnesses in 1985 He served faithfull in the Ednor Gardens and Northwood congregation He became a Ministerial Servant at the Northwood congregation.Brother Jenkins accepted and performed his spiritual duties which included overseeing the literature counter and attendance until his illness incapacitated him from doing so.Brother Jenkins was known for being one of the first to arrive at the Kingdom Hall,seeing that everything was prepared for the friends arrival.John leaves to mourn his wife of more than 56 yrs Virginia his eight children John Jr(Geraldine) Ronald,Ray (Rhonda)Virinia,Stephon,Sandra,Michael(Andrea)Jenkins of Baltimore MD,Lori (Lovie) Millsap of Cornelia,GA thirteen grandchildren four great grandchildren four brothers George,Charlie(Ann) Walter (Bernice)of Baltimore,Md and James of Tuscaloosa,Al.and one sister Carrie of Tuscaloosa Al. and a host of other relatives and friends.