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Tossie Edward Jenkins
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1914
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 29, 1991
North Carolina, USA

Mr. Tossie Edward Jenkins was a son of the late Cornelius Young and Addie Bristol Jenkins. He married the former Miss Lessie Fullwood.

It has to be said of Mr. Tossie Jenkins that he left the world a better place for his having been here. He was employed by the North Carolina School for the Deaf for 19 1/2 years. He was active in his church, Mount Zion Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and a member of the Senior Choir. He was a member of the NAACP, a former member of the Burke County Prayer Band, a former employee of Blue Ridge Community Action, and a member of the Democratic Party.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Alice Faye Jenkins; brothers George, James, and John Jenkins; and by one sister, Mary Lou Wilson.

In addition to his wife, he was survived by three sons, four daughters, a brother, Lewis, and two sisters. He was also survived by 17 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, and 4 great-great grandchildren. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Lessie Fullwood Jenkins (1913 - 1994)*
 
 Children:
  Alice Fay Jenkins (1944 - 1945)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Avery Fullwood Cemetery
Amherst
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Row 2
 
Created by: Armantia
Record added: Aug 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75717668
 


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