|Birth: ||May 27, 1925|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 1983|
Parents: Jim & Ida Pearl Marcum Jenkins
Wife: Rosalie Thomas mar: 2-14-1956
Aubrey attended McCarty school
and was promoted in 1941 from
McCarty school into Coalgate High
Aubrey left school early and went
into the Army in Oct 1943 and was
discharged in Feb 1946. He was with
the 56th Medical Depot Company,
Grade Tech 5.
Records show he was a shipping
clerk, dispatcher-driver, mail orderly
and that he served overseas in New
Caledonia, the Fiji Islands, New Guinea
and Luzon. He packed wooden boxes
with medical supplies and instruments
At some point after he returned
home from the military he and his family
came to Oklahoma City. He was a cab
driver for a short time before hiring on
as a Dispatcher for the Oklahoma City
Fire Department . Aubrey retired from
the Fire Department in 1973 and the
U.S. Postal Service where he was a
Rural Letter Carrier at Newalla, OK at
the time of his death.
Over the years he raised cattle and
was part owner in building two mobile
home parks in and near the Oklahoma
City area. The first one called Post 29
on the corner of SE 29th and Post Road
in far southeast OKC and the other was
Garden Oaks Mobile Home Park at S..
E. 74 and Santa Fe in Oklahoma City
where the Walmart Super Center now
sits. For more than 20 years he leased
160 acres from the State of Oklahoma
on the NW Corner of SE 89th and
Bryant in OKC where he kept his cattle
and farming equipment.
2:00 P.M. Tuesday September 20, 1983
JENKINS Aubrey, age 58, Moore OK, died Sept. 17, 1983, born May 27, 1925 at Colgate OK. Retired from the OKC Fire Dept. in 1973, was presently employed at the Newalla OK Post Office. He was a WWII veteran. Survived by his wife, Rosalie; 1 son, Randy of the home; 1 daughter, Angie Long of Moore; brother, Willard Jenkins of OKC; 3 sisters, Viola Roberts of Sulphur OK, Mabel Cooper of San Pablo CA, Faye Caple of Sible LA; 2 grandchildren. Services will be Tuesday, 2 pm at the Colonial Chapel of Vondel L. Smith & Sons Mortuary, burial in Resthaven Memory Gardens
JENKINS, Aubrey "Goob"
Born: May 27, 1925
in Coal County, OK
died September 17, 1983
in Oklahoma City, OK
in a tractor accident while raking hay.
Aubrey is the youngest of 8 children.
Parents: Jim and Ida Pearl Marcum JENKINS who are
buried in Coalgate Cemetery, Coal County Oklahoma
His brothers and sisters are buried in Coal Co, Murray Co,
Cleveland Co, OK, Louisiana & California
His grandparents Joseph J. & Minerva Davis Jenkins
are buried in Atoka Co, Wardville Cemetery
Other grandparents James A. & Mary Melissa Caudill Marcum
are buried in Bryan Co, OK - Gardner Cemetery
Gr-Grandparents Mahala Asher Marcum also buried in
Bryan Co-Gardner Cemetery
And Gr-Grandparents William Carroll & Mary Ann (Polly) Byler Davis and numerous other relatives are buried in Grayson Co. - Howe, TX at
He is survived by his wife and 2 children and one grandson
His death certificate lists his cause of death at age 58 as Traumatic asphyxia, pinned under tractor (driver) in a hay field near S. W. 119 & Walker in OKC, OK.
He was found by a friend. The family suspects that he may have had a heart attack before the tractor accident because it looked as though he was trying to make it back to his truck and my have lost consiousness and went over a drop off causing the tractor to turn over on top of him.
This was never confirmed
Resthaven Memory Gardens
NOTE: At the request of his Wife and Children, Aubrey is no longer in this cemetery, he was moved in 2008 to Coalgate Cemetery, Coal County, OK
Vondel L. Smith & Sons Mortuary
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Submitted By ©Angie Jenkins Long 2002
Jim Jenkins (1883 - 1957)
Ida Pearl Jenkins (1887 - 1971)
Rosalie Thomas Jenkins (1931 - 2014)*
Maudy Jenkins (1909 - 1910)*
Henry Jenkins (1911 - 1934)*
Mabel Jenkins Cooper (1913 - 2007)*
Willard J. Jenkins (1917 - 2001)*
Geneva Jenkins (1919 - 1934)*
Aubrey Clavis Jenkins (1925 - 1983)
Plot: Garden of the Prophets
Maintained by: Deborah ( Lamoni ) Jenk...
Originally Created by: Phil & Donna (Stricklan)...
Record added: May 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14360346