Rufus Broaddus Jenkins, 88, of Stanley, died on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008.
He was born on Feb. 20, 1919, in Stanley and was a son of the late Ernest Lee and Florence Elizabeth Decker Jenkins.
He was an Army veteran of World War II.
On Dec. 23, 1946, he married the former Iva Lorraine Knight who died on Jan. 6, 2008.
He is survived by two sisters, Lillian Gorman and Alice V. Breeden, both of Stanley and a caregiver, Donna Davis of Stanley. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Florence Dale Jenkins and four brothers, Carson Lee, Lonzie Wilson, Nelson Lee and Williard Douglas Jenkins.
Burial in the Bethlehem Cemetery in Stanley with military honors by the VFW Comer-Jones Post 621.
Iva Lorraine Knight Jenkins
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