MELVIN JENKINS
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          Melvin Jenkins, 66, of Marion, died at 7:10 p. m. Monday at Marion General Hospital.
          He was a construction laborer and was born May 6, 1918 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.
          Survivors include his wife Eartha Montgomery Jenkins; a son David of Marion; three daughters Mrs. Franklin (Laura) Beller and Mrs. Nancy DeMott, both of Marion, and Mrs. Johnie (Sue) Fletcher of Sidney; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
     Also surviving are four brothers, Henry of Sidney, Harlen and Ham of Beaver, and Noah of Piketon.
     Preceding Jenkins in death are his parents, a daughter and two brothers.
     He was a member of the Givens United Baptist Church.
     The funeral was 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Morganfork United Baptist Church with Brothers Robert Blanton, Holly Jenkins and Fred Tackett officiating.
     Burial will be in Jenkins Family Cemetery.


Waverly News Watchman
June 1984

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