Mr. Elmer Alton Jenkins (E A) age 84 passed away October 16, 2019
He was born August 1, 1935 to the late William Glenn Jenkins and Eliza Jane McClean Jenkins.
He was predeceased by his daughter Linda Ann Jenkins Locklair Hall, Brothers Jerry Danny Jenkins, William Glen Jenkins Jr. and Tom Jenkins.
He leaves behind his wife of 63 years Jessie Jones Jenkins, Son David Alan Jenkins and wife Terry, Grand Children, Sharon Swanton (Steven), Daniel Locklair (Roxanne), Lacey Devine (Jason), Dustin Jenkins (Brittany), Great Grand Children, Jessalyn, Adam and Cody Swanton- Cassie, Timmy and Danielle Locklair- Brystal, Jakob, and Camden Devine – Everly and Willow Jenkins – Sister Maryann McGinnis and numerous nieces and nephews.
After devoting 45 years to Phillips 66 Paw Creek Terminal, he retired to enjoy working in his garden, woodshop and spending time with family and friends. He was always ready to help anyone in need.
A service to celebrate his life was held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 22, 2019 in the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly.
The family greeted guests from 5:00 until 7:00 prior to the service at the funeral home.
A graveside service was held Wednesday, October 23 at 1:00 p.m. at Swain Memorial Park in Bryson City.
Online condolences may be left at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.