James Colin Jenkins

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James Colin Jenkins, 63, of Bear Cove Circle, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 18, 2016. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Robert Glenn and Delthia Lequire Jenkins. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by a sister Gerene Messer.

He was a member of Franklin Grove Baptist Church. Colin was a Jouneyman Diesel Mechanic with Continental Trail Ways in Charlotte, NC for 12 years, and then worked for the Swain County School system as a Transportation Supervisor until his retirement in 2013.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Dorothy J. Posey; one son Plato Lee Posey and wife Kathryn of Bryson City; two beloved grandchildren, Michelle Lee Posey, and James Colin Posey both of Bryson City; one sister, Gwen Sanders of Sylva; one brother, Kyle Jenkins and wife Christy of Urbanna, VA, and numerus nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services were held 3:00 PM Sunday at Crisp Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Eddie Deitz officiated with burial in Breedlove Cemetery.

The family received friends from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM Sunday at the Funeral Home.

Pallbearers were Eddie Stockton, Bobby Childers, Bob Marr, Ronnie Douthit, Randall Sheffield, Rick Pruitt, Archie Watkins, and Cam Carson.

Smoky Mountain Times

Mailing Address:
PO Box 730
1 River Street
Bryson City, NC 28713 
Phone: 828-488-2189
Fax: 828-488-0315