Obituary of M.H. "Pete" Jenkins
Funeral services for M.H. “Pete” Jenkins, age 87 of Grayson, will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 1, 2018 from the chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia with Bro. Dean Love officiating. Interment will follow at Welcome Home Cemetery in Grayson. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 pm until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Pete was born on June 9, 1931 to the union of Henry and Lilly Belle Jenkins in Lancing County, Arkansas and he passed from this life on August 29, 2018 at his residence in Grayson.
He was retired from Texas Gas after 43 years of work. He served his country in the Army having served in the Korean War. He was a strong person and his family couldn’t have made it without him. He loved to garden and enjoyed woodworking. He was preceded in death by his wife: Patricia Ann Jenkins; daughter: Mary Beth Jenkins; his parents; siblings: Jerry Jenkins, Marion Jenkins, and Dorothy Arnold.
He is survived by his children: Malcolm Jenkins, Allan Jenkins and his wife Joyce, David Jenkins and his wife Gayle, and Carole Lafferty and her husband Charles; siblings: Jimmy Jenkins, Sue Timbes, Joyce Simoneaux, and Caroline Winter; grandchildren: Matisha McCarthy, Leah Temple, Gavin Jenkins, Derrick Lafferty, and Kayla May; great-grandchildren: Layton Adams, Jayden Jenkins, Guiliana Jenkins, Vincent Jenkins, Nolan May, and Kyndell Taylor.
Pallbearers will be Gavin Jenkins, Derrick Lafferty, Nicky Gilmore, Layton Adams, Jayden Jenkins, and Cameron May.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Vincent Jenkins and Nolan May.