December 23, 1947 - March 22, 2020
Harris W. Jenkins, Sr., 72 years old, died March 22, 2020 at Norton Audubon Hospital after a battle with heart failure. He was born in Pulaski, Tennessee, the son of William Jenkins, Sr. and Gertrude Marks Jenkins. After graduating from Giles County High, Harris joined the Army in which he served two years in Vietnam where he received a Purple Heart during his service. He attended the Performing Arts College in Pulaski Tn. After two previous marriages, Harris and current wife Evelyn have been blessed to have been together for 35 years. They reside in Louisville Ky. Harris worked various jobs over the years but retired from International Harvester where he worked at the Louisville and Indianapolis plants retiring after 30 years. His last position held was in quality control. He was a member of the American Legion, Post 0200. He also was a member of Club Hot Men’s social club. Harris loved to travel, fish, dance and show his classic 55 Buick. In addition to his mother, Gertrude Jenkins (who died during childbirth), grandparents, Skylar and Anna Belle Jenkins and his aunt, Georgia Mayfield who raised him, he was predeceased in death by several aunts, uncles and cousins. Survivors include his devoted wife, Evelyn; son, Harris Jenkins, Jr. (Alondra), Louisville Ky.; daughters, Kellee Cyprian, Louisville Ky., Kasey Brown (Joseph), Clarksville, Indiana, Alysha Jenkins, Belleville, Illinois; nine grandchildren, Isaiah Jenkins, Jeremiah Jenkins, Kennedi Cyprian, Kalese Brown, Nehemiah Jenkins, Joseph Brown, Jr., Mariah Jenkins, Joshua Brown and Elizabeth Rains; five brothers, William Jenkins, Jr., Pulaski, TN, Carey Jenkins (Joan), Nashville, TN, Wendell Jenkins, North Carolina, Keith Jenkins, Pulaski TN, Kenneth Jenkins (Sabra) Pulaski, TN; three sisters, Laverne Nolan (Jerry), Pulaski, TN, Karen Reed (Thomas), Nashville, Berneda Jenkins, Pulaski, TN, many nieces and nephews. His passing on service was held at the hospital. Due to COVID-19, there will be no visitation or funeral. Interment: Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, 2501 N Dixie Blvd., Radcliff, Ky. 40160.
Harris W. Jenkins, Sr., 72 years old, died March 22, 2020 at Norton Audubon Hospital after a battle with heart failure. He was born in Pulaski, Tennessee, the son of William Jenkins, Sr. and Gertrude Marks Jenkins. After graduating from... View Obituary & Service Information
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