Jasper Collins Jenkins
Services: Have been held.
Jasper Collins Jenkins, 84, of Texico, a farmer, died Monday, April 26, 2004, in Clovis,
He was born on May 11, 1919, in Grapeland, Texas, to R.Q. and Mattie Duncan Jenkins.
He had been a resident of Clovis since 1952 moving from Grapeland, Texas. He farmed in this area all his life and had worked for Jack Muse for 32 years. Family members said he loved to fish and enjoyed all his grandchildren. He was a member of Bethel Assembly of God.
The family will be at 1108 Mitchell.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lena Belle Kelley Jenkins; a stepson, Vernon McIver; a sister; a grandson, Gary Stewart; and a great-granddaughter, Abigail Dawn Jenkins.
Survivors include two sons, Ben Jenkins of Ft. Bragg, Calif., and J.C. Jenkins Jr. of Clovis; four daughters, Margie Stewart and Doris Newcomb, both of Clovis, Dorothy Smith of Graford, Texas, and Mattie Wymbs of Dora; a step-daughter, Amy Davis of Clovis; a half-sister, Lucille Duncan of Wynnewood, Okla.; 28 grandchildren; over 100 great-grandchildren; and over 100 great-great-grandchildren.
Burial will be at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis.
Arrangements are by Steed-Todd Funeral Home of Clovis.