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Johnnye M. Jenkins
  • July 31, 1935
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  • June 19, 2015

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Johnnye M. Jenkins, 79, a native of Ocala, FL, passed away June 19, 2015. Johnnye was born on July 31, 1935 to Gertrude and Orange Nixon, Sr. She was a proud graduate of Howard High School, Class of 1952. She moved to New York City in 1953 where she met and married Columbus Jenkins. Johnnye was a loving wife and mother who enjoyed spending quality time with her family. She worked for the United States Postal Service in New York for over 20 years. After retirement, she returned to Ocala. Johnnye is survived by her two daughters, Carla Jenkins of New Orleans, LA and Tia Jenkins of Arlington, VA and one grandson, Evan Jenkins of New York, NY. Johnnye is preceded in death by her husband, Columbus Jenkins. A graveside service will be held at Faith Memorial Gardens on Monday, June 29, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. To leave a sentiment for the family, please visit www.BaldwinCremation.com. Arrangements by Baldwin Brothers Funeral & Cremation Society.

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  1. Pat Freeman says:
    27 Jun 2015
    I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are never alone. You can find much comfort in the Holy Scriptures which assures us at Psalms 34:18 that God is near to those broken at heart and crushed in spirit. Please accept my deepest sympathies.

  2. Benjamin F. Tisdale says:
    26 Jun 2015
    So long, Jenkins. I will miss our talks, our friendly arguments, our memories of people, places, and things, and most of all, Howard Academy's "Class of 1952".I wish I could have talked to you one last time. I wish I could have talked to your children. I pray now for your soul, and for the comfort of your family and friends. Only one unique you.

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