Clenzie Jenkins, age 91, of Newport, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 23, 2017.

He was born October 27, 1925 to parents Pete and Tavie Jenkins who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his sister Vella Dean Dennis, daughter Paulette (PJ) Haynes, and son-in-law Farley Haynes.

He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Bonnie Jenkins of Newport, brother-in-law J.B. McCarter (Carolyn), of Morristown and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Clenzie was retired from Stokely Van-Camp’s can shop after many years of service. He loved fishing and also loved having his daily visits to Hardee’s to sit with friends who will dearly miss him.

The family will receive friends at Manes Funeral Home on Monday, February 27, 2017, from 5:00–7:00 p.m. with funeral services following at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Jeff Ledbetter and Brother Larry Wells will be officiating.

Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2017, in Resthaven Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Arrangements by Manes Funeral Home