Mr. Bernice Lavonne "B. J." Jenkins, 79, of Riegelwood went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at his home. He was born March 4, 1941 in Duplin County, the son of the late Leslie A. Jenkins and Sina Lanier Jenkins.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Ann Williams Jenkins; two sons, Robert L. Jenkins of Riegelwood and Anthony "Tony" Jenkins and wife, Melissa of Leland; a brother, Billy Jenkins and wife, Glenda of Wallace; two sisters, Ruby Rook of Roanoke Rapids, Pearl Carter and husband, Troy of Lillington; five grandchildren, Kayla Jenkins and fiancé, Brian Diaz of Wilmington, Kristin Jenkins of Leland, Justin Rich of Riegelwood, Saige Malpass of Leland, Bryson Rich of Whiteville; two great grandchildren, Jordan Diaz and Mia Diaz.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Edmond Jenkins, Raymond Jenkins and Bobby Jenkins; two sisters, Georgia Kennedy and Shirley Conner.
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