Joe Maurice Jenkins, 85, of Stony Point, went home to be with the Lord and his loved ones on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at Rosewood Assisted Living. He was born in Iredell County on March 4, 1929 to the late Rufus Carter Jenkins and Johnsie Matilda Morrison Jenkins.
Joe was a graduate of Scotts High School and served his country as a Marine in the Korean War. He married Lillian Maxine Bebber in 1950. She preceded him in death on April 12, 2013.
Mr. Jenkins is survived by four children, Wesley Jenkins, Renee Hilderbrand (Gene), Guy Jenkins (Teresa), and Tracy Jenkins, all of Stony Point, ten grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, and one sister, Bernice Jenkins McKown.
Funeral services will be held 3:00 PM, Saturday, September 20, 2014 at New Sterling ARP Church with Rev. Dale Milstead and Pastor Steve Parks officiating. Burial will follow in the New Sterling ARP Cemetery. The family will visit with friends following the service
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.nicholsonfunerals.com and Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.