Jesse James Jenkins, 85, of Yakima died Sunday at Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center. Mr. Jenkins was born in St. Joseph, La.
Survivors include his wife, Lubertha Jenkins of Yakima; six sons, Charles Jenkins of Richmond, Calif., Jesse Jenkins Jr. of Jacksonville, Fla., Henry Jenkins of Dallas and Melvin Jenkins, Dale Jenkins and Aaron Jenkins, all of Seattle; three daughters, Claudia Phillips of Seattle, Karen Krause of Yakima and Nancy Harmon of Jacksonville; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday and from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Keith and Keith Ninth Avenue Chapel, Yakima. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 96th and Summitview avenues.