On the morning of May 12, 2015, Mack Eroy Jenkins passed away in his home in Bryan College Station, Texas. He was 70 years old.
His memorial service is set for May 23, 2015 at 11:00 am in Clay, Texas, at Pleasant Home Baptist Church. A reception will be held after the memorial service.
Mack Jenkins was born on January 18, 1945, in Clay, Texas to Amanda Jenkins and John Perry Whiting, Sr. Mack Jenkins was the first of six children.
At an early age, Mack was baptized at Pleasant Home Baptist Church in Clay, Texas.
Mack received his formal education from Jones High in Snook, Texas. After leaving high school, Mack continued his secondary education at Prairie View A&M and Texas A&M University. Later he enlisted and served in the Army for four years. While in the Army, he toured Germany, awarded the National Defense Service Medal, and received the Sharpshooter Badge for the M-14 Rifle. After his service to his country, Mack worked for USDA in College Station for a number of years before becoming a truck driver for the oil and gas industry. Where he later retired.
On March 16, 1973, Mack was united in marriage to Lula Hemphill in Brazos County. Together they raised one daughter, LaToya Jenkins Ingram and three grandsons, Adolphus Ragston, Akiva, and Kadiri Jenkins. For 43 years, he devoted his life to his wife and family.
Mack possessed an energetic spirit and lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed being around family and friends. He also enjoyed fishing, horseback riding, and baseball.
Mack was preceded in death by his parents, John Perry, Sr. and Amanda Whiting. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife, Lula Mae Jenkins; two children, Craig Donnell Burns (son) of Brenham, Texas; LaToya Ingram (daughter) of Bryan, Texas and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; three sisters, Dorothy Carter (Herbert) of Bryan, Texas, Alberta Whiting Collins of Houston, Texas, Avis Munson (Earl) of Clay, Texas;two brothers, John Perry Whiting of Clay, Texas, Regnal Whiting (Carolyn) of Bryan, Texas and a host of nieces, nephews, and close family friends.
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