Updated: 1/30/20

Skylar Jenkins Jr., 88 years old, died January 26, 2020 at Alvin C. York V.A. Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN.

He was born January 7, 1932 in Giles County TN to Sklyar and Anna Bell (Smith) Jenkins. Both preceded him in death.

The youngest of eight children whom six of have preceded him in death: William, Ollice, James, L.C., Georgia (Mayfield) and Ida Bell (Short). 

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mary Ellen, a son William Sr. (Wife Jeanine) of Houston, TX, a daughter Valerie of Pulaski, TN. Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a host of honorary grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends also survive. 

Services will be held this Saturday, February 1st, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses at 922 East College St., in Pulaski TN 38478. Visitation 3:00-3:30 pm and service will be 3:30-4:00 pm. 

Donations or flowers are welcome.

Ellis Funeral Home and Cremation Service, (2627 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN 37211) is in charge of all arrangements for Skylar Jenkins Jr.