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Forest Leason Jenkins - Obituary

Forest Leason Jenkins
Hancock County Courier
May 22,2008

Forest Leason Jenkins, 73, of Colliers, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2008 at his residence.
He was born August 18, 1934 in Middlebourne, a son of the late James E. and Elsie (Mercer) Jenkins. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Eva J. (Smith) Jenkins; two brothers, Carl L. Jenkins and James Jenkins; a sister, Zetta Ash and a grandson, Justin Lee Jenkins.
He retired from Weirton Steel Corporation where he worked as an electrician and or bridge operator for 35 years. He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness in Weirton.
Surviving are three daughters, Laura Lee Sawon and Valerie Jean Tibbs, both of Colliers and Victory Lynn Hutchison of Weirton; six sons, Forest Leason Jenkins Jr., Neal Curtis Jenkins, Paul Micah Jenkins, John Alan Jenkins, Ckifford Ellis Jenkins and Daniel Dean Jenkins, all of Colliers; a sister Alice Haught of New Cumberland; 22 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 22, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Turley Funeral Home with Elder John Duffield officiating.

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