Larry "Gene" Jenkins

Obituary of Larry "Gene" Jenkins

Larry “Gene” Jenkins, 76, of Bryson City passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at Mountain View Manor Nursing Home of congestive heart failure. A native of Swain County, he was the son of the late Harvey and Dolly Ensley Jenkins. He lived in Del Rio, TN for 14 years. He was a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church. He was a rock mason. Gene was preceded in death by his son, Jeff Jenkins of Del Rio, TN; brothers, Clifford, George, Wade, Willard and Clarence (Pete) Jenkins; and sisters, Gladys Tallent (Tootie) and Ruby Wiggins. surviving brother Leroy Jenkins (Bonnie); nieces, Tammy Jenkins of MT, great niece Katherine Buchanan; great nephew, James Buchanan of MT. He is survived by his wife and caregiver of 36 years, Betty Jenkins; step son, Lucas Greene (Kim); granddaughter, Autumn Greene; brother,; nieces, Mary Collins (Jon) of Mt. Airy, NC, great niece/granddaughters, Alyssa Collins, Kayla Hyde both of Mt. Airy, NC, and brother-in-law, Harold Greene (Ruby) of OR. Many nieces and nephews of Bryson City and Tennessee. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday in the chapel of Crisp Funeral Home. Revs. Tim Barker and Eddie Stillwell will officiate with burial in the Blankenship Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
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Wednesday
27
October

Visitation

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Chapel of Crisp Funeral Home
669 Highway 19 South
Bryson City, North Carolina, United States
828-488-3222
Wednesday
27
October

Funeral Service

2:00 pm
Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Chapel of Crisp Funeral Home
669 Highway 19 South
Bryson City, North Carolina, United States
828-488-3222
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