An honored and faithful doorkeeper has answered the Master's Call to eternal rest. Carter Funeral Home is humbled to announce the transition of Mr. William Lee Jenkins of Union Springs, Alabama. Mr. Jenkins peacefully exchanged life for eternity on March 29, 2021, at his residence.
Mr. Jenkins, 66, proudly served as an usher at the Haynes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of the Cornerstone Community. Commemoration of Life Services began with a public visitation on Friday, April 2, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Carter Funeral Home.
The Celebration of Life Service was held Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 12:00 noon at the Haynes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church parking lot. Pastor Eddie C. Jasper delivered the message of triumph.
The service was live-streamed on the Carter Funeral Home Facebook page. Interment followed in Jackson Cemetery on Marlow Jasper Road. A Time to be Born: William Lee Jenkins was born June 16, 1954, to Mattie Lue Jenkins and Johnnie Jenkins, Jr. of Bullock County. A Time to Serve: Will attended Haynes Chapel Baptist Church.
He served faithfully as a Deacon and was Chief of the Senior Usher Board. Will also dedicated 19 years of service to Wayne Farms and 50 years of service to Bonnie Plants Farm. A Time to Die: After years of faithful service, he gained his heavenly wings on March 29, 2021. He was preceded in death by his mother Mattie Lue Jenkins, his father Johnnie Jenkins, Jr., and his brother John Lee Jenkins.
A Time of Peace: Will found his love and was united in holy matrimony and leaves to celebrate his life, his loving and dedicated wife Martha L. Jenkins, six sisters Gloria Jenkins, Channie Jenkins, Essie Hill, Katie (Edward) Turner, Jessie (Johnny) Dubose, and Ida Lee.
Two brothers, Fred Jenkins and Thomas Jenkins. Aunts, Emma Lou Downing, Lillie Mae White, Katie Percell, Lula B. Rivers, Ethel Border, Oldie Bell Jackson, Annie (Fred) Youngblood, Costella Baker, and Mary Baker. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
The Staff of Carter Funeral Home is honored to be selected to provide End of Life Services for the late Mr. William Lee Jenkins.