Arnold Lee Jenkins, age 88, of Carroll, OH went to be with his Lord on Monday, February 15, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born in Kentucky on April 3, 1931 to the late Ben and Ressie Jenkins. Arnold loved his church and family. He was always a hard worker. Arnold had a stubborn streak- mowing and cutting his own wood up to this past year. Arnold loved to watch his grandchildren play their sports.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 66 years, Juanita Jenkins. Arnold is survived by his children, Teresa McDowell, Brian (Sandy) Jenkins and Arnold Jr. (Cherri) Jenkins; son-in-law, Bob Langley; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Timothy and Larry Jenkins; sisters, Jerrel Hougland, Janet Johnson and Debbie Fetters, and several nieces and nephews. Also, preceding him in death, his daughters, Tina Marie Langley and Nina Faye Jenkins; brothers, Dola, Garland, Ben Jr. and Jackie Jenkins; sisters, Marie Cobb, Beatrice Craft and Josephine Lee; son-in-law, Douglas McDowell.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Arnold’s name to Fairhope Hospice, fairhopehospice.org/donation-page/ or First Baptist Church of Carroll, P.O. Box 261, Carroll, OH 43112.