Cecil Jenkins Jr.

Tuesday, August 13, 2002

Cecil Lee Jenkins Jr., 54, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born Dec. 18, 1947, in Columbus, Miss., son of Cecil Lee Jenkins Sr. and Lucille Clayborne Jenkins Ross.

He attended Peoria Manual High School in Peoria, Ill.

Survivors include his father of Chicago; two sons, Cecil M. Jenkins of Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Jonathan L. Jenkins of Charleston, Mo.; two daughters, Felicea Jenkins of Rockford, Ill., and Angela Bonds of Peoria; seven sisters, Brenadene Jenkins Nelson, Judith Ross, Carolyn Ross, Sheila Ross, Brenda Ross Wyatt, Gilda Ross and Jetaun Ross, all of Peoria; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his mother.

Friends may call from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Thursday at The House of Prayer in Cape Girardeau. Visitation is open to the public.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the church, with the Rev. Stafford Moore officiating. Services will be private for the family only.

Burial will be in Lorimier Cemetery.

Sparks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.