Edward Lamar Jenkins Sr.

Edward Lamar Jenkins, Sr., 78, of Yazoo City passed away Friday April 20, 2018 at his residence at Indywood Glen in Greenwood.

Funeral services were Saturday at the Stricklin King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Mike Jernigan officiating. Burial followed at Benton Baptist Cemetery.

Retired from Southern Tractor in Canton, he was a member of Westwood Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mattie Alderman Jenkins; brothers, James Jenkins and Bill Jenkins; and sisters; Gladys Perry, Lorraine Burrell, and Jean Hearn.

Survivors include his sons, Lamar (Gail) Jenkins, Jr. of Greenwood and David (Steffani) Jenkins of Clinton; daughter, Robbie (H.T., Jr.) Bush of Prentiss; grandchildren, Benjamin Lamar Jenkins of Richland, Karla (Adam) Cook of Vicksburg, Jillian Bush of Chicago, IL, Dylan (Kristen) Jenkins and Austin Jenkins, both of Clinton; great-grandchildren, A. J. Cook and Emily Cook, brother John (Maxine) Jenkins of Philadelphia, Joseph (Gladys) Jenkins of Canton, Randall (Dianne) Jenkins of Benton, and a sister Pauline Jones of Florence.

Memorials may be made to Benton Baptist Church Cemetery Fund