Carl Prentis Jenkins, 89, of Newton passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Carolina Caring in Newton surrounded by his family.
He was born September 26, 1932 in Lawrence County, Alabama to the late Noah and Gertrude Hensley Jenkins. Carl was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Newton and retired as owner and operator of Jenkins Printing Company.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Gail Campbell Jenkins; daughter, Madelon Bush; brothers, Brintz Jenkins and Harold Jenkins.
Those left to cherish his memory are
Wife of 18 years: Alice Deal Jenkins of the home
Daughters: Carla Boldon and husband Jeff of Conover, Marylin Cooper of Michigan
Step-Son: Jason Pruitt (Windy) of Claremont
Grandchildren: Phillip Bush, Gwyn Pawloski (Mark), William Cooper, Amy Cooper-Impens (Christine), Nathan Dellinger (Jessica), Kristen Farris (Neil), Paris Turner (Willie), Anthony Pruitt, Madison Pruitt, and Tuscany Boldon
Great-Grandchildren: Faith Bush, Brandyn Bush, Sophia Foehr, Lilly Cooper, Lauren Cooper, Alex Pawloski, Sean Pawloski, Gaby Ruiz, Julian Crawford, Emilio Ruiz, Delainey Farris, Ryan Farris, Marley Lackey, Emma Dellinger, Breanna Greene, and Lincoln Dellinger
Son-In-Law: Daniel Bush of Michigan
A service to celebrate Carl’s life will be held on Monday, March 7, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Bennett Funeral Service, 7878 NC Hwy 16, Newton. Rev. Gerald Ward and Rev. Don Sigmon will officiate. Burial will follow at St. James Lutheran Church cemetery in Newton. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. at Bennett Funeral Service.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 1901 Brunswick Ave #100, Charlotte, NC 28207 or Eastside Baptist Church, 1191 Zeb Haynes Rd., Maiden, NC 28650.
Condolences may be sent to the Jenkins family at www.bennettfuneralservice.com.
The Jenkins family is in the care of Bennett Funeral Service of Newton, 828-465-2111.