Ernest E. L. Jenkins, 75, passed away October 4, 2013. Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Pine Hill Memorial Park with the Rev. Jim Burke officiating. Mr. Jenkins was a native of Talladega, lived most of his life in Talladega County, he was the owner operator of Jenkins Grocery, Veteran of Vietnam where he served in the Army
. He is survived by his wife Patricia Wilcox Jenkins, 2 sons, Ernest L. Jenkins, Jr. of Wichita Falls, TX, Bobby Lee Jenkins and wife Lisa of Granbury, TX; 2 daughters, Michelle "Snookums" Jenkins of Talladega, Christie Gail Wood and husband Mark of Centennial Co.; 8 grandchildren, Jennifer Jenkins, Taylor Jenkins, Amanda Jenkins, Jamee Jenkins, Gage Jenkins, Bryan Wood, Abbi Wood and Charlie Wood; 2 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother, Virgil Jenkins. Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Online condolences may be made to www.usreyfuneralhome.com
Usrey Funeral Home in Talladega will direct.