Albert Maurice (Al) Jenkins passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014.
Born in 1925 in South Wales, Great Britain to William and Beatrice Jenkins his family moved to western Pennsylvania in 1928. He served in the U.S. Navy Construction Battalion in the Pacific Theatre from 1943 to 1946. He worked for Westinghouse Electric for 40 years in Sharon, PA, Jefferson City, MO, and Athens, GA. He was first married to Dorothy Palmer from 1948 until she passed away in 1974. He transferred to Athens, GA in 1975 and married Christene Tingle Smith, a widow with 3 children - Steve Tingle and Stacy and Susannah Smith.
Al filled a place in this family's life that only he could have done. He was truly God chosen for each of them the rest of his life. They have spent 38 years thanking him for the blessings he brought to our family.
Al served 38 years at Beech Haven Baptist Church as a deacon, choir member, and in mission work. He was a humble servant that blessed many lives.
Please join our family and friends as we celebrate Albert's life and his going to Heaven 3PM Sunday, April 6th, at Beech Haven Baptist Church. The family will receive guests immediately following the service in the Fellowship Hall at Beech Haven.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Beech Haven Baptist Church choir fund as this was his favorite place of service for many years.
Online condolences may be made at www.bernsteinfuneralhome.com.
Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service are in charge of arrangements.
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Apr. 5, 2014