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Stanley "Captain" Nelson Jenkins

May 7, 1933 ~ August 29, 2019 (age 86)

Stanley Nelson “Captain” Jenkins, 86, of Highway 58, passed away from this life on Thursday, August 29, 2019.

 

Stanley was born on May 7, 1933 in Chattanooga, TN to the late John and Frances Jenkins. He graduated from Central High School in 1952. He retired after 25 years as Captain of the Chattanooga Fire Dept. and was a proud member of the 82nd Airborne.

 

Captain was a member of Bayside Baptist Church, Alhambra Shrine, Blue Lodge, and the Sunnyside Chapter of Eastern Star.

 

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Patricia Anne White Jenkins; sister, Linda Rose Lewis; sister-in-law, Teresa Lowery; three nephews, Chris Lowery, Ben Lowery, Derek Renfro; and niece, Cindy Maya.

 

A special thank you from the family to Hearth Hospice and especially to Carrie Pritchett for all of her care, kindness, and compassion that helped them get through a difficult time.

 

A graveside service will be held at 1:30 PM on Tuesday, September 3 at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Grady Cooper and Don Popovich officiating.

 

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Hearth Hospice or Bayside Baptist Church.

 

Please visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort to the family.

 

Arrangements by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.

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