Ephraim A. "Eph" Jenkins

Jenkins, Ephraim A. (Eph), 76, died last night after a long illness.  He was born in Trenton, Georgia, and for the last 40 years lived in Chattanooga as a building contractor.  he is survived by his wife, Archie A. Jenkins, two daughters, Mrs. W. H. Brown of Chickamauga, GA., and Mrs. Edna Chitty of Rossville, GA.  Two sons, Webster J. Jenkins of Ohio and Cecil Jenkins of Chickamauga; a sister, Mrs. Martha Tinker of Trenton, GA and 12 grandchildren, one of which, Charles Chitty, Jr., is serving with the Marines overseas.  Funeral services will be held at the Chapel of the Eugene Turner Funeral Home at 9:30 Tuesday morning with the Rev. W. M. Tidwell officiating, assisted by the Rev. Guy C. Rainwater.  Interment will be in Chattanooga Memorial Park.  Pallbearers will be A. E. Garner, S. R. Green, Joe Coffey, H. D. Henson, Floyd Humphrey, and Robert Allen.  Arrangements by Eugene Turner Funeral Home.
The Chattanooga Times, September 13, 1943.

Note: Born 1867, son of William "Dutch" Jenkins and Elizabeth Hargis Jenkins

Submitted by Marilyn Jenkins Watkins