July 22, 2014

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Melvin Jenkins, 83

Melvin Jenkins, 83, of Cynthiana, formerly of Pendleton County, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

He was born in Butler on February 24, 1930 to the late Richard and Bertha M. Rider Jenkins and was married 60 years to Mary Goins Jenkins. Melvin was a retired mechanic for Fullers and employee of the Pendleton County Road Department.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, were daughter, Virginia Rose Beach; brother, Roscoe Jenkins; sisters, Betty Flynn and Louise Perkins; and grandchildren, David Lee and Allan Eugene Warner.

Surviving are wife, Mary Jenkins, Cynthiana; son, Dennis Jenkins, Cynthiana; daughters, Ruth Jenkins Proeschel, Foster, Ida Castillo, Georgetown; sister, Ilene Flynn, Crittenden; grandchildren, Jesse Jenkins, Mary Gamez, Bridget Williams, Lois Bartley; and great-grandchildren, Willetta Williams, J.T. Bartley, Carlos and Jasmine Gamez.

Funeral services were held Sunday, January 12, 2014 at Peoples Funeral Home in Falmouth.

Interment took place at the Turner Ridge Cemetery in Falmouth.

Memorials if desired are suggested to: Hospice of the Bluegrass, 317 U.S. Hwy 62 E., Cynthiana, KY, 41031 or Flour Creek Christian Church, 1109 Kentucky 177, Butler, KY, 41006.