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Robert Burton Jenkins


Last updated 5/24/2021 at 12:21pm

Robert Burton Jenkins

Robert Burton Jenkins, 108, passed away May 17, 2021, at Heather Glen Assisted Living Care, in Arden, where he had lived for the past one and one-half years. Prior to that he had lived with his son, Robert, and daughter-in-law, Sharon, in their mountain home in Brevard.

He was born July 30, 1912, on a farm near Ames, Iowa, to James William Jenkins and Mayme Wilson Jenkins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, lifetime companion and helpmate of 77 years, Helen Block Jenkins; his daughter, Kathleen Clarke; and his sister, Mabel E. Kitchen.

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