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Avery Jenkins

August 14, 1964 - March 28, 2021

Avery Jenkins, born to Alton and Girlie Jenkins on August 14, 1964, fell asleep in death on March 28, 2021. Avery was preceded in death by his father.
He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving wife, Emerald; daughter, Brionna (Justin) Little, son, Derick Lassiter; his mother, Girlie P. Jenkins; 4 sisters, Pamela Vaughn, Sharon Baker, Bernadette Jenkins, Amanda Carmichael; 6 brothers, Gerl Jenkins, Dennis (Anita “Jewel”) Jenkins, Joe Jenkins, Gregory (Rondalyn) Jenkins, Alton Jerome Jenkins, and Porter (Ester) Jenkins, a nephew Dana R. Jenkins, who was raised with him like a sibling, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and spiritual brothers and sisters.
He was baptized as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses on December 29, 1984, and remained faithful until his death. Avery enjoyed family vacations and gatherings, also spending time with friends in various congregations. We will miss his contagious smile.
A public viewing will be held Friday, April 2, 2021 from 4:00-5:00 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 12893 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News. Memorial services will be held online via Zoom on Sunday, April 4, 2021 At 5:00 pm.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Friday, April 2, 2021

Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home – Denbigh Chapel

12893 Jefferson Avenue
Newport News, VA 23608

Memorial Information

Memorial services will be held online via ZOOM on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at 5:00 pm

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