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ISAIAH JENKINS

February 2, 1938 — April 15, 2023

HARVEY

ISAIAH JENKINS

 

 

Isaiah Jenkins passed away peacefully at his residence on Saturday, April 15, 2023, at the age of 85. He was a native of Norway, S. C. and a resident of Harvey, LA. Isaiah was a retired employee for Tom Hicks, Whiteman Towing Company and E.N. Bisso & Son, INC. as a certified derrick operator. He was a member of White Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, where he served on the Deacon Board for many years. Isaiah was a great example of a “Silent Warrior” as he provided Godly wisdom and laughter to all. Beloved husband of Gussie Ruth Craft Jenkins. Loving father of Patrick (Tammy) Jenkin, Patrice (Darrell) Henderson, Phyllis (Patrick) Wright, and Pharalynn (Shean) Brown. Son of the late Josiah Jenkins, Sr. and Louise Patrick Jenkins.  Brother of Lillie Bell Wilson, and the late Jimmy (Ellen) Jenkins Sr., Jessie (Virginia) Jenkins, Joe Wammad (Eva) Jenkins, Daniel (Bertha) Jenkins Sr., Gilbert (Victoria) Jenkins, Nicholas Jenkins, Edward Jenkin, Rosa Lee Frederick, Lewumeshia Stevenson, and Julia Hardwell. Son in-law of the late Graves (Gracie) Craft, Sr.  Brother-in-law of Isaiah Craft, and Delores Jenkins, also survived by 8 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.  The family extends special thanks to Chunar Robinson and Cherrie Pizani.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Viewing at Davis Mortuary Service 6820 Westbank Expressway, Marrero, LA on Wednesday, April 19, 2023, from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. A graveside service will be held at Westlawn Memorial Park 1225 Whitney Ave. Gretna, La on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 10:00a.m. Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com.

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.   

 

 

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