Morlais H. Jenkins Jr. Johnson City, N.Y.
Funeral Mass was held for Morlais H. “Bud” Jenkins, Jr., 76, Johnson City, March 14, 2009, at St. James Church, Johnson City. Entombment was in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City.
Mr. Jenkins died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at Wilson Memorial Hospital, Johnson City.
He was a member of St. James Church, Johnson City, and a member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society. Mr. Jenkins retired from Vail-Ballou Press with 48 years of service.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy Jenkins, of the home; four daughters, Linda Wheeler and husband Gary, Lawrence; Laura Jenkins, Syracuse; Leona Chaluisant and husband Carlos, Binghamton; and Cindy Kery, Binghamton; three grandchildren, Melissa (Decelles) Bayouth, Norman Decelles, and Cassandra Martin; a sister, Thelma Miller, Binghamton; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Coral Mae Gaughan; his stepfather, Robert Gaughan, Sr.; and one brother, Robert Gaughan, Jr.