James White Jenkins Sr.

Published 12:15 pm Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Services for James White “Ba Ba” Jenkins Sr. will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Williams Funeral Service with the Rev. Loranzo Magee Sr., officiating. Visitation will be from 1 until 6 p.m. Thursday with the family being present at 5 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Jenkins was preceded in death by his wife, Ella Mae Jenkins; parents, Jim and Bellulah Jenkins and Laura B. and Thomas Carter Sr.; a son, Michael Williams; and three brothers, James Carter, Samuel Carter and Thomas Carter Jr.

Survivors include five sons, James Jenkins Jr., Chester Jenkins, Issac Williams, Johnny Williams and Aaron Williams, all of Vicksburg; seven daughters, Geraldine Jenkins Lewis of Saginaw, Mich., Velma Jenkins Mosley of Flint, Mich., Cozetta Jenkins Smith, Gloria Jenkins Mazey, Bernice Williams, Stephanie Williams and Shannon Williams, all of Vicksburg; two brothers, Robert Carter and William Carter, both of Pontiac, Mich.; three sisters, Inez Williams of Pontiac, Alfreda Moore of Troy, Mich., and Ella Marie Baldwin of Vicksburg; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

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Mr. Jenkins died Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. He was 80.