Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

February 8, 2014

Randall Jenkins

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Randall was involved in many civic and volunteer works. He coached a Logan Street team for many years in the Jefferson County Church Basketball League. He served on the Bethel and Old Union Grade School boards. He served as president of the Mt. Vernon Recreation Club, president of the Northeast Water Company, Shiloh Township trustee and Shiloh Township clerk. He was a member of NARFE and the Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141.

As long as he was able Randall enjoyed meeting with retired buddies at the 27th street McDonald’s for morning coffee and local “news”.

Randall is survived by one sister, Madeline Orrick and husband John of High Ridge, Mo.; one brother-in-law, Bob Anthis and wife Margaret of Dana Point, Calif.; and one sister-in-law, Jane Lynn of Mt. Vernon. He is also survived by his 12 nieces and nephews and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Randall was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Ralph Jenkins; one sister-in-law, Pat Jenkins; one brother-in-law, Bill Anthis; one niece, Debra Lynn Anthis; and one nephew, Gary Dean Anthis.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon with the Rev. David Krueger officiating. Interment will follow at Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn. Members of the Mt. Vernon American Legion Post 141 will conduct full military honors at the cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to the Hospice of the Good Samaritan and will be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, Illinois 62864.

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