Clore-English Funeral Home

11190 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, VA


William Garfield Jenkins

9 November , 193915 October , 2019

William “Garfield” Jenkins, 79, a resident of Culpeper, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, October 15, 2019. Garfield was born in Madison County and was the son of Fred William and Ethel Howell Jenkins. On November 11, 1961, he married Florence Atkins Jenkins who passed away March 1, 2003. Garfield was a skilled carpenter by trade and will be forever missed by family and friends. In addition to his parents and wife, Garfield is preceded in death by a brother, Ralph. Garfield is survived by two sons, William “Bill” Virgil Jenkins and Christopher Allen Jenkins (Kristen), both of Culpeper; three grandchildren, Kemper, Claudia and Eli; six brothers, Sidney (Evelyn), Lindsey (Connie), and Wayne, of Culpeper; Douglas (Barbara) of Chantilly, VA; Russell (Elta) and Freddie (Theda), of Luray; four sisters, Mary Ann Kline, Bonnie Behrendt (David) and Deborah Saunders, of Culpeper; Marjorie Marston of Luray; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to extend a special thank you to his caregivers, Ruth Jackson and Mary Scapellato. A graveside funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, October 25, 2019 at Fairview Cemetery, Sperryville Pike, Culpeper, VA with Reverend Ludwell Brown officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to the Culpeper County Sheriff’s Office, c/o Project Lifesaver, 14023 Public Safety Court, Culpeper, VA 22701. Fond memories and condolences may be shared with the Jenkins family through clore-english.com. The Jenkins family has entrusted Clore-English Funeral Home, 11190 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, VA 22701 with these arrangements.


  • Culpeper County Sheriff's Office %Project Lifesaver


  • Graveside Funeral Service Friday, 25 October , 2019


William Garfield Jenkins

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Penelope Thompson

24 October 2019

To the family of Garfield Jenkins,

Sending my condolences to you for the loss of your loved one. I didn't know Garfield very well, but for the time I did get to know him I was very thankful to have met such a wonderful person. He was so full of happiness, always polite, and loved to dance! Those memories I will always cherish. Rest easy Garfield you will always be missed.

Jeff Southard

21 October 2019

Bill and Chris ... I’m sorry to hear about your Dad. He always stopped and talked to me when I saw him in town. Just wanted to pass on my condolences to you both.

Rachel Garr

20 October 2019

Bill and Chris I’m so sorry to hear about Garfield. Thoughts are prayers to you and your family.

Daniel Hunley

18 October 2019

You will be missed ole friend. Your stories were always the best.
My condolences to Bill, Chris, and all the family.
Until we meet again

Steve Jenkins

16 October 2019

Good person, hard worker. Mr. Jenkins was a wonderful carpenter. My father always said Garfield was best at his work and trustworthy. He will be missed.

Steve Southard

16 October 2019

To the Jenkins family,
So sorry to hear about Garfield. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.