Jill Anette Jenkins

February 11, 1964July 31, 2020

Jill Ray Jenkins passed from this life on Friday, July 31, 2020.

She will be welcomed into heaven by those who preceded her including her dad, William “Bill” Ray and brothers, Andy and Doug Ray.

Jill was a graduate of East Ridge High School. She ran track and she was also a trail blazer in many ways. She was the first female at Boyd Buchanan to start a flag football team and she was also the first female in Junior ROTC on the rifle team at East Ridge High School.

She loved her kids and grandkids very much. She will be missed greatly.

Those left behind to cherish her memory with love include her mother, Patsie Ray; children, Jeremy, Daniel, Nick, Nicole, Haley, Hannah and Dakota; several grandchildren and sister, Pam.

A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga at:

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Arrangements are under the care of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway, Chattanooga, TN 37421.


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Avery Clark

August 2, 2020

Always close and the best of friends as kids and adults. You are, and will always be, missed so much! My deepest sympathy for her family.

Allison Moore

August 2, 2020

I grew up across the street from Jill.She was one of my first best friends.We had many picnics,played barbies,and spent the night at each other's house.She was the sweetest person with a smile always on her face.Fly high my friend.You will be missed.My deepest sympathy for her Mother,sister and children.


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