Berry Highland Memorial

5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN


Clyde Romines Jenkins

March 5, 1930September 13, 2019

Clyde Romines Jenkins, 89 years old, went to be with the Lord, Friday, September 13, 2019. Preceded in death by wife Lorena Jenkins, daughter Peggy Ramsey, son Danny Wayne Jenkins, daughter Dixie Jenkins, great granddaughter Kayla Foster, great grandson Jordan Wayne Jenkins. He leaves behind his current wife Gemma Jenkins, son David Kyle “Bud” Jenkins and wife Sheila, son-in-law Michael Ramsey, several grand and great grandchildren. He is also survived by brother Raymond Jenkins, several nieces and nephews.

He was a Great Man of God, of the Baptist Faith, a member of Timothy Street Baptist Church, and retired from the City of Knoxville after 25 years of service. Clyde was blessed with his loving wife Gemma for 26 years and her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 5-7pm with a service to follow at 7pm at Berry Highland Memorial, 5315 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37919. Family and friends will meet at 10:30am on Wednesday for an 11:00am interment service at Berry Highland Memorial. Friends may leave their thoughts and memories at www.berryhighlandmemorial.com


  • Visitation Tuesday, September 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 17, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, September 18, 2019


Clyde Romines Jenkins

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Renee Scott

October 8, 2019

You were my favorite I love you so much. Until we meet again.

Lisa Oglesby

September 18, 2019

One of my fondest memories Is when Clyde conducted children’s church. He loved all the children and taught them about Jesus. He always had a smile on his face and was a man than knew God’s blessings.

Denise Corum

September 16, 2019

Bud & Sheila,

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Steve & Denise Corum

Missy Rush

September 16, 2019

Papaw you will be missed by so many! I have so many great memories of you. You came into our life and never skipped a beat. You treated us all like we were your blood kids, grandkids and great grandkids. We love you and will see you one day in heaven. Can’t wait for that day to listen to your jokes and stories!

Love you,
Missy Rush/ granddaughter