Amos Calvin "AC" Jenkins

June 11, 1940July 3, 2020

AC Jenkins, 80, of Wilson, passed away Friday at his home surrounded by his family. A private burial was held on Sunday, July 5th, with Rev. Donnie Williams officiating.

AC was a licensed plumber and worked for Thompson Plumbing for 32 years. After his retirement, he spent most of his time with his wife, Linda, their boys, his daughters-in-law, and one granddaughter who was the apple of his eye. AC enjoyed fishing and NASCAR racing.

AC is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Linda Winstead Jenkins, who always referred to AC as her “Love Muffin”; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jay Calvin and JoAnne and David Gerald “Jerry” and Allyn; one granddaughter, Brittany and Catherine; one great-granddaughter, Georgia-Moon, who loved to play with Papa; two sisters, Janice Glover and Brenda Harrell; and one brother, Wade Jenkins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Wade and Virginia Jenkins; a sister, Elizabeth Webb; and a brother, William Jenkins.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson, NC. Online condolences may be sent to


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Amos Calvin "AC" Jenkins

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Tammy Kenton

July 15, 2020

Linda I am so sorry! Hugs

Janie Davis

July 14, 2020

I was so sorry to hear about AC! Jay and JoAnn I’m sorry I haven’t called! I did not know your dad had passed last week! We love you and your family! Please tell your mom I am praying for her! They were always such a sweet couple! Give my love to Brittany and get family also! Love y’all. Sending my prayers!❤️

Cordie Glover Jr.

July 8, 2020

Linda and family I'm so sorry for your loss. I will always have fond memories of everyone meeting at Grand Mothers when I was younger. I wish everyone the best.

Brenda Harrell

July 7, 2020

Linda and family, I was sorry to learn of the passing of AC. I know he has been through a lot with his health, now he has a new body. He was blessed with a wonderful family. He was loved by his brothers and sisters. Thank you Linda for all the love and care you have given him all these years.

Joy Ivey

July 7, 2020

Uncle AC,

Rest in heaven. I love you and I know my mama and granny were there to greet you and Uncle William. I always told Garrett if the time we all went to Myrtle Beach and you have. Him a dollar to give the music man holding a monkey. ... the monkey took his dollar and you laughed and laughed and forever reminded Garrett that the monkey took his dollar. I know you are feeling better with a new body! Enjoy heaven. I k is your family will miss you and I will pray for them Joy Webb Ivey, Elizabeth’s daughter


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