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Official Obituary of

Gerald "Jerry" Morgan Jenkins

August 31, 1935 ~ March 23, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Gerald "Jerry" Morgan Jenkins Obituary

Gerald “Jerry” Morgan Jenkins, 88, of Shawnee, Oklahoma passed away peacefully on March 23, 2024 at his home.

He was born August 31, 1935 in Hulbert, Oklahoma to Daniel and Emma (Baker) Jenkins.

Jerry proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for 3 years spending 13 months in Korea.

He married the love of his life, Doyce Ann Pressley on November 22, 1956 in Reno, Nevada.

Jerry was a member of Calvary Missionary Baptist Church.

He worked at O.G. & E. and later had a contracting business. He loved his family and loved to fish and hunt.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Emma Jenkins; sister, Betty Wilson; and brother, Leslie Monroe.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 68 years, Doyce Jenkins of the home; son, David and Sabrina Jenkins of Horton, KS; daughter, Shelley and Walter Jones of Great Falls, MT;  grandchildren, Chandra Hauge, Candice Jones, Derek Jenkins, Raven Jenkins, Brayden Clagg and Blake and Addi Jenkins; 9 great-great grandchildren; brother, George Jenkins; sister, Darlene Rains; and other extended family and friends.             

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2024 and continue through service time.  Service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 28, 2024 at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Larry Jones, Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, Tecumseh, OK officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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Public Viewing
March 27, 2024

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
210 West Walnut
Tecumseh, OK 74873

Funeral Service
March 28, 2024

2:00 PM
Cooper Funeral Home
210 West Walnut
Tecumseh, OK 74873


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