Emory A. Jenkins, 83, of Savannah, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2022.
A native of Savannah, he was born September 2, 1939, the son of the late Emory Speir Jenkins and Thelma Fields Jenkins. Serving the Savannah area for over 45 years as a pharmacist, Mr. Jenkins co-owned Don Auld’s and Windsor Pharmacy. He was a 1967 graduate of the University of Georgia and a U.S. Navy veteran who served on the USS Enterprise during the Bay of Pigs Invasion. Emory was a devoted Christian, husband, and father who was passionate about Georgia football, Braves baseball, and anything his family pursued.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Norita Jenkins of Savannah, children, Mike Jenkins (Lori) of Rincon, Dr. Mark Jenkins (Terri) of Savannah, and Michelle Dye of Elberton, grandchildren, Ashley Willingham (Jonathan), Ashton Sims (Jake), Taylor Padgett (Kyle), Brent Jenkins, Dawson Dye, Mallori Jenkins, and Hunter Jenkins, two great-grandchildren, Fintan Sims and Greyson Padgett, sisters, Kay Sandra Downs (John Hebert) and Judy Findley, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 - 11:00 am, Saturday, October 29th at Fox and Weeks Hodgson Chapel with the service to follow at 11:00, with Rev. Bill Gardner officiating.
Fox and Weeks Hodgson Chapel, Savannah Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.
Announcement courtesy of Berry Funeral Home.