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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
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Thursday, June 30, 2022
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Mr. Thomas Edward “Tom” Jenson, 73, of Hudson Road, Elberton, husband of 50 years to Anne Lyle Jenson, passed away on Sunday, June 26, 2022, at his residence.
Mr. Jenson was born in Cleveland, OH on November 17, 1948, son of the late James Robert Jenson and Shirley Mae Erickson Jenson. He worked alongside his family at Jenson Etching and had previously worked at Darica Trucking. Tom was a member of Gideons International as well as a dedicated member of Fortsonia Baptist Church where he was a former deacon, assistant song leader, and assistant Sunday school teacher. An avid outdoorsman, Tom enjoyed fishing and spending time on his tractor; however he was happiest when being “Papa Tom” with his grandchildren.
Survivors, in addition to his wife Anne, include his children: Michelle (Todd) Jones of Savannah and Brian (Audrey) Jenson of Dewy Rose; grandchildren: Jackson Jones, Jacob Jenson, Olivia Jenson, Jocelynn Jones, and Joshua Jones; siblings: Eric Jenson of Elberton, Kristin Russell of New Zealand, and Mary Katherine Jenson of California; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Rastad.
Funeral services celebrating Tom’s life will be held on Thursday, June 30, at 11 o’clock at Fortsonia Baptist Church with the Revs. Al Butler and Andrew Danals officiating. Interment will follow in the Fortsonia Community Cemetery.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends on Wednesday, June 29, from 6:00-8:00p.m. at Berry Funeral Home.
Flowers are accepted and contributions may be made in his memory to Fortsonia Baptist Church, 2616 Washington Highway, Elberton, GA 30635.
The family wishes to extend their sincerest appreciation to Tom’s caregiver, Elaine Taylor.
Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com.
Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Thomas Edward “Tom” Jenson.