Ronald Layton Jenkins

Ronald Layton Jenkins, age 79, from Cartersville, Ga., passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 30, 2022.

Layton is preceded in death by his parents and grandmother Emily O’Neta Layton Shellhorse; brother Charles Thomas Jenkins; sisters Margaret (Durell) Williams and Jackie (Hubert) Guyton; sister in laws Dorothy Jenkins, Janice Jenkins and Sherron Jenkins; great granddaughter Hartley Louise Geise; two nephews, Tommy Williams and Danny Jenkins.

Layton is preceded in death by his loving wife Joyce Lousie Knight Jenkins, whom he dearly loved.

He is survived by his, daughter and son in law, Denise (Kenny) Jacobs; son and daughter in law, David (Maranda) Jenkins; granddaughters Staci Nicoal (Andrew) Geise, Katelyn Brooke Jenkins, Meredith Lyndsi Bridget Jacobs; great grandchildren Cameron Charles Yarbrough, Kinsley Elizabeth Geise, Amelia Katherine Geise; brothers, Claude Jenkins and Gene Jenkins; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

Mr. Jenkins was retired from the Glad manufacturing company for 40 years. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church for many years. He enjoyed spending time at McDonalds with his friends, the Romeo Club. Layton was a very good carpenter and could build and could fix anything.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, September 02, 2022 at 3:00pm in the Chapel of Owen Funeral Home with Dr. Scott Shepard and Rev. Kenny Jacobs officiating. 

The visitation will be held Friday September 02, 2022 at the funeral home from 12:00 noon until 3:00pm.

Pallbearers will be Joel Guyton, Randy Jenkins, Mitch Jenkins and Shawn Jenkins.

Honorary pallbearers will be Danny McGuirt, Dale Henderson and Teddy Ben Reece.

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Owen Funeral Home 12 Collins Dr., Cartersville, GA is honored to serve the Jenkins family.