First Posted: 5/3/2009

DOBSON Mr. Herman Oscar Jenkins, Jr., 79, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital. He was born October 14, 1929 in Surry County to the late Herman and Lorine Tise Jenkins. He loved music and enjoyed playing several different instruments, and was an avid fiddle player. Surviving are his wife, Hazel Spear Jenkins; sons, Ronnie Dale Jenkins, Roger Dean Jenkins; sister, Audrey Ann Joiner; brother, Billy Gray Jenkins; very special friends, Phyllis Pyles, Kirk Sutphin, Tom Mylet, Hobert Whitt, Lillian Cockerham; several nieces and nephews. His funeral service will be held 2 p.m.Wednesday, May 6, 2009 at Peoples Community Fellowship by the Rev. Tommy Fuqua. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, 2009 at Peoples Community Fellowship. Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville is serving the Jenkins family. Online condolences can be made at

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