Jenkins, Billie Richard Jr.

Mr. Billie Richard Jenkins, Jr., 56, of Stockbridge, passed away Thursday, Dec. 15, 2011.

He is survived by his parents, Barbara and Billie Richard Jenkins, Sr., of Stockbridge; daughters and sons-in-law, Penny Leigh and Joey Smith, of Acworth, Keri Ann and Chris Jessop, of Jacksonville, Fla.; son, Billie Richard Jenkins, III, of Stockbridge; brother and sister-in-law, the Rev. Michael and Berena S. Jenkins, of Stockbridge; and 6 grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday, Dec. 19, at 1 p.m., at Peoples Baptist Church in McDonough, with Dr. David McCoy officiating. The body will lie in-state for 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday, Dec. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m., at the funeral home. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700, www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.