Ronald Wayne “Ronnie” Jenkins, 70, of Marion, died May 8, 2021 at his home in Marion.

He was a member of First Christian Church of Princeton.

Survivors include his wife, Kay Jenkins of Marion; daughter, Beverly Davidson (Jason Hurley) of Marion; grandson, Brandon (Alex) Jackson of Salem; great-grandchildren, Daryl Sherer and Charlee Rae Jackson, both of Salem; brother, Donnie (Tracey) Jenkins of Princeton; half sisters, Alesia Weiss of Washington, Angie Jolly of Alabama and Becky Walker of Kuttawa; stepbrothers, Eddie and Brent Cook both of Princeton, and Steve Cook of Texas, and sister-in-law, Jayliene Higgins of Jeffersonville, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his father, William Randall Jenkins; mother, Mary Haddock Cook; stepfather, Waymon Cook; and brother and sister-in-law, Gary (Janice) Cook.

Services were held Tuesday May 11, 2021 at Gilbert Funeral Home in Marion, with interment in Mexico Cemetery. Webcasting of the service will be available at

Donations may be made to Gideons International or Mexico Cemetery.