From The Daily Sentinel
December 13, 2002
December 11, 2002
MIDDLEPORT — Curtis Leo Jenkinson, 85, Middleport, died on Wednesday, December
11, 2002, at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis.
He was born September 3, 1917, in Pomeroy, son of the late Grover and Meda
He was a graduate of Pomeroy High School, and a veteran of World War II, serving
in the U.S. Navy as a radar technician stationed in Rhode Island and Texas.
He was a member of Feeney-Bennett Post No. 128, American Legion of Middleport,
Middleport-Pomeroy Rotary Club, Shufflers Club of Lakeland, Florida, and a
former member of the Arix Ohio State Patrol.
He was a charter planner and treasurer of Middleport Ball Park, and filmed
football games for the former Middleport High School for many years.
As a great-grandson of the first Jenkinson pioneer who came to Meigs County, he
was an avid genealogist, and made many friends having the same hobby.
He was employed by the Ford Garage in Middleport for 50 years, and was a member
of the Middleport Church of Christ.
Surviving are two daughters, Korena Kay (Charles) Williams of Burlingham, and
Mary Jane Jenkinson of Lakeland, Fla.; two grandchildren, Jim Hoyt of Pomeroy,
and Sandra Hart of The Plains; and a great-granddaughter, Amanda K. Hoyt of
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dortha D. Satterfield
Jenkinson; and a brother, Allen Jenkinson.
Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2002, at Fisher Funeral Home in
Middleport, with Al Hartson officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview
Cemetery. Military services will be conducted graveside by Feeney-Bennett Post
No. 128, American Legion.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 14,