Henry Douglas Jenks

December 25, 1939 - December 8, 2022
Henry Douglas Jenks


Henry Douglas Jenks, 82, beloved husband of Lynne Davis Jenks, of Wilmington, went home to the Lord on Thursday, December 8, 2022.

Born in Key West, Florida, December 25, 1939, a son of the late Henry Oliver and Jeannette Culver Jenks, he had been employed by National Gypsum Company until his retirement. He was a veteran proudly serving his country in the United States Marine Corps.

Besides his wife Lynne, he is survived by his sons, Jason Douglas Jenks and his wife Angela, and Kent Allen Jenks all of Wilmington; his daughter Tonya Dugan and her husband Tim of Wilmington; grandchildren Christian Jenks and his wife Emily and Cassie Jenks, Chelsea Dugan, Savannah Dugan all of Wilmington and Jackson Hylton of South Carolina, as well as his sisters Alice in Florida and Diana in Alabama. He was predeceased by his parents, son Francis Bion Jacobs IV, siblings George, Betty, and Caroline.

Graveside Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 11 a.m. in the Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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  • December 14, 2022
    Linda Soqui says:
    Love to all of you. Doug was always so good to me! I have such great memories ❤️

  • December 14, 2022
    Carol a. schultz lit a candle:
    Lit since December 14, 2022 at 12:29:12 PM

  • December 14, 2022
    Alan & Wendy Kelly says:
    Lynne and family, I am praying for comfort and peace during this difficult time. We love you

  • December 14, 2022
    Melissa Jenks lit a candle:
    Lit since December 14, 2022 at 12:58:14 AM

  • December 14, 2022
    Melissa Jenks says:
    I will miss your laughter Doug. I love you and I know you and your brother George are together again. Roll Tide!