Name: Lenora Viola Jenkins
Given Name: Lenora Viola
Birth: 9 Sep 1893 in Chattanooga, Hamilton co, TN
Death: 8 Aug 1973 in Morristown, Hamblen co, TN
Burial: TN-GA Cem, Rossville, Walker co, GA
Reference Number: 0000000008
RESEARCH: Letters and Group Sheets from Ira Van Orsdal, nephew of Lenora Jenkins Slayton, in poss of Clinton Slayton.
Change Date: 6 Jul 2006 at 23:01:36
BIOGRAPHY: Personal knowledge of grandson Clinton Slayton.
OBITUARY: Rossville GA newspaper,undated, [Aug 1973], SLAYTON ? MRS NORA JENKINS, 79, of Morristown, Tenn, died Thursday afternoon in Morristown at Hamblen Hospital. She was a resident of Rossville for 45 years, moving to Morristown three years ago to make her home with her daughter, Mrs E H Tucker. She was the widow of E B Slayton, a member of First Baptist Church in Morristown and a former member of Rossville First Baptist Church for 40 years, where she was a teacher in the beginner class. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs E H Tucker, Morristown, Tenn,; two sons, Marion C Slayton and Joseph E Slayton, both of East Ridge. Two sisters, Mrs Will Weaver of Cheerlog [sic-Cherrylog] Ga, and Mrs Luther McGuffin, Chattanooga; four grandchildren and four great-gandchildren. Funeral services will be held Saturday afternoon at 2:00 pm in the chapel of the Lane Funeral Home with the Rev Claude Mason officiating. Interment in Tenn-Ga Memorial Park Cemetery [Hogan RD, Rossville, Walker, GA]. Pallbearers, Poole Jones, Hugh Jackson, Robert Corfitzson, Elmer Van Orsdal, Ira Van Orsdal, Eugene Johnston.
Father: Arthur Austin Asohel Jenkins b: 8 Nov 1858 in Ringgold, Catoosa, GA
Mother: Laura Ann Thorne b: 24 Mar 1869 in St Elmo, Hamilton co, TN
Edmond Bailey Slayton b: 21 Sep 1890 in Valley Head, DeKalb co, AL
- Marion Clinton Slayton Sr b: 27 Jul 1913 in South Pittsburg, Marion co, TN
- Joseph Eugene Slayton b: 13 Feb 1915
- Gladys Slayton b: 28 Feb 1917 in Chattanooga, Hamilton co, TN
- Charles Edmund Slayton b: 23 Nov 1918 in TN