- [S24] The Newport Plain Talk, (http://www.newportplaintalk.com), 10 Jan 2004.
Clyde Jenkins obituary
- [S24] The Newport Plain Talk, (http://www.newportplaintalk.com), 27 Sep 2005.
Arola Spurgeon, 75, of Cosby went to be with the Lord Tuesday September 27, 2005, at her sonís residence following a short illness. She was a waitress before her retirement and was a member of Smoky Mountain Full Gospel Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ellis M. Spurgeon; parents, William Thomas and Bertie (Valentine) Jenkins; brothers, Bruce Jenkins, Floyd Jenkins, Ellis Jenkins, Edgar Jenkins, and Clyde Jenkins. Arola is survived by her son, Nicky Spurgeon, of Cosby; son and daughter-in-law, Carl and Shelly Spurgeon, of Sevierville; sisters, Bernice Bright, of Newport; Arlene Cureton and her husband, M. L., of Cosby; Betty Jenkins and her husband, O. Z., of Cosby; and Grace Mathis, of Cosby; grandchildren, Josh and Whitney Spurgeon and Angela and Jerry Black; and special friend, Arlene Valentine.
Mrs. Spurgeon will also be missed by several nieces and nephews and a host of other special friends.
Funeral service will be conducted Thursday evening September 29, 2005, at 8:00 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Leon Large and Rev. Josh Spurgeon officiating. Graveside service will be conducted Friday morning September 30, 2005, at 10:00 a.m. at Smith Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday evening September 29, 2005, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Brown Funeral Home has been honored to provide the final arrangements for Mrs. Arola Spurgeon.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 114981951).