Services for Mr. Arnell "Buddy" Jenkins were held Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, at 2 p.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel.

The Rev. John Stephens officiated. Interment followed in Golden Grove Cemetery in Union. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Jenkins, 71, died Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, at GreenBriar Nursing Home in Palestine, Texas. He lived in Neshoba County until ten years ago, moving to Palestine, Texas. He worked at Wells Lamont Glove Factory.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arnold Jenkins and Myrtle Jenkins; one grandson; sister, Shirley Ann Jenkins.

Survivors include daughter, Robin Thornton of Palestine, Texas; son, Randy Jenkins of Palestine, Texas; sister, Ruby Bland of Florence; brother, Albert Jenkins of Philadelphia; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Mark Thornton, Randy Jenkins, Randall Jenkins, Anthony Thornton, Zack Reiper and Boogie Jenkins.