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Jeffrey Lynn Elkins
October 20, 1960 ~ August 30, 2023 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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Jeff Elkins, 62, went to be with Jesus, Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at his home in Morristown. He was a faithful member, deacon, and Sunday school teacher at Russellville Baptist Church, and was a loyal employee of Coca-Cola for 39 years. Jeff was a member of Gideons International, a Vol For Life, an avid L.A. Dodgers fan, and was a Morristown Parks and Recreation Hall of Fame inductee. He was a loving husband, father, and Pops.
Preceded by parents, Arnold “Bud” and Georgie Elkins.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Sharon Elkins; sons, Jordan (Katy) Elkins and Jacob (Lexi) Elkins; grandchildren, Griffin and Marshall Elkins; sister, Tammy (Bill) Hodges; mother-in-law, Virginia Lee; sister-in-law, Kim King; aunts, Carolyn (Wade) Carroll and Ann Kinsler; uncle, Lawrence McCollough; as well as several special friends and other family members.
The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 6:30p.m., Friday, September 1, 2023, at Russellville Baptist Church. Funeral Services will follow the visitation at 7 p.m. with Reverend Gene Nelson and Josh Dawson officiating. Graveside services will be held 10 a.m., Saturday, September 2nd, in Hamblen Memory Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to: Russellville Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 175 Russellville, TN 37860, or Cathy L. Hodges Memorial Cancer Foundations, 118 N. Peters Road, #151, Knoxville, TN 37923.