Recommend Julia "Judy"'s obituary to your friends
Julia "Judy" Jenkins

Obituary of Julia "Judy" Catherine Jenkins

Mrs. Julia “Judy” Catherine Jenkins, age 78, passed away October 22, 2019 at Southern Tennessee Regional Health System in Sewanee Tennessee. She was born July 20, 1941 in Monteagle, Tennessee to the late Elmer and Dicie Jane Rollins Gipson. She is also preceded in death by brothers; Jack, Charlie, Hollis, Jimmy, Harvey and Jimmy Ray Gipson.

Julia was known by many as Judy and some as Nana. She was a devoted family person who enjoyed cooking and caring for her children. In her spare time, she enjoyed reading novels and being involved in her church. She was a member of Community Refuge Ministries in Pelham, Tennessee.

She is survived by her children; Jonathan (Tracy) Jenkins, Jeffery Jenkins, Joel (Dione) Jenkins, James (Lillian) Jenkins, Jacqueline (Danny) Sims, Julianna (Robin) Ingle, Jennifer (Anthony) Reed, Tiffany Hawkins, Catherine Walton, Christie Wilkerson, and Jack Misterka; 20 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Cumberland Funeral Home, Monteagle, Tennessee, with Bro. Roy Wood officiating. Burial will immediately follow at Monteagle Cemetery. Following the burial, the family will be having a meal at the Community Refuge Ministries Church everyone is welcome. Visitation with family will begin Thursday afternoon from 7:00 PM-9:00 PM and on Friday from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM. Online condolences and memories can be shared with the family at

Arrangements are by Cumberland Funeral Home, 207 Mabee Avenue, Monteagle, Tennessee 37356.