Ralph Lavaughn Jenkins, 79, of East Ridge, passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 in a local hospital.

Mr. Jenkins was retired from Chattanooga Bakery and is survived by his brother, Otis Jenkins of East Ridge and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Monday, January 6, 2020 in the chapel of Ryan Funeral Home with burial to follow in Head Springs Cemetery, Valley Head, AL.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at ryanfuneralhome.net.

The family will receive friends Sunday, January 5th from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Monday from 11:00 a.m. until the service hour at Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory, Trenton, GA.