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Entertainment Memorial for Dan Jenkins set for Friday

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A public memorial service for Fort Worth author Dan Jenkins has been set for Friday.

The service will be at 11 a.m. at Christ Chapel Bible Church in Fort Worth.

Jenkins, 90, died Thursday March 7, 2019, at a Fort Worth hospital surrounded by his family.

Jenkins was a graduate of Paschal High School and Texas Christian University who was an author of 23 bestselling books, including Semi-Tough, Life Its Ownself and Baja Oklahoma.

He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, and honored with dozens of lifetime achievement awards, including the Red Smith Award for outstanding contribution to journalism, and the Ring Lardner Award.

Jenkins is survived by his wife of 59 years, June Burrage Jenkins; children, Marty, Sally and Danny; a granddaughter; and a great-granddaughter.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the Dan Jenkins Scholarship at TCU, mailed to TCU Box 297440, Fort Worth, Texas 76129, or online at makeagift.tcu.edu. Or alternatively, to the Jenkins Medal at the University of Texas, mailed to Moody College of Communication 300 W. Dean Keaton (A0900), Austin, Texas, 78712-1069.

Memorial Information:

March 15. 11 AM

Christ Chapel Bible Church

3701 Birchman Ave

Fort Worth 76107

For more information: www.greenwoodfuneralhomes.com/obituaries/Dan-Jenkins/#!/Obituary

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