David O. Jensen, 82 of 112 Taylor Leigh Drive, South Mills, NC died Sunday, March 11, 2018 at his residence. He was born August 8, 1935 in Iowa Falls, IA to the late Benjamin Harvey Jensen and Ruth Gracia Goodyear Jensen and was the husband of Eleanor Faye Bishop Jensen of the residence. He was a retired mail room supervisor for General Motors Institute, a member of McBride United Methodist Church, and a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter, Joanne Jensen Inman (J.R.) of South Mills, NC; a son, James Jensen of Norfolk, VA; a brother, James G. Jensen (Janet) of San Antonio, TX; four granddaughters, Nikki DeBrango-Jensen, Amanda Wambua, Melissa Bennett, and Brooke Inman; and one great granddaughter, Hannah Wambua.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 12:00 noon with Pastor Bill Blake officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 10:30 to 12:00 noon on the day of the service. Memorial donations may be made to McBride UMC, PO Box 311, South Mills, NC 27976 or Oak Grove UMC, 472 N. Battlefield Boulevard, Chesapeake, VA 23320. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Jensen family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com.
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