Grace Elizabeth Jenkins – November 23, 2016

Grace Elizabeth Jenkins, 67, of Dennison, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, at Community Hospice in New Philadelphia. Born September 10, 1949 in Dennison, she was a daughter of the late Edward Lewis Riley and Josephine Armelda (Zobel) Riley Page.

On August 2, 1974, Grace married Clyde Dale Jenkins, Jr. who preceded her in death on July 1, 1982. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker. A 1969 graduate of Claymont High School, Grace was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of Bethel Worship Center in Uhrichsville.

She is survived by her children, Michael (Donna) Jenkins, Shannon (Stephanie) Jenkins, and Jodi Jenkins; grandchildren, Colby, Shane, Reagan, Reese, Hanna, Gabrielle and Caden; sister, Denise Watkins; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Trudy Smith, Kenneth Riley, and Beverly LeMonte.

Services, officiated by Pastor John Stevenson, will be held at 1pm on Tuesday, November 29, in the R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home in Dennison where visitation will be 11am to 1pm, prior to the service. Interment will follow in Tunnel Hill Cemetery near Bowerston. Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice and the American Lung Association.

R.K. Lindsey Funeral Home, Inc.
(740) 922-1970