Estel Jenkins

December 10, 1934 - September 22, 2017

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Estel P. Jenkins, 82 of Urbana, passed away on Friday, September 22, 2017 in Mercy McAuley Center in Urbana.

Estel was born December 10, 1934 in Rosewood, Ohio the son of Henry Pearl and Dorothy (Henderson) Jenkins. Estel retired from Dinnerbell after many years of service. He enjoyed watching baseball and basketball. Estel most of all loved to spend time with his family and to serve the Lord.

He is survived by his daughter, Carol A. (Tom) Banks of Piqua; son, Roger (Deonn) Jenkins of Piqua; 4 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; brothers, Norman Jenkins and Pearl “Junior” (Joan) Jenkins; sister, Evangeline Lefever; and several nieces and nephews.

Estel was preceded in death by his wife Jean Rae Jenkins; sister, Betty Putman; son, Richard Jenkins; brother-in-law, Marvin Lefever; and sister-in-law, Phyllis Jenkins.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana, Ohio and one hour prior to the funeral service. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in the Church of God Urbana, with Pastor David Gammello officiating.

Burial will be held at 2 p.m. in Miami Valley Memorial Garden, Covington, Ohio following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of God Urbana at 985 E. Lawn Ave, Urbana, OH, 43078.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com


Terressa Knoch - Sep 26, 2017

Roger and Deonn, I’m praying for you and your family in this time of loss. Your Dad was a wonderful man, and he will be sorely missed by those who loved him. I will always have fond memories of times at Sherwood Heights with you all.

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