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Jenkins Obituaries


Stimmel Jenkins, well known Sciotoville citizen, passed to his finalreward at his home 6539 Winchester Ave. shortly after 2:00 Sunday afternoon.

He was 66 years of age and his death was attributed to complications and he had been in failing health for some time.

Mr. Jenkins is survived by his widow and two sons, Earl and Edward Jenkins. Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2:00.Burial will be in Wheelersburg Cemetery.

FEBRUARY 16, 1928
Oscar Jenkins

Oscar (Tad) Jenkins, 80, of Bonser Run,
Sciotoville Rt. 4 died Wednesday night in
Mercy Hospital .

A native of Sciotoville and a member of
the Church of Christ Third and Bloom St.'s.
He was retired Detroit Steel Corp. roller.

He was preceded in death by his wife,
Alice Elizabeth McLaughlin Jenkins on Oct.

Surviving are three sons; Clifford, Dale,
Donald Jenkins all of Sciotoville Rt. 4; a
daughter, Mrs. Rosemary Costello of Warren,
Mich.; a sister Mrs. Elizabeth Gammon, 5709
Auburn Ave. Sciotoville; two brothers, Tracy
and Henry Jenkins, both of Sciotoville Rt. 4;
16 grandchildren.

Services are to be conducted at Don
Wolf Funeral Home by Merrill Allard, minister,
at 2 p.m. Saturday, with interment in Floral
Hills Memory Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home after
6 tonight.

"Portsmouth Times"

Mrs. Lucinda Jenkins, an aged resident of the
Kettles settlement near Gepharts Station, died at
1:00 this morning, at the home of her son, Claude
Jenkins who lives on Bonsers Run, back of

Death was due to indigestion, from which the
deceased had been suffering for a short time. Mrs.
Jenkins was born Nov. 12, 1821 and was 84 years
19 days old. She is survived by three sons:
Stimmel of Sciotoville, and Kendall and George both
of whom live near the old homestead in the Kettles
settlement. and two daughters: Mrs. Henry Turner
and Belle, unmarried, both of whom lived with their
mother. A husband, Joseph Jenkins, and four sons:
John, Levi, Carlos, and Horace preceded her to the
grave. Death came to Mrs. Jenkins while on a visit to
the home of her son, Claudius, having arrived there
last Sunday.

The funeral services will be held Friday morning at
10:00 at the old homestead and will be in charge of
Rev. Brockman of this city. Interment will be made
in the family graveyard.


OCTOBER 8, 1913

Kendall Jenkins, 78, a well known farmer, died at his home on South Webster Pike Thursday night. Death was attributed to cerebral hemorrhage. Mr. Jenkins had been ill about eight weeks. He was a highly respected farmer, well known throughout the county. He was an active member of Pomona and Porter granges and belonged to the Union Baptist Church. His wife preceded him in death several years ago, surviving are six children, Joseph Jenkins, Lick Run, Howard Jenkins, Gephart, Kendall Jenkins Jr. at home, Mrs. Joseph Turner, of Wheelersburg, Mrs. J. F. Yeley, of South Webster Pike, and Mrs. May Yeley, of South Webster Pike. Funeral services are to be held from the home Sunday afternoon at 2:00 with Rev. James Shonkwiler in charge. Burial will be made at Vernon Cemetery.


JUNE 21, 1929
George Cleveland Jenkins

George Cleveland Jenkins, 69, a lifelong resident of the Sciotoville-Minford area, passed away at 3 a.m. today at his home on Lucasville Rt.4 near Minford. A general contractor and farmer, Mr. Jenkins was born July 31, 1884, a son of Claudious and EffieBarnett Jenkins. He was united in marriage 49 years ago to Lula Boren, who survives. Mr. Jenkins was a member of the Sciotoville Christian Church. Surviving are the wife; three sons, Claudious F. of Lucasville Rt.2, Russell H. 850 Eunice Ave., Sciotoville, and Wilbur H. a city fireman, 5809 Glenn Ave., Sciotoville; three daughters, Mrs. RuthMay Frazee of Stockdale, and twins, Mrs. Isadora Brumfield of Anderson, Ind. and Mrs. Ellora Clark, 1409 Mound St.; three brothers, Henry and Tracy Jenkins and Oscar Tad, all of Bonser Run; three sisters, Mrs. Lillie Allard of Ira Ave., Sciotoville, Mrs. Nannie Jenkins, Harrison Ave., Sciotoville; and Mrs. Lizzie Gammon, auburn Ave., Sciotoville; 26 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sciotoville Christian Church, Rev. Curt Hess officiating. Burial will be in Memorial ParkCemetery under the direction of Gill Funeral Home. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 tonight

"The Portsmouth Times"

Miss Cynthia Bell Jenkins, 80, died at 4:00 AM today at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Freeman W. Chase 5838 Farney Ave. Sciotoville after an illness of complications. Miss Jenkins had made her home with Rev. and Mrs. Chase for the last 23 years. The body is at Hacquards Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements are pending the arrival of a sister
from Galesburg, Illinois.


NOVEMBER 6, 1939
Horace Tracy Jenkins

Horace Tracy Jenkins, 90, formerly of Bonser
Run, Sciotoville Rt.4, died Thursday at Rendezvous
Medi Home after a long illness. A native of
Harrison Township, he was a retired farmer,
a member of Sciotoville Church of Christ, and was
preceded in death by his wife, Flossie Rice Jenkins,
in 1944.

Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Dora Jenkins of Bonser Run, Sciotoville Rt.4; a sister Mrs. Elizabeth Gammon, 2001 Scioto trail; two grand-
children and three great-grandchildren. Services
are planned at 2 p.m. Saturday at Don Wolf
Funeral Home in Sciotoville, with Randy Speedy
officiating, and interment in Wheelersburg Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to
9 p.m. today, and 10 a.m. until time of services Saturday.

The Portsmouth Times"

John Jenkins, who some years ago was talked of as a candidate for mayor of Portsmouth on the Democratic ticket and who at one time was the local B.& O. S. W. yardmaster, died at his home in Sciotoville Thursday evening. Mr. Jenkins death was due to uremic poisoning with which he had been suffering for some time. Since living out in Sciotoville he had been following the occupation of a brickworker.Mr. Jenkins was 55 years of age and was a son of the late Joseph Jenkins, head of one of the oldest families in the county. The aged mother is still living at the old homestead in what is known
as the Kettle settlement near Scioto Furnace. The son was at one time a prominent figure in local affairs but of late years had not been interested in them. He was a former Odd Fellow and Knight of Pythias. His first wife died two years ago and a year ago he married a Miss. Muhn, of Sciotoville, who survives him. The funeral will take place from the Christian church at Sciotoville Saturday morning at 9 oclock.

The Portsmouth Times
October 18, 1907
Jenkins Funeral

Funeral services for Mrs. Claudine Jenkins who died at her home on Bonser Run back of Sciotoville, Thursday will be held Saturday morning at ten oclock from the Sciotoville Christian Church with the Rev. Charles Reinhard officiating. Burial will be in the Wheelersburg Cemetery. Mrs. Effie M. Jenkins was born May 25 1860, and passed away April 30 1925 at the age of 64 years 11 months and 5 days. She was united in marriage to Claudie Jenkins, April 1, 4-01-1880. To this union seven children were born as follows; Nannie M., Mrs. Lilly M. Allard and George C. of Sciotoville; Charles H. and Horace T. at home; Oscar E. and Elizabeth H. Gammon of Bonser Run. She also leaves 19 grand children and one great grandchild, a brother James Barnett and three sisters, Mrs. William Stiles, Mrs. George Bender, and Mrs. John Carver, all of Sciotoville. Please Omit Flowers

The Portsmouth Times
Claudius Jenkins

Claudis Jenkins, 86, a retired farmer of
Bonser Run, Sciotoville, passed away
Saturday about 7:30 p.m. at the home of
his son, Henry and Trace Jenkins of
Bonser Run. Mr. Jenkins had been ill a
long time with infirmities. Another son
Oscar Jenkins also a resident of Bonser
Run. Pheifer will be in charge of burial.

"The Portsmouth Times"
Sunday, June 8, 1941