Norman A. Jenkins, age 88, formerly of St. Paris passed away in Green Hills Retirement Community, West Liberty, Ohio on Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 3:06 a.m. Born in Champaign County near Rosewood, OH on March 8, 1931, Norman was a son of the late Henry P. and Dorothy L (Henderson) Jenkins. He married Phyliss Mowen on October 14, 1950 and she preceded him in death on October 3, 2006. Norman is survived by a son, David A. Jenkins of Urbana, OH and a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Dan Tullis of Bellefontaine, OH. He was a grandfather to five grandchildren: Andrew Jenkins, Rebecca (John) Lyons, Carrie (Gene) Willoby, Katie and Ethan Tullis, and eight great grandchildren: Anderson Jenkins, Brenden and Cameron Watkins, Jack Lyons, Lane, Kobie, Claire, and Owen Willoby. A brother, Pearl (Joan) Jenkins of Alabama and many nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a daughter, Shelly Carroll, sisters and brothers-in-law, Evangeline and Marvin LeFever, Betty L. and Fred Putnam, and brother and sister-in-law, Estel and Jean Jenkins. Norman graduated from St. Paris High School in 1950. He was engaged in farming and trucking.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield Street, Saint Paris, Ohio. Funeral services will follow in the funeral home at 2:00 p.m. with his brother, Reverend Pearl Jenkins presiding. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Saint Paris, Ohio. Donations may be made in memory of Norman to the charity of your choice. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.shivelyfunralhomes.com.
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