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Jeri Jean Jenkins

d. August 7, 2021

Jeri Jean Jenkins, age 85, formerly of Hilliard and West Jefferson, Ohio, gained her wings and flew to Heaven on Saturday, August 7, 2021 while at the Ohio Masonic Home in Springfield, Ohio. Born in Columbus, Ohio to the late Cressy and Alma Steward, Jeri graduated from Columbus Mohawk High School. Jeri was a retired bus driver for the Hilliard City Schools. She enjoyed watching the Olympics, Ohio States sports and the PGA. In addition to her parents, Jeri was preceded in death by her beloved husband Robert “Bob” Jenkins, her grandson Dustin Jenkins, sisters Vadice, Emily, Mary, Nicky and Frances, and her brothers Richard Dean, Jim and Jack. She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law: Wade Robert and Pamela Jenkins and Cress and Karen Jenkins, grandchildren Danielle (Ryan) Wihl, Hallie Jenkins (fiancé Derek Kagey), Ashley Jenkins and Nicholas Jenkins. Family will receive friends from 4:00-6:00p.m. THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021 at the RADER-MCDONALD-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, 1355 West Main Street, West Jefferson, Ohio 43162 (614)-879-9222. Private family services will be held. If they choose, friends may make memorial contributions in Jeri’s name to: Pathways Memory Care, c/o The Ohio Masonic Home, 2655 West National Road, Springfield, OH 45504 or on-line Please visit to share your favorite memories of Jeri and to send your condolences to her family.

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Thursday, August 12, 2021

4:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)


1355 W Main St, West Jefferson, OH 43162

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