Dorothy J. Jenkins

April 19, 1930 ~ January 12, 2021 (age 90)


Dorothy Jean Jenkins age 90 of South Vienna passed away on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at her residence while surrounded by her loving family.  Dorothy was born the daughter of William & Ora (Montgomery) Jenkins in Magoffin County, Kentucky on April 19, 1930.  She is preceded in death by her loving husband Ova Jenkins of 70 years; parents; brothers Charles Jenkins, Ervin Jenkins, Edward Jenkins, Herbert Jenkins; sisters Bernice Lyons, & Alma Arnett.  Dorothy is survived by her son Gary (Marsha) Jenkins of Springfield; daughter Lisa (Dale) Baker of South Vienna; grandchildren Eric (Tiffanie) Jenkins of Hartford, Tennessee, Tara Combs of Springfield, Erin Baker of Springfield & Ryan Baker of South Vienna; great grandchildren Katya Yurecko, Raven Jenkins, Griffin Combs, Aizek Jenkins, Izabel Jenkins, Gracie Combs, Garrett & Ellie Sanders; great great grandson Felix; siblings Shirley Russell, Kolean Fugate, & Hubert Jenkins all of Kentucky.  Dorothy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, & friend.  She will be missed by all of those who love her. For fifty years Dorothy proudly worked in the Shoemaker Shopping Center where she made many friends over the years.  Dorothy was an outgoing woman and enjoyed doing anything she could for her family.   Friends may call on Sunday, January 17, 2021 from 3PM to 5PM at Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home 838 E. High St. Springfield, Ohio 45505 where a funeral service will be held on Monday, January 18th at 10AM with Phil Grear Officiating.  Interment to follow at Ferncliff Cemetery.  Online condolences may be left at

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January 17, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home
838 E. High Street
Springfield, OH 45505

Funeral Service
January 18, 2021

10:00 AM
Richards, Raff & Dunbar Memorial Home
838 E. High Street
Springfield, OH 45505

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