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Dwight H. Jenkins

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656

(p) 740-682-6696 (f) 740-682-7862 (e) (w)

Dwight H. Jenkins, born February 14, 1926, the only child of the late John E. Jenkins and Grace (Howell) Jenkins, passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Heartland in Jackson.

He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Glada Mae (Barker) Jenkins. Together, they had two sons, Jay H. (Nancy) Jenkins, of Oak Hill, Ohio and Timothy L. (Teresa) Jenkins, of Jackson, Ohio. Dwight will be fondly remembered by his five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He worked out of the IBEW for many years before retiring from Buckeye Hills Career Center, where he worked as vocational instructor. Dwight enjoyed serving his community and was past president of the Oak Hill Area Chamber of Commerce, past board member of the Jackson County Water Board and a member of the Local Masonic Lodge. Dwight was also a lifetime member of the Oak Hill United Presbyterian Church and a veteran of WWII, serving in the Navy.

Graveside services will be held 1:00 PM Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at the C.M. Cemetery in Oak Hill. Online condolences may be sent to

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