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Jill D. (Jenkins) Evans

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Ave., Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010 (f) 740-286-5640 (e) (w)

Jill D. (Jenkins) Evans, age 68, former Jackson resident, passed away at her home in Grove City, Ohio early Sunday morning April 26. 2020 after bravely battling declining health for over a decade. She was born on January 6, 1952 in Chillicothe, Ohio to the late Arthur D. and Anna Mae (Davis) Jenkins.

Jill graduated in 1970 from Jackson High School where she was voted homecoming queen her senior year. She dedicated her entire life to helping others. She was a highly respected nurse in the Jackson County area for many years having worked at Holzer ER in Gallipolis, Holzer Clinic in Jackson, Jenkins Memorial Clinic in Wellston as well as co-owner of the Medicine Shoppe in Jackson.

She is beloved by her entire surviving family: husband of 41 years, Curt R. Evans of Grove City, Ohio; sons Eric (Julie) Evans of Orient, Ohio and Jeff Evans of Grove City, Ohio; 3 grandchildren Addy, Rossi and Ryne Evans of Orient, Ohio; sister Cindy (Jim) Hughes of Jackson, Ohio; sister-in-law Linda (Mike) Hiltenbeitel of Cincinnati, Ohio; nephews Jarrod (Lisa) Hughes of Jackson, Ohio and Brandon (Holli) Hughes of Alexandria, Indiana; great nieces Hollie and Haleigh Hughes and great nephew Justin Hughes of Jackson, Ohio; as well as other cousins, family members and friends.

As per Jill"s wishes a private graveside service will be held at the convience of the family. Online condolences may be sent to

In Jill's memory, her family requests that you personally donate a random act of kindness to a complete stranger at least once in your lifetime and never tell a soul what you did.

Click link below to see a tribute video made in her memory by her son, Jeff.

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