Obituary for Shirley Jenkins
Mrs. Shirley Delores (Hobbs) Jenkins
Sunrise October 15, 1944-Sunset January 1, 2018
Shirley was born to Arthur and Ida E. Jones in Fort Barnwell, North Carolina. The Family moved to Toledo, Ohio in the late 1940’s.
Shirley attended Jesup W. Scott High School, class of 1963. She was a long standing member of Bethlehem Baptist church.
Shirley united in marriage to Silas Hobbs Sr. in 1964. To that union 3 children were born. She was employed with Toledo Public Schools for 25 years, retiring in 2004.
After retiring Shirley relocated to Indianapolis, Indiana where she united in marriage to Willie Jenkins. To this union an additional 5 children were lovingly added to her life.
Shirley was preceded in death by parents, Ida Harris, Arthur and Dorothy (Step Mother) Jones, sister Carolyn Wells(Donnie), brothers Ray (Evie), and Jack Jones.
She is survived by her husband Willie Jenkins, children; Silas Jr. (Janet), Anthony Sr. Hobbs, Ida Lynn Cole, Willie Jr., Jonathan, Russell, Toney, and Marcus. Siblings; Richard (Annie Sue), Steve and Charlie Jones, Dorothy Barnhill, Beverly Davis, Karen, George (Tammy), Alma, Arthur and Laura Moreland, Louise smith, Marquita (Marvin) Davis.
Grandchildren; Silas (big mac), Anthony, Nathaniel (Nate), Tiffani, Kadejah, Daveena, Jala, Jalynn, Danielle, Diarra, Toni, Tracey, Lauren, Jaylen, Mya, Amanda, Tyler, Reoute, Aaron, Alyssa, Jasmine, and Kaila. Great grandchildren; Silas IV, Noah, Aniyah, Nolan, Bailey, Nasir, Ava, My’Lai, Dominick, Kaya, Jai, Aaron Jr. and Jaila.