M. Darlene Jenkins

M. Darlene Jenkins age 85, of Cambridge, OH passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2022 in Cambridge. She was born February 27, 1937 in Dayton, OH a daughter of the late James Harold and Jessie Cope Kirkendall.


She will be remembered as a caretaker by her family and someone who enjoyed cleaning. Her true passion was always her family. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.


In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brother Jimmie (Mary) Kirkendall; sisters Judy Givens and Nancy (Amil) Choma.


Those left to cherish her memory are her children Jeff K. Jenkins and Darla (Dusty) Clewell all of Cambridge; grandchildren Dustin (Ronniel) of Seattle, WA and Dan (Susan) Clewell of Mansfield, OH; great-grandchildren Anna, Jordan, Sam, and Olivia; sister Debi (Wayne) Maggard of Dayton, OH; brother-in-law Edward Givens of Vandalia, OH. She is also survived by several nieces, nephews, and friends.


The family will receive friends for visitation Thursday, September 1, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Chapel in Northwood Cemetery, 1399 N. 10th Street, Cambridge, Ohio 43724. A funeral service will conclude visitation Thursday, September 1, 2022 at 12:00 PM in the Chapel, with Pastor Evan Greathouse officiating. Interment will follow in the mausoleum.


The family request memorial contributions be directed to the Absolute Hospice Foundation, 39 Summit Court, Caldwell, OH 43724. Chandler Funeral Home, 609 West Street, Caldwell, OH 43724 has been entrusted to care for the family. Please join us in remembering Darlene by visiting her memorial at www.ChandlerFuneralHome.net