Mr. Timothy Louis Jenkins, 60, passed away at his residence in South Bend on the evening of Thursday, September 9, 2021. Timothy was born on December 28, 1960 to Beatrice and Otis Jenkins.
A life-long resident of South Bend, Tim was a devoted and loving son, father, brother, cousin and friend. He proudly served his country in the United States Army and enjoyed spending time with his loved ones. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Timothy Jenkins is survived by his mother, Beatrice (Snowden) Jenkins of South Bend; children Janese Jenkins of Nashville, TN and Jason Jenkins of Statesboro, GA; two sisters: Cheryl (Lee) Jackson of South Bend and Yvonne Snowden of South Bend; a brother, Erskin Jenkins of South Bend; two aunts, Iona Meriwether of Belleville MI and Barbara Grimes of Jackson, TN; grandchildren Anaya, Anthony and Amir; special niece Jerika Henderson and special cousin Grady Bobbitt; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family members and friends.
Timothy was preceded in death by his father, Otis Jenkins; brothers Vernon Jenkins, Carlo Jenkins and Kenny Butts; and grandmother Lenora Snowden.
Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Friday, September 17, 2021 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 313 Ohio St, South Bend, IN 46601. Friends may call on the family for visitation for one hour prior to services at the church. Per the family's request, masks or facial coverings are required to be worn by all funeral attendees. Pastor Darren Washington will officiate. Burial with military honors to follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Palmer Funeral Homes - West Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.
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