Pamela G. Jenkins

October 20, 1951 - June 30, 2012

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Funeral service: Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at 6 p.m. in New Life Tabernacle, 609 Patty Lane, Kendallville

Calling: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 4-6 p.m. in the church

Pamela G. Jenkins, 60, of Kendallville died Saturday, June 30, 2012, at 11:35 a.m. in her residence.

She was a lifetime area resident. She retired from LDM Technologies in Kendallville.

Mrs. Jenkins was a member of Kendallville American Legion Post 86 Auxiliary, Kendallville American Legion Riders, Kendallville Eagles Lodge 985 Auxiliary, and a life member of Kendallville VFW Post 2749 Auxiliary.

She was born October 20, 1951, in Kendallville to Oved M. and Dorothy L. (McClelland) Powers. On March 22, 1968, in Kendallville she married Richard L. Jenkins. He survives in Kendallville.

Also surviving are a son and daughter-in-law, Matthew and Amanda Jenkins of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Vicky Hogge of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren, Kenneth Hogge, Kody Hogge, Mason Jenkins, and Kaylee Jenkins; two sisters, Barbara Powers of Kendallville and Demaris Powers of Kendallville; and a brother, Kenneth Powers of Kendallville.

She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at 6 p.m. in the New Life Tabernacle, 609 Patty Lane, Kendallville with Pastor James Archambeault officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery in DeKalb County at a later date.

Calling will be Tuesday, July 3, 2012, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the church.

Preferred memorials are to the American Cancer Society.

Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Cecie Shuck
July 9th, 2012 12:32pm
South Milford

I had the pleasure of getting to know Pam when I started working at VFW Post 2749. I am truly sorry for your loss she was a very sweet women and I will miss her. Your family are in my prayers

Judy Gilbert
July 5th, 2012 6:58pm
Fort Wayne

Vicky, I as so sorry for your loss. Moms are very special people. I too just recently lost my mom and I know we have to treasure our memories with them. God bless you and your family.

David and Lori Preston
July 3rd, 2012 5:47pm

Richard, So sorry to hear of Pam's passing. Sometimes we just don't understand these things. Someday you will see her again, and maybe know why. David and I have always enjoyed hanging with the two of you at the Eagles. Pam was a wonderful person. If you need anything at all, please don't hesitate to let us know.

Steve and Dixie Leins
July 3rd, 2012 2:19pm
Corunna, In. 46730

You have our deepest sympathy for your family. Pam will be remembered and missed by all her friends.

JoAnn McNickle-Stoppenhagen
July 3rd, 2012 4:52am
Fort Wayne

Dear Richard,I am so sorry to hear of your loss.May the Lord be with you and your family at this time.I will keep you in my prayers.

George and Joni Bruce
July 2nd, 2012 3:03pm

Dear Richard, Matthew and Vickie, So sorry to hear of your loss. Pam was such a warm and friendly person. We are keeping your family in our prayers.

Nila Ward
July 1st, 2012 11:13pm
Fort Wayne

Matt, Vickie and Richard, So sorry for your loss. Pam was such a special person. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Ed and Lois Huff
July 1st, 2012 1:30pm

Richard and Vickie, So sorry to hear of your loss you and your family will be in our prayers. I think of all the good times I had working with Pam.