Dorothy M. Jenkins
TERRE HAUTE - Dorothy M. (Hanes) Jenkins passed away surrounded by her family Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Springhill Village. She was born April 23, 1935, in Terre Haute, to Robert Jeffords and Cleora Henry Jeffords.
Dorothy worked as a medical records clerk at Union Hospital over 30 years. She was a member of the Southside Church of Christ, belonged to the Sycamore Club and the Wabash Western Riders, loved to play Euchre and go shopping, and was known for the best lasagna ever.
Dorothy is survived by her husband of 11 years, John Jenkins; daughters, Rhonda Crumley (David) and Becky Van Gilder (Richard); son, Rusty Hanes (Sherry); eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; stepdaughter, Cheryl Gaither (Bob); stepson, John Jenkins Jr.; and sister-in-law, Kathleen and Bob Decker.
She is preceded in death by her parents; and her first husband and father of her children, Russ Hanes.
A special thank-you to the staff at Springhill Village and Union Hospital for the exceptional care given to Dorothy.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in honor of Dorothy.
Visitation will be held on Friday, September 20, 2019, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at DeBaun Springhill Chapel.
Services will follow visitation with Pastor Tim Grubb officiating. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery.
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Debra & Jimm Nidlinger
Sep 19, 2019
Beautiful Whisper was purchased for the family of Dorothy M. Jenkins by Debra & Jimm Nidlinger.  Send flowers
Jeff Hayes
Sep 18, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. I myself lost my dad September the 12th and I know the grief and sorrow your family and friends are going through. With all my heart I am so sorry for your loss. We will keep John and his family and friends in our thoughts and prayers on there time of need.