Donell Jenkins, a longtime Rockaway resident, died August 21.
Jenkins was born in Reevesville, South Carolina on March 24, 1953 and has lived in Rockaway for the past 15 years. He was a maintenance worker.
Jenkins was preceded in death by his father, Tobi Jenkins; brother, Rudolph; grandmother, Inez Lewis; grandfather, Roosevelt Lewis; grandmother, Flossie Jenkins; and grandfather, Paul Jenkins.
He is survived by his mother, Rosenell Jenkins; sister, Marilyn Quarles; brothers, Calvin Jenkins, Brights Jenkins (Kim) and Corey Jenkins (Tasha); aunts, Carrie Moultrie, Nora Harrison, Betty Bolden, Paulen Riley, Dorothy Britt, Delores Bruce, and Margie Green; uncles, Roosevelt Lewis, Marion Moultirie, Eddie Jenkins and Pete Green; god brother, Ramel St. Hill; cousin, Roseann Lyerly; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements and service were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York.