Maitland, Florida - Doris G. Jenkins, 96, of Maitland and formerly of Cayuga, Indiana, passed away at Noon EST Friday, January 17, 2020 at Savannah Cove of Maitland in Maitland, Florida.
She was born December 14, 1923 in Stewardson, Illinois, the daughter of the late Adran and Ethel Elliott. She married John S. Jenkins on June 8, 1947 in Cayuga, Indiana. He preceded her in death on July 6, 2013.
Survivors include one daughter, Iris (Vern) Cutshall of Orlando, Florida; son-in-law, Lester Burch of Lafayette, Indiana; two grandchildren, Sarah(Mark)Griffin of Denver, Colorado and Samuel Cutshall of Orlando, Florida; one great grandson, Hunter James Griffin of Denver, Colorado. Doris was preceded in death by her daughter, Rose M. Burch; sister, Marie Bensing and brother, David Elliott.
Doris was a member of the Cayuga Presbyterian Church. She was a veteran of W.W. II serving in the United States Navy. Doris graduated from Cayuga High School in 1941. She enjoyed going to flea markets, antiquing and wintering in Florida. She and her late husband, were the former owners/operators of Jenkins' Sundries in Cayuga.
Funeral services: 2 p.m. EST Saturday, January 25, 2020 at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana; Officiating: Rev. Brian Bartlett; Burial with Honors: Thomas Cemetery in Newport, Indiana; Visitation: Noon EST Saturday, January 25, 2020 until time of services at the funeral home. Contributions may be made to the Cayuga Presbyterian Church, PO Box 386,Cayuga, Indiana 47928-0386.
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