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Vanessa Jenkins Obituary


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“Vanessa is and always will be my hero. She was my inspiration for wanting to set high goals for myself. We went through a lot together and when she...Read More »
1 of 80 | Posted by: Crystal Burnett - Lawndale, CA

“To: Delores and Family Members of Vanessa Jenkins, Jesus said, "I am the resurrection and the life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead,...Read More »
2 of 80 | Posted by: George Griffin - Lakewood, CA

“To: Albert,Khalil,Ma Delois,and Wesley...I was totally devastated when I learned about Vanessa's passing. My heart is so broken. I was on my way to...Read More »
3 of 80 | Posted by: RONNIE O'NEAL-ROPER - HOUSTON, TX

“To Wes,Lois,son, and spouse: Vanessa was a sweet person to know. She had a beautiful smile and today she is smiling down from heaven. Look to the...Read More »
4 of 80 | Posted by: Vanessa Hopkins - Reform, AL

“TO THE BELOVED FAMILY OF VANESSA JENKINS; WE R PRAYING FOR U THAT U BE COVERED BY THE LOVING ARMS OF JESUS AND THAT HE'LL SEE U THRU. ”
5 of 80 | Posted by: Cal Brown & Hopkins family - PLF, NJ

“Delois and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss and I am praying for you and your family. ”
6 of 80 | Posted by: David Silver - Corona, CA

“My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family of Vanessa. May God comfort and give you peace during this difficult time. Vanessa will be...Read More »
7 of 80 | Posted by: Felicia DuPuch - Carson, CA

“Delois my sister my heart goes out for you. May God keep pouring his mercy and gory upon you. your a very strong lady. If you ever need a friend I'll...Read More »
8 of 80 | Posted by: Bernita Woods - Long Beach, CA

“Delois and Family, Delois I just heard about the passing of you daughter Vanessa. I am so sorry to hear of your loss and I am praying for you and...Read More »
9 of 80 | Posted by: Owen M. McGarry - Chino, CA

“Delois and Family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. I know that this is a difficult time for you but just know that God hears the cry of broken...Read More »
10 of 80 | Posted by: Joyce Drake - Norwalk, CA

“To The Family of Vanessa, May God be your comforter at this challenging time in your lives, My prayers of peace and wonderfully cherished memories...Read More »
11 of 80 | Posted by: Michelle Thomas-Amalaha - Frisco, TX

“My thoughts and prayers are with your family. My memories of sitting at Mrs Hattie's table drinking milk with Vanessa and Wesley, she said it will...Read More »
12 of 80 | Posted by: Timika Lanier Navarrete - FL

“U all are in my thoughts & PRAYERS!!! ”
13 of 80 | Posted by: JoJo Moore - Gordo, AL

“Vanessa, My friend, my sister, and now God's Angel...Thank you for being a friend. Thank you for the times we shared and the memories that I have...Read More »
14 of 80 | Posted by: Adrienna Boynton - Los Angeles, CA

“I knew Vanessa when we were in high school together in Carrollton. She was a sweet friend and I definitely remember her contagious smile. I know she...Read More »
15 of 80 | Posted by: Melanie - Norcross, GA

“Please accept my most heartfelt sympathies for your loss…my thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. Carleen Dias ...Read More »
16 of 80 | Posted by: Carleen - Fort Worth, TX

“Delois, My heart goes out to you and your family.What a great loss. May God get you thru this tough time. I will say prayers for you and your family...Read More »
17 of 80 | Posted by: Margaret Carter - Lomita, CA

“To the family of Vanessa, My twin sister (Sheila) and I knew Vanessa from elementary all the way through high school. She could truly light up a...Read More »
18 of 80 | Posted by: Shanta Washinton Morrison - AL

“Albert, Khalil and family. May God embrace and keep you during this time. Know Vanessa is resting and so very happy to be in the presence of the Lord...Read More »
19 of 80 | Posted by: NICOLE BURNS-HENDERSON - CA

“Vanessa you were a great co-worker and even a greater friend. I'll never forget you and the times we shared together. Now you are in a better place...Read More »
20 of 80 | Posted by: Gabriela Rojas - Brooklyn, NY

“Dear Delois and Family, Words can not express how very very sorry I am for your loss of Vanessa. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your...Read More »
21 of 80 | Posted by: Zondra Stevenson - Torrance, CA

“Vanessa was one of the nicest people I have ever known. Her smile, spirit and love was so infectious that it made you want to do the same. I am so...Read More »
22 of 80 | Posted by: Purcy Robinson - Rahway, NJ

“To the family of Vanessa: I will always remember Vanessa's beautiful smile and spirit. There was always a ray of sunshine, when in her presence. ...Read More »
23 of 80 | Posted by: Mary E Collins - Edison, NJ

“To the Family Of Vanessa J. i pray your strength during this difficult time.I pray Our Mighty God wrapps his loveing arms around you like never...Read More »
24 of 80 | Posted by: Kermie Mack Jr. - Inglewood, CA

“To Vanessa's family, I pray comfort and memories of joy. Vanessa and I were members of the same choir at Faithful Central in LA. I have...Read More »
25 of 80 | Posted by: Reyna Gaar - Inglewood, CA

“I have a multitude of memories of Vanessa,and moments of laughter that made tears come to our eyes, she was a Sister to me and a Friend, Albert...Read More »
26 of 80 | Posted by: Gwendolyn Williams - Newark, NJ

“To the family of Vanessa Jenkins,me & my family sends our deepest sympathy to u all & may God be with you during this time. ”
27 of 80 | Posted by: Joanne Miller - Carrollton, AL

“To my Beloved Sister Vanessa, I will truly miss you! You were one of a kind! Although we were miles apart you and Khalil were always on my mind and...Read More »
28 of 80 | Posted by: Angelique McKnight-Gonzalez - CA

“Hello so sorry to hear of Vanessa's passing. I am member of her Mother's church (New Mt. Pleasant), where we sing in the choir together. Keeping...Read More »
29 of 80 | Posted by: Mary Ell - Los Angeles, CA

“Albert, Khalil, Delois and Wesley, May the lives Vanessa ( Boo ) touched have an impact with her memory. She will always be remembered by her...Read More »
30 of 80 | Posted by: Jeanette Dancy - Tuscaloosa, AL

“Albert, Khalil, Delois and Wesley, My prayers are with you. My heart hurts for you. I will miss my friend, my sister. She taught me so much and I...Read More »
31 of 80 | Posted by: Kai Foster - Inglewood, CA

“Dearest Delois & Family: I am so very sorry to hear of your great loss and as I realize there are no words that can ease your pain, only GOD can. ...Read More »
32 of 80 | Posted by: Kim Perkins - Long Beach, CA

“Delois and Family: May the peace which comes from the memories of love shared, comfort you now and in the days ahead. May your memories give you...Read More »
33 of 80 | Posted by: Earenstine McCoy-Lewis - AL

“First to the family, my condolences and sympathy on your loss. Vanessa was a beautiful person. I enjoyed knowing her and laughing with her. We...Read More »
34 of 80 | Posted by: Monica Williams-Hazel - Bayonne, NJ

“to delios i give my deepest to you and family may you be more closer to god so he can console inyou beter than we can luv yuu from alcoa ”
35 of 80 | Posted by: sharon washington - long beach, CA

“Delois and Family, May knowing others care comfort you...may the memories of your special love return each day to bring you comfort. IN DEEPEST...Read More »
36 of 80 | Posted by: Bernie Harris & Family - CA

“Albert, Khalil, Ms. McCoy & Wes, I am so sorry for your loss. Vanessa will truely be missed. I lived with Vanessa for a brief time in 1997 in...Read More »
37 of 80 | Posted by: Mimi Cooper-Green - Los Angeles, CA

“Deloris, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. May God give you peace strength and comfort during this...Read More »
38 of 80 | Posted by: Patricia Wilson - Los Angeles, CA

“My memories of my big sister Vanessa: She taught me how to drive a stick shift car when we were 17 and 18 years old. She made me love snacking on...Read More »
39 of 80 | Posted by: April Gilbert - Houston, TX

“I met Vanessa online in our marketing class at University of Phoenix. I then visited Jersey where I met her and Khalil and her cousin at Jersey...Read More »
40 of 80 | Posted by: Keena

“To Albert and Khalil, Unfortunately I am unable to be with you both during this difficult time. I am currently out of state and will not return until...Read More »
41 of 80 | Posted by: Bishop Azel C. Colston, Jr. - NJ

“Remembering Vanessa's brilliant & bright smile...It will be the little things that you will remember too,the quiet moments,the smiles, the laughter....Read More »
42 of 80 | Posted by: Michelle Plott-Bryant - AL

“I knew her as a very sweet person when she was growing up she was a verry wonderful kid we had 15 hours of conversation and i really really got to...Read More »
43 of 80 | Posted by: Berince Williams - AL - Friend

“Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. Please remember the sorrow of the faithful is not that of permanent loss,but the tender sense of sadness...Read More »
44 of 80 | Posted by: Charles-Louise Plott - Carrollton, AL

“Vanessa will be truly missed. She was a bright shining star and always had a smile on her face whenever you would meet her. My prayers are with you...Read More »
45 of 80 | Posted by: Maggie Rogers - Carrollton, AL

“To the family of Vanessa , my condolences are with you. I knew Vanessa from High School. We attended a Vocational school together, where we took...Read More »
46 of 80 | Posted by: Gwendolyn Easterwood - Reform, AL

“Sorry, for your lost we must stand on the promises of God believing that to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. God promise His...Read More »
47 of 80 | Posted by: Elizabeth Bell - New Rochelle, NY

“Sorry for your lost. I didn't know Vanessa personally. I met you through Diana Ealey.You will be in our prayers. ”
48 of 80 | Posted by: Ken Anderson - Corona, CA

“My prayers goes out to Mrs. Vanessa Jenkins' family in your hour of bereavement. May God continue to strenghten your hearts and know he does not make...Read More »
49 of 80 | Posted by: TERESA HUGHES - CARROLLTON, AR

“To Delois and family I am very sorry to hear of your lost. I will be praying for you and Wesley. ”
50 of 80 | Posted by: Lucy Conner - Torrance, CA

“Delois, Wesley, Khalil, Albert & Nestle: I am so sorry to hear about Vanessa - your daughter, sister, mother and wife. May the comfort of God...Read More »
51 of 80 | Posted by: Alice Morton - Inglewood, CA

“It's hard to believe that Vanessa is gone, but I know that she is with the Father. Although she had not been singing with us for quite some time,...Read More »
52 of 80 | Posted by: Darlene Bakari - Plainfield, NJ

“Delois and family, I am so sorry about your loss, make God be with you and your family. ”
53 of 80 | Posted by: Brenda Taylor - Torrance, CA

“Delois and family, My prayers are with you, Vanessa is in a better place now with our father up above. ”
54 of 80 | Posted by: Dion Rogers - Torrance, CA

“Delois, My deepest condolences to you and your family. Keep your faith in GOD. He will help you and your family in times of sadness. Regards, ...Read More »
55 of 80 | Posted by: Victor Martinez - Walnut, CA

“Delois, I was deeply saddened to hear about the death of your daughter. I know how difficult this must be for you. You are in my thoughts and...Read More »
56 of 80 | Posted by: JP - Torrance, CA

“Delois, I am so sorry about your loss. My deepest sympathies. Be strong and know that she will always be with you in your heart. Ayanthie ”
57 of 80 | Posted by: Ayanthie - Torrance, CA

“So sorry to hear about your lost. All your friends at Alcoa have you in their prayers. May God keep you strong. ”
58 of 80 | Posted by: Ron Hart - Torrance, CA

“Although I was only in her presence once she left a lasting impression on me. She was very kind and made me feel welcomed. The family is in my...Read More »
59 of 80 | Posted by: shantel bryan - somerset, NJ

“ALBERT, DELOIS,KHALIL, WESLEY, AND FAMILY, MAY YOU FIND PEACE KNOWING THAT GOD CARES FOR ALL OF YOU,LOOK TO HIM FOR PEACE AND STRENGH. LOVE YOU,...Read More »
60 of 80 | Posted by: MARY L LEWIS - Union, NJ

“ALBERT, DELOIS,KHALIL, WESLEY, AND FAMILY, MAY YOU FIND PEACE KNOWING THAT GOD CARES FOR ALL OF YOU,LOOK TO HIM FOR PEACE AND STRENGH. LOVE YOU,...Read More »
61 of 80 | Posted by: MARY L LEWIS - Union, NJ

“Delois, Wesley and the whole family, I will keep all of you in my prayers in this time of sorrow. May God bless you. ”
62 of 80 | Posted by: Rere Robinson - Torrance, CA

“Delois, Wesley and the whole family, I will keep all of you in my prayers in this time of sorry. ”
63 of 80 | Posted by: Rere Robinson - Torrance, CA

“SORRY FOR YOUR LOST FROM: CYNTHIA LLOYD@FAMILY TAKE CARE ”
64 of 80 | Posted by: cynthia lloyd - inglewood, CA

“My Dear Friend, You have my hope that you find peace and love during this time of sorrow. You have my love and hope for you. Love Suree ”
65 of 80 | Posted by: Suree Deesub - Torrance, CA

“I express my deepest sympathy. May the Lord give you peace in this time of sorrow. May He hold you in his arms while counting all your tears. .....Read More »
66 of 80 | Posted by: Conrad Patterson - Torrance, CA

“dear albert and khalil, idk what to say i cant believe she's qone last time i saw her she was uhpp and movinqq. im really going to miss her...Read More »
67 of 80 | Posted by: brianna - paterson, NJ

“Delois, What could I possibly say to make the pain go away . I just wanted you to know that I am praying that God will show favor and that you know...Read More »
68 of 80 | Posted by: Trudy Howard - San Pedro, CA

“To Khalil, Albert, Wesley, Ms. McCoy and family, I was deeply saddened when I heard of your loss. Vanessa was truly a loving, caring person. I will...Read More »
69 of 80 | Posted by: Roberta Loften - Elizabeth, NJ

“To Albert, Khalil, Wesley and the one closest to my heart, Delois. I can't tell you how sad I am for you. My heart goes out to each and every one of...Read More »
70 of 80 | Posted by: Diana Ealey - Carson, CA

“Ms. McCoy, Al, Khalil, my heart goes out to you all. Vanessa meant so many things to me as she did to others, but to all she was love eternal and...Read More »
71 of 80 | Posted by: Michael - Inglewood, CA

“Vanessa, I can't even express how much ur lost has meant to us. My heart hurts and I am deeply saddend. I love u so much V.J and I pray for comfort...Read More »
72 of 80 | Posted by: Vanessa Williams - Pomona, CA

“To Delois and Wesley: May God bless you and keep you strong in your time of sorrow. I love you both and will always be here for you. I will truly...Read More »
73 of 80 | Posted by: Kaye Finney - Los Angeles, CA

“To Albert, Jr aka Fatboy and Khalil. I was sitting here trying to find the right words. I can only remind you of what Paul said, To be "absent from...Read More »
74 of 80 | Posted by: Dennis Jenkins - union, NJ

“To my son Albert and grandson Khalil, Vanessa was a wonderful person and a joy to be around. I feel blessed to have known her and to witness the...Read More »
75 of 80 | Posted by: Ruth Jenkins-Pierre - irvington, NJ

“My condolences to Vanessa's Family, During this time of great sorrow, may it comfort you to know that others are deeply touched by your loss. I...Read More »
76 of 80 | Posted by: Lynn (tlppta@yahoo.com)

“Delois, Wesley and the entire family, my most heartfelt condolences to you. I will keep all of you in my prayers. May God keep you and continue to...Read More »
77 of 80 | Posted by: Brenda Stamps - Inglewood, CA

“Vanessa, I remember the one and only time we sang "Be Encouraged" at choir rehearsal...man, that was like 20 years ago...where did the tyme go?? Know...Read More »
78 of 80 | Posted by: Dana Glover - Long Beach, CA

“Sending my prayers for Delois and her family. Praying for her peace, strength, and understanding. You love Vanessa but God loves her most. Know that...Read More »
79 of 80 | Posted by: Anissa Campbell - Hawthorne, CA

“Vanessa was such a good soul an amazing woman!!! I am so blessed to have known her. Vanessa has made such a significant impact on my life and given...Read More »
80 of 80 | Posted by: Yasmine Loften - Union, NJ


Vanessa Jenkins age 40 of Irvington died on Thursday July 15, at home. Born in Cincinnati Ohio she came to New Jersey in 2001 and lived the last 6 years in Irvington. Vanessa was a nurse for Sloan Kettering in New York. Vanessa is survived by her beloved husband Albert Jr her loving son Khalil Davis, her mother Delois McCoy, her brother Wesley McCoy, and her Dog Nestle. In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to Susan G Komen for the Cure 785 Springfield Ave Summit NJ 07901

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