Rev. Samuel Leroy Jenkins
Rev. Samuel Leroy Jenkins
  • July 31, 1956 - September 17, 2017
  • Markham, Illinois

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Rev. Samuel Leroy Jenkins, Jr, age 61. Beloved husband of 37 years to Wanda Henry-Jenkins; loving and devoted father of Joshua (Tiffiney) and Jazmine Jenkins; cherished grandfather of Sanaa, Nahla, Jaleel and Jade; devoted son of Helen L. Jenkins Early and the late Samuel L. Jenkins, Sr.; dearest brother of Richard (Kathy) Jenkins, Gregory (Deidre) Jenkins and the late Maurice (Fayme) Jenkins; fond step-brother of Patricia Shaw; loving uncle to a host of nieces and nephews. Ordained Minister of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, member of the 4th Episcopal District of the Chicago Annual Conference, Former President of the Greater Chicago Chapter of Wilberforce Alumni Assoc., Founder and Chair of the Martin Luther King Committee of the far South Suburban Ministerial Alliance, Staff Associate Minister at Shaffer AME Church, former assistant Coach Of University Park Little League baseball; current student at Payne theological Seminary in Wilberforce, Ohio; Director of the Christian Biblical Ministry Conference Call and Published Author of Amazing Grace; The Emmanuel 9. Visitation Friday 4-9pm at Orland Funeral Home 9900 W. 143rd Street, Orland Park. Viewing Saturday, 11am-12pm, Funeral Service at 12pm at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 3355 W. 139th Street, Robbins, IL . Interment will be at Eden Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.