Darius Jenkins, a avid rancher, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 in Durant, Okla. He was 87 years old. Darius was born to Henry Jenkins and Lissie Kitchens on Aug. 23, 1931. Darius married his love, Janett Hurt in 1952.
Mr. Jenkins loved being a rancher, enjoyed every part of it, especially watching the cattle. He loved spending time with family and friends and cherished when they would get together for his birthday parties. Darius was a member of the Caddo Church of Christ.
He is survived by his son, Mark Jenkins of Caddo, Okla.; Grandsons: Heath Jenkins and wife Melissa of Edmond, Okla., and Brice Jenkins of Caddo; Great-Grandchildren: Brooklyn Jenkins, Camryn Jenkins, Haydyn Jenkins, and Karlie Jenkins all of Edmond; Brother, Sidney Jenkins of Durant, and special friend Denise Duffee.
Mr. Jenkins is preceded in death by his parents, Henry Jenkins and Lissie Kitchens and his wife, Janett Jenkins.
Graveside service for Darius Jenkins is on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Gethsemane Cemetery in Caddo with Bro. Leon Dennis officiating.
Services are under the direction of Holmes~Coffey~Murray Funeral Home in Durant. www.holmescoffeymurray.com