Donell Jenkins

March 19, 2024

Donell Jenkins Obituary

With much love spread and many memories shared, our beloved Donell accepted his angel's invitation into the kingdom on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at Mercer Medical Hospital in Trenton, New Jersey. As a result, our hearts are less bright but we know the heavens are filled with extra doses of love, joy, peace and laughter.

Donell D. Jenkins, born on June 22, 1971, in Trenton, New Jersey to Druscilla Patrice Jenkins. He remained a lifelong Trenton resident.  

He was educated in the Trenton public schools. Donell was employed as a wet wash mobile detailer for Paul Williams from 2015 until 2024.  

In his leisure time, Donell enjoyed watching gymnastics and he also was an avid fan of boxing. He enjoyed listening to The Chronic by Snoop Doggy Dog.  

He was preceded in death by his mother Druscilla Patrice Jenkins; his father; his brother Robert "LC" Jenkins.  

Donell's memory will be cherished and forever remembered by his brother Rasheen (Diana) Jenkins of Trenton, NJ; one daughter Dominique Carmichael of Trenton, NJ; three grandchildren Shaniyah Monah Carmichael (Air Force), Alanique Tahjohnna Cooper and Eric Govan River both of Trenton, NJ; one niece Tanika Jackson, Zaneya Oinones; Zahir Jackson and Zakai Richard all of Trenton, NJ and Stacie Todd; his friend Paul "Biz" Williams; a host of cousins, other relatives and friends. 


Funeral service will be 11am Monday, April 8, 2024 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Calling hour will be 10am until the time of service. Interment will be at Fountain Lawn Memorial Park, Ewing, NJ.

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Calling Hour
April 8, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618

Funeral Service
April 8, 2024

11:00 AM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618


Fountain Lawn Memorial Park


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