Daphine Philman Jenkins, 92, of Bunnell, passed from this life on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at Flagler Health and Rehabilitation Center in Bunnell following an extended illness. Born and raised in Bell, Florida to Sidney C. Philman and Reeta Thomas Philman, Daphine resided in Flagler County for the past 37 years. She was a homemaker and a member of New Hope Family Church in Bell. In addition to gardening and tending to her plants, Daphine enjoyed shopping at flea markets and yard sales, cooking and spending quality time with her family, especially her grand and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 45 years, Odell Jenkins, a son, Sidney Jenkins and a sister, Della Strickland.
Daphine is survived by her children, Rita George (Stevie) of Evans, GA, Bonita Davis (Joe) and Donita Long (Charlie) ,Danny Jenkins (Stacey), all of Bunnell, step-children, Merle Share (Marty) of Inverness and Daniel Odell Jenkins (Shirley) of Bell, a brother, Dale Philman of Lake City, a sister, Joey Owens of Gainesvile, 23 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren.
Services celebrating Daphine’s life will be at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at New Hope Family Church in Bell with Pastor Billy Philman officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday at the church from 1:00 P.M. until the time of services at 2:00 P.M.
Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial donations may be sent to the building fund at New Hope Family Church, P.O.Box 14, Bell, FL 32619.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Daphine’s Book of Memories Page at www.johnsonoverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.