Lila F. Jenkins

August 28, 1931October 7, 2021

PEKIN ~ Lila Hymbaugh Jenkins, 90, of Pekin, passed away at 11:06 p.m. Thursday, October 7, 2021 at UnityPoint Health in Pekin.

Born August 28, 1931 in Dillon Township, Tazewell County to Ray W. and Jennie M. (Jennings) Hymbaugh, she married William A. Jenkins on July 3, 1953 in Pekin. He died August 17, 2008 in Pekin. She also was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Homer Hymbaugh, Wilbur Hymbaugh and Wesley Hymbaugh and three sisters, Violet Kleinblossom, Donna J. Hymbaugh and Doris Bordner.

Lila is survived by many nieces and nephews and many great and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was employed by Caterpillar, Inc. in Morton as a parts analyst for 30 years, retiring in 1981.

Her funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at Glendale Memorial Gardens Chapel of Dreams Mausoleum. Pastor James C. McClarey will officiate. There will be no visitation. Entombment will follow. Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be made to Kemmerer Village for Children, 941 North 2500 East Road, Assumption, Illinois 62510.

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Brenda Nafziger

October 9, 2021

I cannot express how much I love this lady and cherish all the time I was able to spend with her.

Penny Hymbaugh

October 8, 2021

Your big heart, your intelligence and your wit will so be missed.
Rest in Peace