Kenyoda Jayce Morris-Jenkins, 5 days old, was born on Monday, May 11, 2015 at Mission Hospitals Mission Campus to parents, Lawrence William Morris and Kimber Dawn Jenkins of Cherokee. Following a short stay with his parents, he was called home on Saturday, May 16, 2015.
Along with his parents, Kenyoda is survived by his immediate family including brothers, Keagan Patrick Jenkins and Kyson Shawn Jenkins; sister, Kalaina Rayne Jenkins; maternal grandparents, Tonya (George) Jenkins and Emmett Jenkins all of Cherokee; paternal grandparents, Mary Regina Morris and Eric Morris of South Carolina; maternally, great-grandparents, Linda (Locust) George and Johnny K. George of Cherokee.
Also surviving are several aunts and uncles in North Carolina and South Carolina including: Brandy Jenkins, Rickenna McCoy, Heather Morris, Crystal McCain, Lea Abel Morris, Jason McCoy, Christopher Morris, Michael Morris, Zachery Morris, Robert Morris and Victor Morris; special mentioned second cousins, Corey Jenkins, Courtney George and Derrick Jenkins.
Kenyoda was preceded in death by a great-grandfather, Tom Harp and a great-grandmother, Alma B. Morris.
A visitation is being held at the Goose Creek Baptist Church starting at 5pm on Monday, May 18 and will last until the hour of funeral service on Tuesday, May 19 at 2pm. Pastor James Gunter will officiate. An immediate burial will follow near the family’s home along Herman Lambert road.
Long House Funeral Home assisted in the arrangements of services.