Pocomoke City renames street, honors Bishop
POCOMOKE CITY, Md. – The city of Pocomoke made history on Saturday, and it was all to honor one man who has spent his life serving the city.
Short Street is now named Bishop Isaac Jenkins Street, and it’s the first time the city has renamed a street.
The change is in honor of Jenkins, who was a pastor in the city for decades and spent time mentoring youths, helping the church, and giving back to the community.
Dozens of friends, family, and officials all came out to the renaming ceremony.
Jenkins’ family says this is what he deserves and they were proud to honor him.
“I always said give him his flowers while he can smell them, because his motto is ‘am I living in vain?’ It’s not in vain, you can just see the people here, and all that he’s done, and I’m just so happy, and my mother is in heaven, just smiling,” his daughter, Rotunda Jenkins, said.
The ceremony included a choir, several speakers, and lots of prayer to honor Jenkins.