Mrs. Jenkins Services Conducted in Potosi
Funeral services were conducted Saturday in Potosi for Mrs. Clara Louise Jenkins, who died in St. Louis on Wednesday, April 27, 1960.
Mrs. Jenkins (nee Wilkenson, should be Wilkinson) was born May 7, 1883 at Palmer and at the time of her death was 76 years old. She was united in marriage to William Jenkins on January 7, 1899, and eleven children were born to this union. Mr. Jenkins and two children preceded her in death.
Mrs. Jenkins professed faith in Christ and became a member of the First Baptist Church of Potosi on May 15, 1921. She was a devoted member at the time of her passing.
Survivors include seven sons - Claude of Springfield, Mo; Buford, Merlin, Russell and Leon all of St. Louis; Eddie and Howard of Phoenix, Ariz; two daughters, Ruth (Mrs. Burl Funk) of St. Louis and Helen (Mrs E. L. Welborn) of Potosi, one brother, S. J. Wilkenson (sic) of St. Louis and one sister, Mrs. Eugene Dickey, of Farmington.
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