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Larry Keith Jenkins (2007)


Posted By: Treva Patterson (email)
Date: 10/3/2007 at 15:42:17

Des Moines Register, Des Moines, Iowa
Wednesday, October 3, 2007


Services for Lawrence Keith Jenkins, 71, who died Monday October 1, 2007 will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday October 5 at the First Baptist Church in Indianola.

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Friday, October 5 at the Moon Cemetery, Macksburg, Iowa.

Surviving are his wife Sally; children, Jeffrey Jenkins of Macksburg, Jacque Glascock of Indianola, John Jenkins of Baltimore, MD, and James (Shelly) Jenkins of Zwingle; six grandchildren, Jennifer (Mike) Hayes, Brian Glascock, Gerold (Jessica) Glascock, Jerimy Jenkins, Jordon Glascock, Scott Jenkins; three great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Hayes, Cheyenne and Kayla Glascock; a sister, Nancy (Dale) Walters of Kansas City, MO; and sister-in-law, Lou Jenkins; and two brothers, Russell and Byron Jenkins.

Visitation will be held 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, October 4 at Overton Funeral Home where family will be present to greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m.

Winterset Madisonian, Winterset, Iowa
October 3, 2007


Larry Keith Jenkins, 71, died Oct. 1, 2007.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 5, at the First Baptist Church in Indianola. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 5, at Moon Cemetery in rural Macksburg. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 4, at Overton Funeral Home where the family will be present from 6-8 p.m.

Larry was born in Independence, Mo., to Wilbur and Nellie Jenkins and was a graduate of Cameron High School in Cameron, Mo. His marriage to Sally took place Sept. 29, 1957, at the Baptist Church in Macksburg. Larry worked for several farmers in Central Iowa, including the areas of Hartford, Booneville and Farrar. He and his family moved to Indianola in 1960, where he worked for Dick Currier and then returned after a couple of years and worked for Marywood Farms. Upon retirement, he had worked a total of 34 years for the Diehl family. In 1985, he and Sally moved to town.

After retirement, Larry became a custodian for the First Baptist Church, where he also helped with Boy Scout Troop #124.

He was preceded in death by two brothers Russell Jenkins and Byron Jenkins.

He is survived by his wife, Sally, of Indianola; three sons Jeffrey Jenkins of Macksburg, John Jenkins of Baltimore, Md., and James Jenkins of Zwingle; one daughter, Jacque Glascock of Indianola; a sister, Nancy Walters of Kansas City, Mo.; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be given to the First Baptist Church of Indianola.

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