Dorothy Lucille Jenkins, 98, Savannah, MO

Dorothy Lucille Jenkins, 98, Savannah, MO

Dorothy Lucille Jenkins, 98, Savannah, MO, went to be with her Lord, on Monday October 28, 2013, at LaVerna Village Nursing Home, Savannah, MO.
Dorothy Lucille Jenkins, 98, Savannah, MO, went to be with her Lord, on Monday October 28, 2013, at LaVerna Village Nursing Home, Savannah, MO.

She was born in Wyeth, MO on May 2, 1915 to the late Robert and Olive (Buck) Smith. Dorothy married Howard A. Jenkins on August 27, 1936 in Troy, KS, and they had 53 years of marriage and he preceded her in death on September 18, 1989. She was of the Christian faith, lived most of her life in Andrew County farming, enjoyed gardening, was involved with the Andrew County Senior Center, and loved her family dearly.

Dorothy was preceded in death by an infant daughter; four brothers, Albert, Hugh, Glen, and Donald Smith.

Survivors: three daughters, Adena “Jackie Jenkins, St. Joseph, MO, Frankie Bashor, King City, MO, Connie Traub, Kansas City, MO; six grandchildren, Jenny (Craig) Karr, Jackie Young, Rick (Louise) Bashor, Rob Bashor, Michelle “Pepper” (Jeff) Boursheski), and Dottie (Grant) Tysdahl; seven great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Graveside Services: 11:00 AM Thursday, October 31 at Savannah Cemetery. Public visitation and family receiving hours will be 6 – 8 PM Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at the funeral home. Memorial donations suggested to Hands of Hope Hospice or choice of the donor.

Breit - Hawkins Funeral Home 813-324-3166
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