Karen (Knox) Jenkins

June 2, 1944 ~ May 26, 2019 (age 74)

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Karen Jenkins, 74, of Eugene, Missouri passed away Sunday, May 26, 2019 at SSM St. Mary’s Medical Center in Jefferson City, Missouri.  She was born June 2, 1944 in Cochran, California the daughter of the late Gordon and Laura (Salley) Knox.  On June 20, 1967 in Garden Grove, California he was united in marriage to John D. Jenkins who survives of the home.

Other survivors include,

Sons, Dale Jenkins of Eldon, MO; Kenneth Jenkins (Linda) of Santee, CA; David Jenkins of San Diego, CA; Don Jenkins (Dorothy) of Lake Tapps, WA; Robert Jenkins of FL; Steve Jenkins (Danielle) of Orange, CA

Eighteen Grandchildren & Sixteen Great Grandchildren

Brother, David Knox (Kathy) of Moreno Valley, CA

Sister, Carmel Wallace-Medley (Alicia) of Crestline, CA

Several Nieces & Nephews

A son, Christian Fairbanks preceded her in death.

Karen was a member of the Eugene Christian Church of Eugene, MO.

Per her wishes, her body has been cremated and a Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 12:00 PM at the Eugene Christian Church. Interment will be held at Spring Garden Cemetery at a later date.

Memorials in her name are suggested In Care of the Family at P.O. Box 5 Eldon, MO  65026


Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO.   

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Memorial Service
June 2, 2019

12:00 PM
Eugene Christian Church

Eugene, MO 65032

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