Kay Jenkins

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Kay Jenkins, daughter of the late Charles Smith and Josie Grayum Smith, was born on January 14, 1950, in Bernie, Missouri, and departed this life on December 19, 2023, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, at the age of 73.

Mrs. Jenkins had worked for Richard’s Gift Wrapping in Dexter, Missouri and Good Humor Breyer Ice Cream in Sikeston, Missouri. She was a member of First General Baptist Church in Dexter and a resident of Dexter. She enjoyed crafts, making wreaths, reading her bible, and spending time with her family.

On June 6, 1970, in Bernie, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Bob Jenkins. Mr. Jenkins survives of their home in Dexter.

Along with her husband, she is survived by her son, Donald Jenkins and wife Lea of Dexter, Missouri; her daughter, Sherry Partin and husband Patrick of Dexter, Missouri, by three brothers, Gaylon Smith of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Charles Smith Jr. of Sikeston, Missouri, and David Smith of Belleville, Illinois; by two sisters, Nancy Dockins of O’Fallon, Missouri, and Shirley Grimes of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; and by her grandson, Nathan Waters.

Funeral services were conducted at Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter on December 23, 2023. Interment followed in the Dexter Cemetery.

Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter assisted with arrangements.