Joanne Jenkins Obituary

Joanne  Jenkins
Joanne Jenkins

November 27, 1942 - May 9, 2015
Resided in Adel, IA
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Joanne Jenkins, 72, of Adel died at home on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 12 at New Hope Church of Adel. Interment will follow the service at Oakdale Cemetery.

Joanne was born in Dallas Center on November 27, 1942 to Cleaburg and Roberta (Sheaffer) McNair. In 1949 the family moved to Adel, and Joanne graduated from Adel High School. On February 14, 1961 Joanne married her high school sweetheart, Jerry D. Jenkins. In addition to being a busy mom of their two children, she also worked as a healthcare aide and later as a clerk for Baldon Hardware in Adel. Joanne was an active member of the Raccoon Valley Sportsmans Club and was proud to serve as their first female board member.

Joanne is survived by her husband, Jerry D. Jenkins and son, Jerry Lynn Jenkins (Michelle) of Adel; daughter, Judith Ann Jenkins of Cedar Rapids; and grandchildren, Ross and Kayse Jenkins of Adel; as well as other extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 11 at Iles Brandt Chapel in Dallas Center. Memorial contributions may be given to New Hope Church of Adel or to Care Initiatives Hospice in Joanne's name.

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Brandt Dallas Center
1301 Ash Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Monday, May 11, 2015
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
New Hope Church of Adel
25712 Hwy 6
Adel, IA 50003
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
10:30 AM
Oakdale Cemetery
Adel, IA US
Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Care Initiatives Hospice
7055 Vista Drive
West Des Moines, IA US 50266