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C. Paul Jenkins

d. January 29, 2015


Monday, February 2, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia.


Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. at Water Funeral Chapel.
Officiating will be: Rev. Glenn Forman.
Music provided by: selected favorite songs.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery with full military honors.
Pallbearers: Troy Johnston, Bobby Johnston, Jeff Gay, Alan Edfors, Bobby Welch and Mike Van. Honorary pallbearers: Ronnie McBride, Butch Welch, Burt Morris, Bruce Welch, Micha Johnston, and Bill Wise.

Carroll Paul Jenkins passed away at 11:58 a.m. on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at the Pike County Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, Missouri. Paul was drafted while in his senior year of high school into the U. S. Army during World War II. After serving his country, and upon his return, he married Marjorie Johnston and began working in 1949 at CE Refractories near Farber. Paul was proficient at many jobs there and retired after 35 years of service. He enjoyed many hobbies, including woodworking, fishing, horseback riding, gardening, bicycling, camping, and spending time with his grandkids.

Born: November 6, 1926 in rural Jonesburg, Missouri the son of William F. and Carrie (Horton) Jenkins.

Married: Marjorie Elizabeth Johnston on December 11, 1948 at the First Presbyterian Church in Vandalia; she survives.

Survivors include: wife, Marjorie of Vandalia; one daughter, Lula Sims and husband, C. L. of Middletown, Missouri; three granddaughters: Lisa Shimp and husband, Brian of Frankford, Missouri; Regina Cover and husband, William of Bowling Green; Melissa Baskett and husband, Jared of Vandalia; four great-grandchildren: Haley Baskett, Kaleb Baskett, Mealiea Cover and Bridgett Cover; raised also by Paul and Marjorie in their home, Shirley Johnson, Robert Johnston, Everett Johnston, Debbie Ammeter, Jon Paul Bergman, Jason Bergman, and Bruce Welch; one surviving sister: Helen F. Kidd of Bowling Green.

Preceded in death by: parents; four siblings: William Jenkins, Alvin Jenkins, Louise Waring and Dolly (Carrie) Welch; one niece, Mary Ann Jenkins.

Memorials may be made to to the Tri-County Saddle Club or the Elm Grove Baptist Church.

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