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Marada Jenkins

Thursday, February 27, 2003

Marada Jenkins, daughter of the late John Berry Allen and Martha Price Allen, was born on Feb. 1, 1903, in Stoddard County and died in the Des Peres Nursing Home at Des Peres on Monday, Feb. 24, 2003, at the age of 100. Mrs. Jenkins was of the Protestant faith and a school teacher at Walnut Grove School District. She was united in marriage to Clarence H. Jenkins on Oct. 6, 1923, at St. Louis. Mr. Jenkins preceded her in death on Jan. 7, 1990. Survivors include one son Allen C. Jenkins of Kirkwood; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister. Visitation will be held from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 28, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Clifford Wray officiating. Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.