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Wilena "Denkins" Tompkins

Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Wilena "Denkins" Tompkins
Wilena "Denkins" Tompkins, daughter of the late William Cletus and Julia "Ma" Menley Denkins, was born in Dexter on April 21, 1944, and died at the Mineral Area Hospital in Farmington on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006, at the age of 62.

Mrs. Tompkins had been a resident of the Dexter area most of her life. She was of the Baptist faith.

Surviving are two sons: Tony Heaton and his wife Pam of Wappapello, their three children, Michael and his wife Rhonda, Casey and Shelby; Jason Jines and his wife Patty of Dexter, their two children, Coty and Trevor; two daughters, Jamie Jenkins and her husband David of Poplar Bluff, their daughter, Sarah; Wren Wilkerson and her husband Brian of Puxico, their four children, Jesse, Brice, Gracey and Lanie; three brothers, Bill Denkins of Puxico, Ted Denkins of Dexter, and David Denkins of Bloomfield; one sister, Betty Acton of Dexter. She was preceded in death by one sister, Shirley Jeters of Dexter.

Visitation was held from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2006, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.

Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, 2006, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Rev. Buddy Heaton of Bloomfield officiating.

Interment will follow in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.

On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.


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