Thursday, May 27, 2021

Updated Obituary - Linda Karen (Green) Jenkins

Linda Karen (Green) Jenkins, 78, of Adrian MO, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 29, 2021 at the Adrian United Methodist Church in Adrian, MO with burial to follow in Crescent Hill Cemetery, Adrian. Memorial contributions may be made to the Adrian United Methodist Church.

Linda, known as “Kay”, was born July 21, 1942 in Evening Shade, Arkansas to Aubrey Green and Lorene (Barnett) Green. After graduating from Archie High School, she moved to Kansas City and worked at a bank downtown. Kay married Nicky Jenkins on August 29, 1964 and soon after moved back to the family farm. From this union, two children were born, Holly and Scott.

Throughout her lifetime, Kay was a very active member of the Adrian United Methodist Church. She was involved in many activities at church, including being a member of the Wagner-Jackson Circle of United Methodist Women. She greatly loved the fellowship of many friends and for a number of years, she helped with funeral dinners.

Kay enjoyed her bowling league, being a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and spending time with her grandchildren. She delighted in playing cards with friends and all types of games with her family.

Kay was preceded in death by her parents, Aubrey and Lorene Green; brother, Bob Green; sister, Madeline (Green) Davis; and grandson, Corey Urie. She is survived by daughter, Holly (Jenkins) Urie; a son, Scott Jenkins and wife Lavanya, of Adrian, MO; one sister, Carolyn (Green) Alm, of Lake Winnebago, MO; four granddaughters, Cassidy Urie and Chelsea (Urie) Bezold and husband Will, of Columbia, MO; and Morgan Jenkins and Emma Jenkins, of Lee’s Summit, MO; and one grandson, Owen Jenkins, of Lee’s Summit, MO.

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