Wilma Jenkins (94) of Iola


Published on August 19 2013 9:53 am

Wilma Jenkins (94) of Iola, Illinois died at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Helens TLC in Farina.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 20 at 2 p.m. at Neal Funeral Home, Louisville with Larry Cline officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 1-2 p.m. at Neal Funeral Home, Louisville. Burial will be in Iola Cemetery, Iola. Memorials may be made to the Baptist Children's Home in Carmi. Online condolences may be left by clicking here.

Wilma was born March 4, 1919 in Xenia, the daughter of William and Juanita (Haug) Onstott. She married Lester Jenkins September 19, 1936 in Marshall. She was a homemaker and truck driver. She was a member of Iola Baptist Church and taught Sunday School from nursery to preschool for 50 years. She loved to hunt mushrooms, fish, drive her truck and go fox hunting.

Survivors include sister-in-law, Marge Blair of Louisville, nephew, Ronald (wife Betty) Onstott of Farina and nieces, Connie (husband Gene) Toilliver of Flora and Marsha and Karen of Fort Wayne, Ind.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Lester May 31, 2012; brothers, Hollis Onstott and Everett Onstott and sisters, Mildred Fatheree and Hazel Solderquist.