|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1910|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 1985|
Helen's legal maiden name was Doty as she had been adopted.
Helen was born to Luther Anson and Eloda Maria (Minor) Jackson she was adopted by Clarence "C.J." John and Evalina Eliza (Button) Doty about 1918. She was raised in Corscia, South Dakota and graduated from Southern State Normal School of Springfield, SD in 1932 with a teaching degree. She taught in a one room school house for one year before marrying Harold O. Anderson on September 28, 1934. They were the parents of two sons and two daughters. Harold passed away on April 2,1946 and Helen married Roy Jennings on September 4 1948 in Slayton, Minnesota. They lived in Watertown, South Dakota until 1952 when due to seeking warmer weather for Helen's health, they moved to Wichita, Kansas. In 1953 they moved to Carthage, Missouri where they lived out the remainder of their lives.
Helen passed away July 14, 1985 and graveside services were Wednesday, July 17, 1985, at 10 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery with Rev. Sonny Shewmake, Pastor of Connor Ave. Baptist Church, Joplin, MO, officiating. Bearers were grandsons Randy McCullough, Roy Anderson, Tony Anderson, Stephen Hawkins and Charles Gilstrap and James Hendrix. Knell Mortuary was in charge of services.
Adopted Father-C. J.. Doty- Memorial #53700814
Adopted Mother-Evalina Doty- Memorial #53701350
Luther Anson Jackson (1861 - 1917)
Eloda Maria Minor Blake (1872 - 1945)
Roy Jennings (1899 - 1969)*
Harold Oscar Anderson (1912 - 1946)*
Robert LeRoy Anderson (1939 - 2010)*
Mary Esther Jackson Jennings (1899 - 1948)*
Kathryn May Jackson Messerschmidt (1902 - 1982)*
Elmer Earl Weeks (1905 - 1974)*
Helen Lucile Jackson Jennings (1910 - 1985)
Oak Hill Cemetery
Plot: 5th Addition Lot 36, Grave 7
Created by: Helen
Record added: Jul 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54443482