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 Mildred Mae <I>Jenkins</I> Evans

Mildred Mae Jenkins Evans

Auxvasse, Callaway County, Missouri, USA
Death 7 Dec 2010 (aged 91)
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 62719149 · View Source
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Mildred Mae Jenkins Evans, 91, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. Service: 2 p.m. Friday at Arbor Lawn United Methodist Church, 5001 Briarhaven Rd., Fort Worth. Interment: Laurel Land Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Laurel Land. Memorials: May be made to Arbor Lawn UMC Building Fund at address above, in her memory, or Susan G. Komen for the Cure , attn: Donor Services, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas 75265-0309. Mildred was born June 30, 1919, in Auxvasse, Mo., to Evert and Mary Oma Jenkins. She was raised during the Depression in Mexico, Mo. She met the love of her life, Obie Evans, while she was in nursing school in Kansas City. In those days nurses could not be married, so her natural choice to marry and raise a family. She has two daughters, Dian and Carolyn, with whom she followed her husband from Army camps to Army posts in the days of the brown shoe Army. After military retirement, they settled in Fort Worth in 1968 where they found a wonderful church family at Westcliff United Methodist Church. Church activities, camping with friends and her family were the center of her life. She was the most wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and friend and will be missed by all of them. Mildred was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Obie Evans; and one brother. Survivors: Daughters, Dian and Howard Wright and Carolyn and David Leclaire; grandchildren, Kevin and Jessica Leclaire, Erin and Daniel Laine and children, Adam and Jennifer Wright and children, and Jenny Briones and children.
Published in Star-Telegram on December 9, 2010

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  • Created by: Tim Hawkins
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62719149
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mildred Mae Jenkins Evans (30 Jun 1919–7 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62719149, citing Laurel Land Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Tim Hawkins (contributor 46844902) .