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Eva Jo Jenkins

Eva Jo Jenkins, age 79, of Forsyth, Missouri, passed away quietly at her home with family by her side, Thursday, November 21, 2019. She entered this life February 22, 1940, in Forsyth, Missouri, the daughter of Elias and Martha (Mahr) Ragsdale. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.


Eva Jo Jenkins

With a heart for the Lord, Eva Jo was actively involved in Riverview Bible Baptist church in Forsyth, Missouri. She went to Bible studies and every service she could attend. Leading an active life, she was often found crafting, going to flea markets and yard sales, gardening, painting and cooking. During her working years, Eva Jo was in foodservice. She always had a smile and an open heart for the ones she met. Most of all, she loved her family. She will be greatly missed.


Eva Jo is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Chester Jenkins; brother, Dewey Ragsdale; and sister, Cubine Wood.


She is survived by her son, Chris (Lagena) Jenkins of Forsyth, Missouri; grandson, Shaun Jenkins of Forsyth, Missouri; granddaughter, Korie (Caleb) Cox of Texas; five greatgrandchildren; and three nephews.


Inurnment will be at a later time in Ragsdale Cemetery. A memorial service will be 1:00 PM, Sunday December 1, 2019, at the Taney County Senior Friendship Center in Forsyth, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made in Eva Jo’s name to the Riverview Bible Baptist Church in Forsyth, Missouri. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.

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