Michael Ray Jenkins

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Michael Ray Jenkins, 55, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at his home, following a lengthy illness. He was born on June 23, 1958, in Nevada, to Raymond John Jenkins and Shirley Ann Helums Jenkins. He married Amber Deanne Dahmer, in Nevada, on Sept. 9, 2000, and she survives of the home.

Mike was raised in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School in 1976. He worked as a custom fertilizer applicator most of his life and was owner/operator of Jenkins Lime for the past 10 years. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the North American Hunting Club. Mike was a member of the Nevada Elks Lodge No. 564.

In addition to his wife, Amber, he is survived by five daughters, Devon Murray, and her husband, Jerry, Claremore, Okla., Kayla Seaver, and her husband, Chris, Nevada, Brianna Jenkins, Nevada, Jaycee Jenkins and Callee Jenkins, of the home; one son, Michael Wyatt Jenkins, also of the home; his mother, Shirley Jenkins, of Nevada; two sisters, Deb Anderson and her husband, Andy, Nevada, and Rayna Handly and her husband, Bill, Richards, Mo.; six grandchildren, Kelcie Jenkins, Feby Jenkins, Jake Murray, Dakota Jones, Lane Jones and Xenia Seaver. Extended surviving family includes numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father, Raymond Jenkins.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. Roger Beach officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to a scholarship fund for his children in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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