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Information for Clarence Jenkins

3 April, 1919 16 January, 1997

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1997
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Clarence Jenkins

    Clarence Jenkins, 77, of Wilder, died Saturday, January 11, 1997, at a Caldwell hospital of natural causes.  Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, January 16, 1997, at the Wilder Cemetery.  Pastor James Jefferies of Calvary Holiness Church, Wilder, will officiate.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Family and friends are asked to gather at the cemetery.
    Mr. Jenkins was born April 3, 1919, at Forsyth, Missouri, to Joe and Ola Jenkins.  He was reared and educated in the Arena Valley Community near Wilder.
    Clarence spent part of his young life in California driving logging trucks and later came back to Wilder to make his home.  He farmed and was foreman for the Wilder Irrigation District, Boise Board of Control for 17 years until his retirement.
    He is survived by his wife, Betty Jenkins of Wilder; 4 daughters, Faye Wiley of Washington D.C., Carol Hobson of Emmett, Marty Baker and Elaine Carlson of Caldwell; 2 sons, Larry Jenkins of Emmett and David Jenkins of Lake Owyhee, OR; 2 sisters, Larene Geisler of  Idaho Falls and Gladys Warren of Roseburg, OR., several grandchildren and great-grandchildren
    He was preceded in death by his parents, and 4 brothers.
    Memorials may be made to the Wilder Quick Response Unit, P.O. Box 151, Wilder, Idaho 83676.
    Family and friends may call at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

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