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Born May 3, 1910, in Henderson, Mo. Oval Jenkins, the daughter of Ora “Pete” Clements and Sarah (Roller) Clements, was born May 3, 1910, in Henderson, Mo., and departed this life Sept. 1, 2006, at the age of 96.
Oval was a resident of Ava for the past 12 years, moving from the Mt. Tabor area. On Nov. 16, 1930, Oval and Ted Jenkins were united in marriage in Hartville. Oval was a Christian and she enjoyed quilting and traveling, and cooking for the family.
Oval was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers; three sisters; her husband; and three children, Verlin Jenkins, Teddy Jenkins and an infant daughter.
She is survived by a daughter, Lula Mae Bloomer, Ava; daughter-in-law, Betty Jenkins, Ava; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 31 great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 4, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, with the Rev. Tom Johnson officiating. Interment was in the Mt. Tabor Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Mt. Tabor Cemetery.