Dennis “Denny” Jenkins


    Dennis “Denny” Ralph Jenkins of Owensville, Missouri was born on February 27, 1950 in Owensville, Missouri to Edward “Red” and Doris (Howard) Jenkins and passed away at the age of 70 years.


    He married Nancy Tayloe on January 6, 1990 at the St. John’s United Church of Christ in Bem, Missouri.
    Dennis was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Bem, Masonic Lodge 624, Eastern Star and Owensville Moose Lodge.
    He was preceded in death by his father, Edward “Red” Jenkins; and sister-in-law, Becky Jenkins.
    He is survived by his wife, Nancy Jenkins of the home; mother, Doris Jenkins of Owensville, Missouri; children, Renee Shaw and husband Brandon of Mayfield, Kentucky, Brittany Whitford and husband Matthew of Washington, Teresa Ringeisen of Owensville, Missouri, Tina Medlock of Rosebud, Missouri and Tracy Behrens and husband John of Gerald, Missouri; brother, Carl Jenkins of Owensville, Missouri; sister, Janie Weigers and husband Mark of Cuba, Missouri; grandchildren, Ashlee, Wyatt and Easton Shaw, Emma Jenkins, Abby, McKenna, Ryleigh Whitford, Brandi Lauth and husband Chris, Roxie Murphy and husband Eric, Ben Meyer, John M. Behrens and wife Melanie, Gene Behrens, Vanessa Young and husband Brandon and Justin Medlock and wife Tyler; great grandchildren, Will and Myla Lauth, Emmett and Jasper Murphy, Carson Palovich, Alyssa Meyer and Bella Young; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from1:30-3:30 p.m.  on Wednesday, August 26 at the St. John’s United Church of Christ in Bem, Missouri.
    Graveside services were held at 3 p.m. at the St. John’s United Church of Christ in Bem Cemetery with Pastor Jeff Remelius officiating.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.