Pamela Lynn Jenkins, 53, of Iola, passed away Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Allen County Hospital.
Pamela was born June 16, 1959, in Fairbanks, Alaska, a twin daughter of Billy C. and Karen Kay (Wheeler) Beck. She grew up in the Cherryvale area and later received her associate of arts degree in business from Allen County Community College.
On June 27, 1981, Pamela married Ron Jenkins in Mapleton. They made their home in Iola where she worked in the Allen County Appraiser’s office for almost 20 years.
Pamela was a member of the Community of Christ Church. She enjoyed bowling, camping, outdoor activities and was a “laker.” She loved spending time with her family and granchildren, and traveling with her husband.
Survivors include her husband, Ron, of 31 years; three children, Jodi Nicole Jenkins and Joey Romero of Las Vegas, Nev., Jared Allen Jenkins and Summer Lowry of Humboldt, and Jonna Kay Boren and husband, Cory, of Iola, and her mother, Karen Kay Miller of Grove, Okla.
Five siblings also survive: Terri Marchant and husband, Larry, of Cherryvale, Vicki Eagle of Yates Center, Rick Beck and wife, Peggy of Joplin, Mo., Jason Miller of San Diego, Calif. and Mika Carden and husband, Jay, of Seligman, Mo.; nine grandchildren: Hunter, Mariah, Bradley, Prestyn, Laken, Trapper, Ruger, Nahla and Cora.
She was preceded in death by her father, Billy Beck, stepfather, Gary Miller, and her twin sister, Peggy Navarro.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. Services are at 11 a.m. Friday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel.
Burial is in Highland Cemetery, Iola.
Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Research Center and left at the chapel.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.
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