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Patricia "Sue" Jenkinson, 74

Family Services will be private for Patricia Jean "Sue" Jenkinson of Yellville, Arkansas.

Patricia passed away July 25, 2015, in Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 74. She was born September 7th, 1940, in Birmingham, England, the daughter of William John Reynolds and Olwyn Patten Reynolds. She married Anthony "Tony" Jenkinson on March 3, 1962 in Tanzania, East Africa.

"Sue" was brought up and educated in Birmingham, England and attend the George Dixon Grammar School for Girls. Later, Sue's family moved to Devonshire and then Essex where she obtained a Diploma in Business Studies. After working as a Secretary to a Firm of well-known Publishers Agents she met Tony and joined him in Tanganyika (Tanzania) where they married and had a Son, Craig.

They returned to England after Tony's position with the Government was "Africanized" and lived in the English Midlands for a number of years. Sue trained as a State Registered Nurse and later owned and managed a Nursing Home in Surrey, south of London. After moving to Southern Portugal for a few years they again owned a Residential Home for the Elderly in Rochdale, Northern England, before Sue became a Volunteer worker with a Christian Interfaith organization in Texas. Sue became an American Citizen and later worked on a Government Project in South Dakota with the Native Americans.

Sue was highly regarded by many in America and consequently had a number of wonderful friends.

Sue will be remembered by many as an unselfish person that always thought & helped others before she would think of herself. Sue loved all Animals and took in many unwanted Wolf Hybrids & Dogs and they became a most important part of her life.

Sue is survived by her Husband, Anthony "Tony" Jenkinson of Yellville, AR, sons Craig Jenkinson of Yellville, AR and Leigh (Paula) Jenkinson of Wareham, Dorset, England, Sister, Gina Ravan of Clacton -on- Sea, Essex, England, two Grandchildren, Adam and Gemma and one Great Grandchild, Ella Rose.

Her parents preceded her in death.

Arrangements are by Kirby & Family Funeral & Cremation Services. Please visit our online guestbook and obituary at kirbyandfamily.com.

Published in Baxter Bulletin on July 29, 2015
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