Donis Jean Jenkins, 85, Spring Hill, Kansas passed away at her home on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S. Webster, Spring Hill, Kansas (913-592-2244). Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m. before the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Spring Hill Cemetery, Spring Hill, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to Ascend Hospice. Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, Spring Hill, Kansas.
Donis was born on October 21, 1933 in La Veta, Colorado to Leslie Ray and May (Everett) Kirkham. Donis graduated from Valley Falls, Kansas High School in 1951. Donis married Charles Jenkins on July 30, 1976 in Spring Hill, Kansas. She was a homemaker and proud to be mother to her daughters. She was a member of the Spring Hill United Methodist Church. Charles and Donis loved to travel. Together, they have visited all 50 states and many countries. Donis is now on her final journey to Heaven.
Donis was preceded in death by her parents and siblings Wilbur, Harold, Eldon, Jack, Calvin, Juanita, and Geraldine. She is survived by her husband Charles of the home, children: Debbi Duncan and Tom, Tracie Clary and Bob, Karla Brown and Joe, Sandi Chessari and Chevelle, Karen Klamm and Gary and Jennifer Nicholas and Scott, seven grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, and her sister June Foley.