Conny Sue Jenkins

Conny Sue Jenkins, 60, of Knob Noster, Missouri, died Friday, June 27, at her home.

Conny Sue Jenkins

Conny Sue Jenkins

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, at Grant Cemetery in Creighton, Missouri, with Brother Charles Brant officiating.

The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Monday, June 30, at Sweeney-Phillips & Holdren Funeral Home in Warrensburg, Missouri.

She was born June 18, 1954, in Clinton, Missouri, the daughter of William Bryan and Vera LaVerne (Montgomery) Jennings.

She was united in marriage to Wallace Jenkins on July 14, 1978, in the Knob Noster Methodist Church.

Conny was a graduate of Knob Noster High School, class of 1972. She worked with the U.S. Postal Service for more than 34 years and retired as postmaster in Hughesville, Missouri. She enjoyed fishing and was the first female to fish in the Pro Bass Tournament.

Conny is survived by two sisters, Kay O’Bannon of Kansas City, Kansas, and Beverly Bowers of Clinton; two brothers, Ray Jennings and wife, Linda, of Knob Noster; and Lonny Jennings and wife, Paula, of Superior, Wyoming; one aunt, June Dehn of Clinton; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and extended friends.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Wallace, on Nov. 2, 2007; and two brothers, Billy Vern and Jimmy Jennings.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Kidney Association or the American Diabetes Association or the Kansas City Hospice House, 12000 Wornall Road, Kansas City, MO 64145, and all can be left in care of the funeral home.

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4 Responses to Conny Sue Jenkins

  1. claudia fillicetti Reply

    June 30, 2014 at 12:23 pm

    So shocked to hear of Conny’s passing, wondered why I hadn’t heard from her on my birthday only to find out that is the day she died , She would have been finally able to retire and draw widows pension from her husband. I will miss her dearly…

  2. Donna K Newberry Reply

    July 9, 2014 at 8:54 am

    Just now got a email saying Connie had passed. So sorry to hear this. Our thoughts are with her Family and Friends. I know she will be missed. I knew her from fishing.

  3. Angie Douthit Reply

    July 9, 2014 at 8:55 am

    I first met Conny when BASS started the WBT events. I even had the pleasure of fishing with her and always looked forward to listening to her wonderful and funny fish stories that she so often shared with many of us. Conny was one of the Ladies that you always looked forward to seeing at the next WBT event. She always had a smile and was such a joy to be around.
    With the end of the WBT events, I, like many of us lost touch with a lot of the Ladies, which is very sad. Geez, I miss the WBT trail, it was an avenue to keep in touch with old Friends and make new ones as well. Conny was one of those Ladies that made fishing the WBT events Special !! My thoughts and Prayers are with you my Friend !!

  4. Kathy Magers Reply

    July 9, 2014 at 3:33 pm

    I was shocked to read of Connie’s passing. She fished the women’s national tours with us for so many years. A great angler and friend…… my condolences to her family.

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