Helen Louise Jenkins,

Martin of Ashland, passed away January 14th , 2022 at Cedarhurst Senior Home. She was 91 years old. Helen was born May 8th, 1930 in Ulman, Missouri the daughter of Arthur and Minnie (Witt) Jenkins. She married Lawrence Richard Martin on July 3, 1948, in Cedar City, Mo., and he preceded her in death. She retired from Square D in 1995. She was also a bus driver for Southern Boone Schools and worked at Jefferson City Memorial Hospital for many years. Helen had a passion for quilting, quilt shows, and traveling to see State Capitals or just about anything. She had seen most of the capitals in the 48 states. She was a member of the Tebbetts Quilting Club, Women of Faith at the Hartsburg Baptist Church, and Hartsburg Legion Auxiliary. Funeral Services will be held on January 17th 2022, at 11:00am at Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland, burial will follow at Liberty Cemetery. Visitation will be held on January 16th, 2022 from 2:00 to 4:00pm. Survivors include her children, Larry (Gwen) Martin of Hartsburg; Russell (Donna) Martin of Ashland, Delores (George) Algiere of Columbia, Steve (Janet) Martin of Shiloh, Illinois and Pamela (Troy) Kessinger of Denver, Colorado, one sister, Tracey Wilms of Eugene, Mo; one sister in law Helen (Alan) Nichols of Ashland, ten grandchildren, Chad (Shelly) Martin, Richard (Heather) Martin, Leslie (Matthew) Dickinson, Adam (Mandy) Algiere, Brett (Leslie) Martin, Kelly Algiere, Robert (Kayla) Algiere, Mariah (Brian) Hensel, Kaitlin Henderson, and Nathan Martin, thirteen great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Numerous step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, family, and friends. She was also preceded in death by her parents, husband, 4 brothers, Oliver, Gene, Carl, and Curtis Jenkins, and 4 sisters, Ruby Kemp, Eunice Oglibee, Ethel Wertz, and Dorothy Edwards. In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions are suggested to Liberty Cemetery, Jackson Cemetery, Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ.ORG), or Hartsburg Baptist Church in the care of the family. Arrangements under the direction of Robinson Funeral Home in Ashland.

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