Evelyn Jennings, March 25, 1950 — Dec. 17, 2013

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 | 4:08 p.m. CST

Evelyn Jennings, 63, of Columbia, passed away Tuesday, December 17, 2013, surrounded by her family.

She was born March 25, 1950, in Wright City, MO to the late Lee Elvis and Effie (Jameson) Copeland.

She married George Jennings in Warrenton, MO on January 11, 1965, and he survives.

In addition to her loving husband, Evelyn will be deeply missed by her children: Mary Purvis (husband, Allen) and Shella Jennings; siblings: Jerry Mills and Virginia McMillan; grandchildren: Scotty, Sammy, Cindy, Allen Jr., Shellia and Shelby; one great grandchild: Xavier.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the National Kidney Foundation.

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