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Helen M. Jennings, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away early Tuesday morning on March 14, 2017.
Helen was born Dec. 8, in St. Clair County, Mo.
Helen joins her husband, Charles, and granddaughter, Michelle Renee Jennings.
She and her late husband, Charles Albertson Jennings, Jr., were the founders of Mong Su Dom Tai Chinese Karate Studios and her children continue to run the family business. She leaves behind a legacy of many children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, Larry Douglas Jennings, his wife, Janet; their sons, Larry Jennings, Jr., and his wife, Megan, Christopher Jennings, and Jonathan Jennings; second son, Stephen Leroy Jennings, his wife, Lynn; their sons, Michael Jennings and wife, Donna, their children, Mya and Michael; Jason Jennings, their daughter, Sara Grady and her husband, Donny; third son, Michael Turner Jennings; fourth son, Charles Albertson Jennings, III, his wife, Theresa, and their son, Chuck Jennings, IV; their daughters, Amber Jennings-Newman and husband, Justin, and her son, Tyler; Andrea Jennings and her children, Alexandrea and Ethan; and Michelle Renee, deceased; first daughter, Cheryl "Cheri" Marie Jennings; her sons, James Forcum and wife, Jessica; their children, Malachi and Olivia; Chuckie Jennings, V; second daughter, Christie Marie Jennings Masters and her husband, Dustin, their daughters, Brandi Buchanan and her husband, Brandon; Christen Thomas and husband, Dustin. Also surviving are a sister, Eloise Jones, and brother, Lloyd Verlin Coleman. In addition to her husband and granddaughter, she is preceded in death by sisters, Nora Evelyn Coleman, Elizabeth Irene Coleman, and Mary Imagene Ross, and brothers, Harry Theadore Coleman, Charley Robert "Bob" Coleman, and David Lindsey Coleman.
Services will be held on Friday, March 17, at 10 a.m. at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Interment will follow in the Gibson Cemetery and serving as pallbearers will be grandsons. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday evening at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Services are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Published on March 15, 2017
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