Lynnda Ann Jenks, 77, of Kuna Idaho, died of Covid Pneumonia, quickly and peacefully, surrounded by Loved ones on Earth and Heaven; Sunday, October 17, 2021, at St. Luke’s Meridian Medical Center, Meridian, Idaho. She was born September 30,1944, in Rupert, Idaho, to Laura Warner and Alfred LeRoy Simonson. She had a passion for reading books and scripture, journaling, sewing, canning, and making lists. She enjoyed music and especially singing and dancing. She participated in an American Bandstand episode filmed for tv in Pocatello Idaho. She was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Her greatest joy was her family.
She married Neil Timbimboo Warner September 7,1961; together they had two daughters, Laurie Lynn (Siddoway) and Marci Jean (Hatfield). They divorced in 1966. She later married David Eugene Jenks, July, 24, 1972. Together they had a son Darren Eugene and daughter Krista Elise. David Jenks had a son David Cory Jenks, from a previous marriage who joined the family as a brother. They divorced after 34 years of marriage.
Lynnda is survived by her brothers Wilson Merle Simonson and Jay LeRoy Simonson; her sisters Penny Jean Johansen and Melody Kaye Yearsley. Her daughters, Laurie Lynn Siddoway (Doug) Rigby, Idaho, Marci Jean Hatfield (Brett) Kuna, Idaho, and Krista Elise Phonasa (Chindavon) Meridian, Idaho. Her stepson, David Cory Jenks (Sue) Sandy, Utah, and son, Darren Eugene Jenks (Becky) Meridian, Idaho. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Her greatest gift of all was her selfless act of love only a mother could give.
A viewing will be held at Bowman Funeral Parlor, 10254 W Carlton Bay, Garden City, ID 83714 Thursday, October 28, 2021 6-8 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at Avalon LDS Church Bldg., 226 E Avalon St., Kuna, Idaho. A viewing will be held Friday, October 29, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Service 11 a.m. followed by burial at Meridian Cemetery at 895 E Franklin Rd, Meridian, ID.
A Zoom link of the service will be provided.
Mary Jenks Nickle saysOctober 25, 2021 at 10:57 am
What a great lady. She will be missed by many.