Vicki Jenks, 65

Posted on November 5, 2012

Vicki L. Jenks, 65, of Markle passed away at 3:47 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Lutheran Hospital.
She was born on May 5, 1947, in Wells County to Obert G. and Betty J. (Ormsby) Davis. She was united in marriage to Larry Jenks on Sept. 16, 1967, in Huntington County; he survives.
Vicki worked as a 911 emergency dispatcher until her retirement. She was a member of several organizations including The Indiana Sheriffs Association, Retired Public Employees, and was an associate member of the Fraternal Order of Police.  Vicki enjoyed doing arts and crafts and was avid about her crochet, cross stitch, and needle point. She also showed interest in oil painting and ceramics.
Additional survivors include two sons, Brian (Debbie) Jenks of Fort Wayne, and Christopher (Melissa) Jenks of Indianapolis; one sister, Susan (Mark) Jenks of Fort Wayne; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by one sister, Rita Hochsetler of Fort Wayne. 
Visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Myers Funeral Home Markle Chapel, 415 N. Lee Street.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 9, at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made out to The Police Athletic League.
To sign Mrs. Jenks’ on-line guest registry visit

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