Jennifer was born on March 6, 1963 in Monett, Mo., the daughter of Mike and Patsy (Walton) Wilks. She attended and graduated from Oakview State School in Monett. Jennifer had a great passion for music, rabbits and watching Wheel of Fortune. She attended Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church.
Jennifer is survived by her parents, Mike and Patsy Wilks, of the home; two aunts, Norma Ballay, of Monett and Alice Lawson, of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one uncle, Larry Wilks, of Pierce City, Mo.; and her special family, Duane, Micki, Andy, Allie and Macy Garren.
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 at Calton Cemetery, southeast of Monett, with Reverend Lee Neill officiating. Friends are welcome to call upon the funeral home on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 from 12 until 5 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to be given to Hospice Compassus of Monett in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, Mo.