Imogene "Jean" Jenkins Royer, 76 of Clay City, passed away at 10:30 p.m. Feb. 23, 2005 at her home. Born Nov. 18, 1928 in Worthington, Ind., the daughter of Manuel and Goldie Miller Jenkins.
She graduated from Coalmont High School in 1947. She married Richard L. Royer on Jan. 19, 1947, he survives.
She attended Faith Southern Baptist Church. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She enjoyed baking, and tending to her flowers.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Danny Jenkins, Eddie Jenkins, and Ralph Jenkins, two sisters, Nellie Thornton and Bernice Bradbury.
She is survived by her husband Richard of Clay City; two sons- and daughters-in- law, James E. and Beverly I. Royer of Sullivan, Michael D. and Amy Royer of Birmingham, Ala.: two sister's Eva Fulk of Indianapolis, and Dorothy Grady and husband Jim of Jasonville, four grandchildren, Jennifer L. Kearns and husband Brendan of Clay City, Michael A. Royer and wife Mary Jo of Sullivan; Jack Royer and Will Royer both of Birmingham, Ala.; two great-grandchildren, Emma J. Royer and Evan J. Royer both of Sullivan; several nieces, nephews and extended family.
Services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Deeter officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and again Sunday from noon to 2 p.m.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be directed to the Delta Theta Tau, Theta Pi Chapter, Jasonville. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.