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Jerry Lee Wrinkle
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Obituary for Jerry Lee Wrinkle

Jerry Lee Wrinkle, age 78, of Marionville, Missouri, passed away at 2:09 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2018 at the Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born May 6, 1939, in Warrensburg, Missouri, the son of Ray Cameron and Beatrice “Bea” (Sullivan) Wrinkle.

Jerry was a 1957 graduate of Marionville High School and served in the Army National Guard. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, and his Master’s degree in Administration from the University of Missouri in Columbia. He started his teaching career in North Kansas City, Missouri. He worked for the University of Missouri in St Charles, Missouri and retired from Hillcrest High School in Springfield after 30 years in teaching. He was a farmer and worked for the Lawrence County Soil and Water Conservation District for 15 years. He was a member of the Shriner’s in Springfield, the Masonic Lodge #379 in Billings, Missouri and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marionville.

On May 30, 1958, he married Jean Louise Wallace in Marionville.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 59 years, Jean; one daughter, Karen Ford, of Springfield; two sons, Bryan Wrinkle and his wife, Laura, of Nixa, Missouri and Eric Wrinkle and his wife, Debbie, of Williamsburg, Virginia; six grandchildren, Katie Tench and her husband, Justin, of Virginia, Eric Wrinkle and Evan Wrinkle and his wife, Emily, all of Williamsburg, Virginia, Bryan Gale Wrinkle of Marionville, Brittany Randall and her husband, David, of Springfield and Lacey Wrinkle of Mt. Vernon; four great-grandchildren; his stepmom, Gaye Wrinkle of Nixa; one sister, Donna Zang of Marionville; one aunt, Irene Rogers, of Kansas City, Missouri and one uncle, Morris Wrinkle of Aurora.

His parents, Ray and Bea, son, Jerry Clay Wrinkle, and son-in-law, Robert Ford preceded him in death.

A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Marionville. Burial will follow at the Marionville IOOF Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00-12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, at the church.

Memorial donations may be made payable to the Children’s Miracle Network, in care of the funeral home.

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Visitation

Tuesday

16

Jan

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Marionville

301 S. College Ave.
Marionville, MO 65705

Funeral Service

Tuesday

16

Jan

12:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Marionville

301 S. College Ave.
Marionville, MO 65705

Burial

Tuesday

16

Jan

1:00 PM
Marionville IOOF Cemetery

Hwy 14
Marionville, MO 65705

Cemetery Details

Location

Marionville IOOF Cemetery

Hwy 14
Marionville, MO 65705


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