Ina Frances Jenkins Cameron, 92, a resident of St. Joseph, died on Thursday, May 10, 2007, at Vintage Gardens in St. Joseph.
Ina was born, the second child of John and Lillie (McAlear) Jenkins on Nov. 10, 1914 at the family farm south of Dawn. She was married to Alfred Green Cameron on Sept. 17, 1938 in Chillicothe. To this union was born a son, Alfred Green Cameron II, on Nov. 21, 1942.
Ina joined the Presbyterian Church at an early age. She later joined the Methodist Church where she maintained her membership. She was a member of the Huffman Memorial United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Mary Ruth Fellowship in St. Joseph and of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Richmond. She was employed in Chillicothe at the Farm Loan Division of the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for five years, prior to marrying Alfred. She was her husband’s legal secretary for 15 years in Richmond.
She is survived by: one son and daughter-in-law, Alfred Green Cameron II and his wife, Kay of St. Joseph; two grandchildren, Candace Kirlin Cameron of Grain Valley and Beau Jenkins Cameron of Los Angeles, Calif.; one sister-in-law, Lorene Cameron of Overland Park, Kan.; two grand-nieces, Jean Williams of Lenexa, Kan. and Janelle Henderson of Mission, Kan.; and one nephew, Charles Page of Phoenix, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by: her husband, Alfred Green Cameron on May 8, 1988; her parents; and one sister, Norma Lee Jenkins.
A family visitation is scheduled for Monday, May 14, 2007 from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe.
Friends may call on Sunday, May 13, 2007, at the Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 14, 2007, at 2:30 p.m. at the Collar Cemetery in Dawn.
Burial will be at the Collar Cemetery in Dawn.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe.