Rebecca Diane Nicholson Jenkins, 57 of Oklahoma City, Okla., formerly of Sedalia, died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at Grace Living Center. She was born on Dec. 24, 1955 in Sedalia, to Marvin L. and Barbara (Walker) Nicholson.
She was married to Dana Jenkins in 1985 in Oklahoma City, Okla.
She graduated from Smith Cotton High School, Sedalia in 1974. While in grade school, she played softball, and later coached her daughter Hayley’s softball team. She also worked many hours tracing the Nicholson family genealogy. Her favorite past time was playing with her granddaughter, Mattie.
She is survived by her mother, Barbara of Jefferson City; one daughter, Haley Jenkins; one granddaughter, Mattie, all of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two brothers, Dean (Jill) Nicholson and David Nicholson all of Jefferson City.
Besides her father, she was preceded in death by her husband Dana in March of 2000 and her son, Matthew Bell in 2013.
Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m.. Thursday, Oct. 10 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia with Rev. Jim Downing officiating.
Family will receive friends one hour prior to service.
Burial will be in High Point Cemetery, Hughesville.
Memorial donations are suggested to Children’s Therapy Center, Sedalia.
Online condolences may be conveyed to the family at www.reafuneralservice.com.