Myrtle “Cat” Jinks


Funeral services for Myrtle “Cat” Jinks, 77, of Downsville will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, August 8, 2014 at Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville with Bro. Wayne Whiteside and Chaplain Don Banks officiating. Burial will be in Crestview Cemetery in Farmerville under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.

Mrs. Jinks, a dietician and homemaker, went to her heavenly home August 5, 2014. She was a member of Crestview Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, card games, and her day lilies.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Homer & Myrtle Nutt Pratt; 3 sisters: twin sister, Mary Ima Jean Reese, Melba Voight and Frances LaBeff; and 2 great grandsons: Hunter & Cameron Jinks.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, William B. “Bill” Jinks of Downsville; 3 sons: William E. “Blue” Jinks & wife, Lorrie of Downsville, Homer Ray Jinks & Marty Kay Jinks, mother of 3 grandchildren of Farmerville, and Mark O’Neal Jinks & wife, Johnna of Shreveport; 2 daughters: Rebecca Jinks Brennon & husband, Charles of Downsville and Rhonda Jinks Owens & husband, Shelton also of Downsville; 1 brother: Homer T. Pratt of Bossier City; 13 grandchildren: Jennifer Creed & husband, Jason, Casey Rogers, Adam Smith, Colby Jinks & wife, Courtney, Jessica Kelly, Sam Smith & wife, Victoria, Dalton Jinks & wife, Katie, Josh Brennon & wife, Leanne, Matthew Jinks, Caleb Jinks, Landon Jinks, Mason Jinks, and Marley Jinks; several great grandchildren; 4 step-grandchildren: Whitney Owens, Bonnie Bearden, Stephanie Craighead, and Angela Delrio; special friends: Nancy Cooper and Tiny Ward; and caregivers: Cheryl and Wanda.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons. Honorary pallbearers are Mason Jinks and Landon Jinks.

Visitation is 5-8pm Thursday at Farrar Funeral Home.


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