Jennifer J. Hankins, 45


Jennifer Judy Hankins, 45, of Carlinville, died on Monday morning, Dec. 7, 2020, at her residence.

Private family services will be held at a later date with burial at Bethel Ridge Cemetery in Atwater. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home in Carlinville is assisting the family.

Mrs. Hankins was born Nov. 29, 1975, in Florissant, MO, to Max and Karen (Wilton) Stewart. She married Jimmy Hankins, Sr. on Aug. 5, 2018, and he survives.

She graduated from Litchfield High School with the class of 1993, where she was a top ten honor student, and attended Blackburn College in Carlinville.

Mrs. Hankins worked for the State of Illinois for several years, and later became the office manager for Panhandle Realty in Raymond until 2008.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her sons, Jordan Black of Benld, Austin Hemken and Alex Wood, both of Carlinville, Jimmy (Georgia) Hankins, Jr. of Vandalia; daughter, Aria Hankins of Centralia; two brothers, Todd (Mary) Stewart of Mt. Olive and Randy (Judy) Stewart of Donnellson; sister, Keri (Bill) Krager of Raymond; grandfather, Russell Wilton of Carlinville; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. Hankins was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Brett Stewart; and grandmother, Lois Wilton.

Memorials may be directed to Macoupin County Animal Shelter.

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