Martha Jeanette Tankesly Ingold

Martha Jeanette Tankesly Ingold was born April 10, 1933 in Indianola to M.A. and Nellie Tankesly. She was married Sept. 10, 1951 to Jackie Ingold and they made their home in Indianola. Jeanette was a retired Assistant City Clerk for the City of Indianola. She was a charter member of Christ United Methodist Church where she served on the Finance Committee. She was a member of Indianola Civic League. Jeanette enjoyed knitting, gardening and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, M.A. and Nellie Tankesly; husband, Jackie Ingold; and daughter, Debra Machell.

Jeanette is survived by two daughters, Wanda (Ray) Jenkins and Donna (Bill) Shepherd, both of Indianola; son-in-law, Jack Machell of Boyle; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Tuesday, March 3from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Christ United Methodist Church in Indianola. Burial followed in Indianola City Cemetery.

Burton Funeral Home of Indianola was entrusted with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Christ United Methodist Church in Indianola.

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