Austin Bradley Jenks, 16, of  Kansas, died on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 at his home.

He was born on July 31, 2002 in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, to Jeffery Jenks and Amber Harp Wright.

Austin was a student at Kansas High School, where he was a member of the choir.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in West Siloam Springs. Austin loved animals, watching Dragonball Z and Yu-Gi-Oh!, and doing Zumba classes.

He is survived by his father, Jeff Jenks of Colcord; his mother, Amber Wright and husband Carlos of Kansas; siblings, Toby Jenks, Julie Jenks and Camden Wright of Kansas; and Breanna Jenks and Amory Duncan of Colcord; paternal grandfather, Chuck Jenks and wife Rhonda of Kansas; paternal grandmother, Sharon Martin and husband Roy of Colcord; maternal grandparents, Betty and Terry Harp of Kansas; maternal grandfather, Gary Medley and wife Joanie of Texas; step-grandfather, Wayne Wright and wife Becky of Texas; step-grandmother, Mayce Kirby of Colcord; paternal great-grandmother, Ellen Freeman of Colcord; paternal great-grandparents, Lawrence and Ann Gibby of Colcord; maternal great-grandfather, Fred Harp of Kansas; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Services took place on Friday, Aug. 10 at Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs, with Pastor Wes Flaugh officiating. Burial followed at Kansas Cemetery, under the direction of Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs.

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