today's record

Thursday, September 9, 2004


Emma Marie Claspill

Brandon and Michaela Claspill, Nevada, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Emma Marie Claspill. Emma was born at 8:04 p.m., on Sept. 1, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 21.75 inches. Paternal grandparents are Tom and Sarah Claspill, Nevada. Paternal great-grandparent is Velma (Scott) Still, Nevada. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Jane Clark, Irwin, Mo. Maternal great-grandparents are Bob and Sharon Knapp, Nevada, and Glen Clark, Colorado Springs, Colo.

Maci Lou Yount

Korey and Keri Yount, Liberal, Mo., are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Maci Lou Yount. Maci was born at 7:25 p.m., on Aug. 31, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 19.5 inches. Paternal grandparents are Randy and Toni Yount, Liberal, Mo. Paternal great-grandparents are T.D. and the late Lou Yount, Liberal, Mo., and Betty and the late Walter Frank, Galesburg, Ill. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Kathy Fleener, Nevada. Maternal great-grandparents are Wilma and the late Billie Burdick, Nevada, and Robert and Shirley Fleener, Independence, Mo.

Taylie Jo Margaret McKlintic

Taylor McKlintic and Kelly McAtee, Nevada, are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Taylie Jo Margaret McKlintic. Taylie was born at 12:14 a.m., on Sept. 3, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and measured 20 inches. Paternal grandparents are Frankie and Roger McKlintic, Nevada. Paternal great-grandparents are Marge Chronister, Poplar Bluff, Mo., and Willard and Esther McKlintic, Neosho, Mo. Maternal grandparents are Randy and Lisa McAtee, Girard, Kan., and Cammie and Joe Zuzul, Nevada. Maternal great-grandparents are Ben and Nora Karleskint, Fort Scott, Kan., and Mrs. Harold McAtee, St. Paul, Kan.


Ella Mae Jones

Ella Mae Jones, 92, Nevada, died Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2004, at Nevada Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born on Nov. 1, 1911, in rural Garfield, Ark., to Charly Mills and Adeline McNeil Mills.

She did substitute teaching in her younger years in Arkansas. She also taught Sunday school in different churches.

She married Elmer John Connelly in 1928 in Bentonville, Ark. They lived in Colorado on a farm south of Kim for several years. They then moved to a farm south of Nevada in 1950. He preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1958. In 1961, she married Gaylord Pettibon of rural Deerfield and he died in 1965.

She later married Russell Jones in Arcadia, Kan., in 1967 and he preceded her in death in 1971. She was a past member of the Bronaugh UMW, the Garden Club, the Community Club and the Senior Citizens Club of Bronaugh and also the Nevada SOS Club. The past few years she attended the Ash Street Baptist Church when health allowed.

Survivors include two sons, Jurl Connelly and Russell Connelly, Nevada; one daughter, Nettie Maye Phillips, Nevada; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 18 great-great-grandchildren; six step grandchildren; 17 step great-grandchildren; eight step great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Beulah Houk, Renton, Wash. She was preceded in death by four brothers; three sisters; and three infant children, Elmer Connelly Jr., Phyllis Anita and Nancy Ann.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada, with the Rev. Jerry Pyle officiating. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

Those who wish may contribute to the Ash Street Baptist Church in care of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.