Sarah Ann Claspill

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Sarah Ann Claspill, 68, Nevada, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at Christian Health Care, in Nevada, following a lengthy illness. Sarah was born Oct. 13, 1945, in Nevada, to Virgil Oliver Scott and Velma L. (Withrow) Scott. She was united in marriage to Tommy A. Claspill Aug. 11, 1968, in Nevada. Tom preceded her in death Jan. 12, 2013.

Sarah was raised in Nevada and graduated from Nevada High School Class of 1963. She spent most of her life working at the Nevada Medical Clinic and later retired from Experience Works Program in 2006. Sarah volunteered for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life and the Multiple Sclerosis Self Help Group. She was a lifetime member of the Nevada Assembly of God Church. Sarah's favorite things to do included spending time with her grandchildren and shopping.

Survivors include one son, Brandon Claspill and his wife, Michaela; two granddaughters, Emma and Olivia; one sister, Sue Rich, of Nevada; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, Tom, she was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers, Bill and Ray Scott.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, Jan. 24, at Ferry Funeral Home, in Nevada, with the Rev. Dennis Painter officiating. Interment will follow in Newton Burial Park, Nevada. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the NRMC Hospice Program or Vernon County Ambulance District Toy Drive in care of Ferry Funeral Home.

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