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Vernon Jones Neill

Male 1911 - 2005  (94 years)


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  • Name Vernon Jones Neill  [1
    Born 14 Jun 1911  Princeton, Mercer, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Oct 2005  Ness Co., Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Buried 5 Oct 2005  Ness City Cemetery, Ness City, Ness, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Funeral for Vernon Jones Neill, 94, of Ness City, will be 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Fitzgerald Funeral Home, Ness City, with the Rev. Darlene Nonhoff officiating. Burial will be in Ness City Cemetery.
      Mr. Neill died Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005, at Ness County Long Term Care in Ness City, where he had been a resident for one year.
      He was born June 14, 1911, in Princeton, Mo., the oldest son of Jesse and Lucy Jones Neill. He graduated from Princeton High School.
      A farmer, he was well known for his repair work on televisions and radios while owning and operating Neill's Radio & T.V. Service. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and Ness County Historical Society and a former board member of United Credit Union, all at Ness City. During World War II, he worked as a civil service radar technician with the Army Air Corps.
      On May 29, 1939, he married in Lamar, Colo. She survives. Other survivors include four daughters; a brother; seven grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and five stepgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Charles, Hampton, Thomas and Robert; and two sisters, Mary Ogle and Catherine Mason.
      Visitation hours are until 9 tonight and 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Ness County Bank Building Elevator Fund or the United Methodist Church, both in care of the funeral home, Box 96, Ness City, KS 67560. [4]
    Person ID I33522  Mindrum
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2012 

    Father Jesse Vernon Neill,   b. 27 May 1887, Mercer Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1968, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Lucy K. Jones,   b. 17 Mar 1886, Newton Co., Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1966, Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 20 Oct 1909  [1
    Family ID F22980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 22 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F22984  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S6207] Ancestry Public Trees, The Family, www.ancestry.com.

    2. [S6212] 1920 US Census, Missouri, Mercer, Harrison, Enum. Dist. 119, sheet 10A.

    3. [S16] Social Security Death Index.

    4. [S6214] Vernon Jones Neill obituary, The Garden City Telegram, 5 Oct 2005.