CLAY COUNTY MISSOURI
OBITS



Ezra Murl McCreery, 74, Excelsior Springs, formerly of Boonville, died Wednesday at the Liberty Hospital.  He was born in Stoutsville, Mo., and had lived in this area 21 years.  Mr. McCreery was a train dispatcher for the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Company before he retired in 1946.  He was manager of the Ranger Court Motel in Excelsior Springs and operator of the P. G. Store, a novelty shop in Excelsior Springs.  He leaves his wife, Mrs. Pauline McCreery of the home; three sons, P. B. McCreery, 7038 Dearborn, Overland Park, Loyd McCreery of the home, and R. L. McCreery, 6415 N. Waldron, Gladstone; a daughter, Mrs. Merline Sharp , Liberty; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Church-Archer Chapel, Liberty, burial in Glenridge Cemetery, Liberty.  Friends may call from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at the chapel. (Source: The Kansas City Star, dated Aug. 22, 1974. Submitted by Robert King)


Obit: Pauline Thornton McCreery of Excelsior Springs, Mo., formerly of Boonville, went to be with her Lord Saturday, June 7, 2008.  She would have turned 101 on Tuesday, June 10, 2008.  Services will be Tuesday June 10, 2008 at 10 a.m. at Polley Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 9 to 10. (Source: The Kansas City Star, dated June 9, 2008. Submitted by Robert King)


Excelsior:  Mrs. J.D. McGinnis died last Thurs. leaves, husband and children.  Buried Crown Hill Cem.
(Source: Liberty Tribune, Oct. 12, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)


Death of Mrs. E.P. Mills (Butler Times).  Mary S. Morris was born July 12, 1825 in Mayslick, Co., Ky.  Her father, Hon. J.S. Morris, a rep. from Mason Co., Ky. in 1831.  Gave his dau all the advantages of education.  She was a cousin of ex-Gov. Foster of Ohio.  She was married to Evan P. Mills Mar 1, 1849.  They had 6 children, 4 living, with the aged husband: Bettie, Will M., and Jasper Mills and Maggie McFarland.  They moved to North Mo., in July 1851, and for a number of years lived in Liberty.  Moved to Butler in 1876.
(Source: Liberty Tribune, Oct. 12, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)


Mrs. Joseph Morton died in K.C. Tues night.  Buried here, Liberty.  She lived in Clay Co., many years; was 73 years old.
(Source: Liberty Tribune, Sept. 28, 1900, Missouri SGA Journal, Fall 1987. Transcribed by Kathy Haggerty)


MUNCY - Nancy E, wife of William S Muncy, died near Gosneyville, Clay co, Mo. She was born in Wythe co, Va, 1 Feb 1816. She died as she had lived...Her funeral was preached on 8 Sept to a large congregation. May our heavenly father sustain her aged companion. C W Watts (Richmond Xian Advocate please copy)
(Source: Extract from "St. Louis Christian Advocate" newspaper printed on September 26, 1877.  Transcribed by Barbara Z.)

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