Posted 9 months ago
By Kevin Horn
Graveside memorial services will be held Saturday, July 20, at 3 pm at the Alliance City Cemetery.
Nellie was born by Hat Creek Wyoming, to Loyde L. Younkin and Blanche E. (Himes) on September 13, 1926.
She lived on a cattle ranch in the Hat Creek area, attended Buena Vista School and graduated from Lusk High School, in Lusk Wyoming, attended Chadron State College, and taught school for several years after.
After marriage to Walter V. Jones on January 13, 1945, in Lusk, she lived at Fort Robinson, and ranches by Marsland, Hyannis, Merriman, Rushville and Hay Springs.
Nellie moved to Alliance in 1967, worked at Good Samaritan for 22 yrs. She then moved to Billings, Montana and then Casper, Wyoming.
Nellie was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Vernon and Roy and sisters Muriel Ortez, Ruth Bass and Doris Leeling.
She is survived by her sister Norma L. Bruegger of Van Tassel Wyoming; children Claudia (Peter) Storonskij of Lincoln, Nebraska; Walter (Cathy) Jones of Casper Wyoming; Martin (Carolyn) Jones and Terry Jones of Alliance, Nebraska; and 5 grand children and 6 great-grand children.