Author Topic: MC CLAYLAND, Ione (Jones) - b. December 12, 1921 - d. February 2, 2018  (Read 199 times)

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Ione McClayland, age 96, of Fredonia, Kansas, passed away February 2, 2018.  She was born December 12, 1921 in Towanda, Kansas, the daughter of Richard Madison and Della Mae (Stark) Jones.

Ione grew up in Wichita, Kansas, graduating from Wichita East High School.  She then went on to the University of Wichita (now WSU) in 1943 and later earned a Master's from KSTC in Emporia, Kansas.  She taught Music and English in small Kansas schools including Rosalia, Flint Hills, Severy, Fall River, and Fredonia for a total of 37 years. 

Ione was a fifty-year member of the O.E.S., a recent member of DAR, and a member of the Second Church of Christ, Scientist in Wichita, Kansas from the age of 12.  On August 15, 1948, she married Clarence W. McClayland, and they were married for 63 years until his death on September 22, 2011.

Survivors include four children, Dean McClayland, Marilyn Stevenson, Kevin McClayland, and Brent McClayland; five grandchildren, Shala Steele, Lacey Detweiler, Tyler McClayland, Kaylen Goodson-Speth, and Devin McClayland; and five great-grandchildren, Kayden McClayland, Carsten Speth, Harper Speth, Dillon Steele, and Kinley Steele.

Funeral services were held on Februry 8, 2018 at Countryside Funeral Home in Fredonia, Kansas.  Burial followed at Twin Groves Cemetery in Severy, Kansas.  Memorials have been suggested to the Second Church of Christ, Scientist in Wichita, Kansas and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home.  Services have been entrusted to Countryside Funeral Home, 420 S. 20th Street, Fredonia, Kansas 66736.

(taken from the Countryside Funeral Home website)

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