Source: Kingman Star 5-5-1960
-- Ellen Jo Yerkes, two year old daughter of Corwin and Phyllis Ruggles Yerkes died Tuesday morning in the family home at Waynetown. She had been ill since birth and seriously ill past 3 weeks. The child was born Jan 27, 1958 and christened at two months at Freedom Church west of Wallace. Survivors are the parents, a brother, Phillip, the paternal grandparents Dafford and Eleanor Yerkes of Kingman, paternal great grandmothers, Mrs. Gertie Sowers of Mellott and Mrs. Othella Yerkes of Otterein; the paternal great grandmother, Mrs. Ella McCarty of Kingman and materanal great grandfather, Albert Ruggles of Champaign, Il. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Thrusday at Servies fun Home, Wayentown, Rev. Alfred Dobbs offic.Burial in Waynetown Masonic Cemetery.