obit Nellie LaPlant

SCOTT CITY - Nellie LaPlant, age 90, died on Jan. 12, 2021 at the Parklane Nursing Home in Scott City, KS. She was born on April 18, 1930 in Enid, OK, the daughter of Hugh and Monta Embree Simmons. She had been a resident of Scott City since 2005, having moved from Garden City, KS, and worked in retail sales. On May 26, 1946, Nellie married Olin LaPlant in Enid, OK. 

Survivors include her children, Linda Smith of Ogden, UT, Mary Watson of Topeka, KS, Larry LaPlant of Aransas Pass, Texas, and Dennis LaPlant of Corpus Christi, Texas; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Harry Simmons and Hugh B. Simmons Jr.; and one infant son, David LaPlant. 

Private graveside services will be held at the Ames Cemetery in Ames, OK. A Celebration Of Life will be held at a later date in Enid, OK.

Posted online on January 14, 2021