Graveside services for Xander Ryan Payne Pilkington, stillborn infant son of Gregory Pilkington and Ashley McKenzie Elson, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 6, 2015, at Babyland in Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Xander went to be with the Angels on April 30, 2015, at Ozarks Medical Center.
He was born April 30, 2015, at West Plains, Missouri, to Gregory Pilkington and Ashley McKenzie Elson.
He is survived by his parents, Greg Pilkington and Ashley Elson; grandparents, Viola Pilkington, Chris Haddock, Rob Pilkington and Sherry McKenzie; great-grandparents, Sidney Marvin McKenzie, II, Grandma Marilyn, Clyde and Marcia Ballenger and Billy and Joann Haddock; aunts and uncles, William Scott Pilkington, Robert Edward Pilkington, Ashley Haddock, P.J. Haddock, Tasha Haddock, Marc McKenzie, Cynthia McKenzie and Holly Romee; cousins, Sadie, TyLane and Tyler Thomas, Peyton McKenzie and Jacob and Shelby Romee; and special friends, Autumn Chamberlain and Yerick White.
His grandfather, Sidney Marvin McKenzie, III and one uncle, Stephen Pilkington, precede him in death.