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    Terry Lee Smith

    Terry Lee Smith, 53, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Sept. 8, 2019. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Lebeck Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. The post Terry Lee Smith appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Shirley Gail Murphy

    Shirley Gail Murphy, 84, was born April 22, 1933. She passed away Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Community Springs Healthcare in Stockton. Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11, in Sheldon Funeral Home. Burial will be in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery. Family will receive friends from 10 -11 a.m. Wednesday The post Shirley Gail Murphy appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Richard L. Rogers Sr.

    Richard Lewis Rogers Sr., 68, passed away on Sept. 3, 2019. He was born June 19, 1951. Services were held on Sept. 9, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel.  Interment followed in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery with full military honors. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to help the family with expenses and The post Richard L. Rogers Sr. appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Phyllis R. Clark

    Phyllis Ray Clark, 66, of Walker,  passed away Sept. 6, 2019. Memorial services for Phyllis Clark were held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Sheldon Baptist Church, Sheldon. Arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to “Defenders of God,” Kid’s Group The post Phyllis R. Clark appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Gary Thomas Norman

    Gary Thomas Norman, 58, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. Gary was born Feb. 19, 1961, in Wichita, KS to Kenneth and Blanche (Seeley) Norman. He lived most of his childhood in Stockton eventually coming to work in El Dorado Springs, where he met the love of his life, Sherri. Gary The post Gary Thomas Norman appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Kent Wayne Hackleman

    Kent Wayne Hackleman, 61, passed in peace at the young age of 61 on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 in Seattle, WA, with his family by his side. Kent was born on Aug. 29, 1958, to Charlene and Roy Hackleman in Humansville. The love for travel came at a young age when he decided to leave The post Kent Wayne Hackleman appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Adam L. Carriker

    Adam L. Carriker, 51, of rural El Dorado Springs lost his battle with cancer at his home on Aug. 23, 2019. Adam was born at Cedar County Memorial Hospital on March 28, 1968, to Roy A. and Lila L. (Blystone) Carriker.  The family moved to Texas when he was four and he resided in Houston, The post Adam L. Carriker appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Rachel Louise Lasley

    Rachel Louise (Benham) Lasley, 76, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Aug. 22, 2019. Services were held on Aug. 26 in Bland-Hackleman Chapel.  Interment followed in Virgil City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to help the family with expenses and left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left The post Rachel Louise Lasley appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Wilma Ellen Hickcox

    Wilma Ellen “Cookie” (Ellifrits) Hickox, 84, passed away Aug. 23, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Hickcox Jr., in 1984. A service will begin at 1 p.m. Aug. 31 in the Church on the Hill in Stockton.  A graveside service will be begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1, in New The post Wilma Ellen Hickcox appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Reva Irene (Bybee) Keller

    Reva Irene (Bybee) Keller. 84, was born Feb. 12, 1935, in Schell City to C.J. and Nellie Irene (Robinson) Bybee.  She passed away Aug. 5, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. She and her twin sister were the 6th and 7th children of 10 born to the family.  Reva gave her life to Christ and The post Reva Irene (Bybee) Keller appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Rosemary (Francka) Magee

    Rosemary (Francka) Magee, 92, of El Dorado Springs, passed away at her home on Aug. 13, 2019. Rosemary Magee was born June 26, 1927, on a farm south of Bolivar the first child of Rose and Frank J. Francka.  She was followed by two sisters, Dorothy and Mackie, who later preceded her in death.  She The post Rosemary (Francka) Magee appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Sherman F. Haynie

    Sherman F. Haynie, 81, El Dorado Springs, passed away Aug. 18, 2019. Services began at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com. The post Sherman F. Haynie appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Adrian Ross Snider

    A memorial service celebrating the life of Adrian Ross Snider will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24, in the Chapel of Osborn Funeral Home, 3631 Southern Avenue, Shreveport, LA. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until service time. The Very Reverend Alston B. Johnson, Dean of St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral. will officiate. The post Adrian Ross Snider appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Lofty Glen Gibbs

    Lofty Glen Gibbs, 49, of El Dorado Springs, passed away at home on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Lofty was born on Sept. 24, 1969, in El Dorado Springs the son of Patty Lea Gibbs and the late Robert Lafayette Gibbs. Lofty graduated from El Dorado R-II in 1988. He married Tammy Taylor in October, 1989, The post Lofty Glen Gibbs appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Lofty Glen Gibbs

    Lofty Glen Gibbs, 49, of El Dorado Springs, passed away at home on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Lofty was born on Sept. 24, 1969, in El Dorado Springs the son of Patty Lea Gibbs and the late Robert Lafayette Gibbs. Lofty graduated from El Dorado R-II in 1988. He married Tammy Taylor in October, 1989, The post Lofty Glen Gibbs appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Shirley Jean Austin

    After a mercifully brief struggle with cancer, Shirley Jean Austin, 79, passed away peacefully in her home in El Dorado Springs. Services were held at First Assembly of God Church officiated by Pastor Dana Taylor. Shirley dedicated many of the years of her life in caring for the elderly in Oklahoma City, OK. In 2002, The post Shirley Jean Austin appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Shirley Jean Austin

    After a mercifully brief struggle with cancer, Shirley Jean Austin, 79, passed away peacefully in her home in El Dorado Springs. Services were held at First Assembly of God Church officiated by Pastor Dana Taylor. Shirley dedicated many of the years of her life in caring for the elderly in Oklahoma City, OK. In 2002, The post Shirley Jean Austin appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Dale Owen ‘Spud’ Gayman

    Dale Owen Gayman, 77, known to friends and family as “Spud,” passed away surrounded by family on Aug. 1, 2019. Spud was born in Denver, CO, on Nov. 12, 1941, to Lucy Elenor Cruse and Leo Opal Gayman. His family moved to Vernon County when he was only 12 days old. He was baptized by The post Dale Owen ‘Spud’ Gayman appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Dale Owen ‘Spud’ Gayman

    Dale Owen Gayman, 77, known to friends and family as “Spud,” passed away surrounded by family on Aug. 1, 2019. Spud was born in Denver, CO, on Nov. 12, 1941, to Lucy Elenor Cruse and Leo Opal Gayman. His family moved to Vernon County when he was only 12 days old. He was baptized by The post Dale Owen ‘Spud’ Gayman appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Verone Duaine Nelson

    Verone Duaine Nelson, 93, of El Dorado Springs, died on June 21, 2019, at Community Springs Nursing Home, El Dorado Springs. He was born April 4, 1926 near Joice, IA, the son of Nels H. and Alyce (Halvorson) Nelson. He was baptized and confirmed at the Bristol Lutheran Church, near Joice, IA, and received his The post Verone Duaine Nelson appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Thomas Allen Haase

    Thomas A. “Tom” Haase, 67, passed away on July 15. 2019.  He was born Aug. 22, 1951 in Kansas City to Daniel and Virginia Haase. He grew up in El Dorado Springs and graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1969.  He went on to graduate from what was then Southwest Missouri State University The post Thomas Allen Haase appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Roger Eason

    Roger Dale Eason, 71, went to be with our Lord on July 26, 2019, surrounded by family. Roger was born Dec. 10, 1947, to Francis and Myrtle Eason. Roger was loved by his family for many things. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved all things about it including hunting, fishing, bird watching, plants and The post Roger Eason appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Virginia Bland

    Virginia Dell (Mistler) Bland, 92, of El Dorado Springs, passed away in Cedar County Memorial Hospital on Tuesday morning, July 23, 2019. Virginia was born March 11, 1927, in Monegaw Springs, the daughter of Bernice Mistler and Hazel (Moore) Mistler. At the age of eight Virginia lost her mother and was raised by her aunt, The post Virginia Bland appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Billy Joe Daniels, Jr. (Bubby)

    Billy Joe Daniels, Jr. age 44, of El Dorado Springs, gained his heavenly angel wings on July 21, 2019, upon his arrival in heaven. He passed from this life surrounded by family. Billy was born April 26, 1975, in Fort Leonard Wood, to Billy Joe Daniels, Sr. and Judy Ann Brown. Billy grew up all The post Billy Joe Daniels, Jr. (Bubby) appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Billie Joe Leonard

    Billie Joe Leonard was born July 5, 1944, at the family home near Walker, to William Warner Leonard and Dorthey Mildred (Turner) Leonard, and passed away at his home, near El Dorado Springs, after a short illness on July 16, 2019. Bill attended school at Walker through the 10th grade and then entered service into The post Billie Joe Leonard appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Donita Trent

    Donita Jean (Leonard) Trent, age 87,   Monett, formerly of  El Dorado Springs, passed away on July 19, 2019. Funeral services for Donita Trent will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Alder Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may The post Donita Trent appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Delpha Jean Stroer

    Delpha “Jean” Stroer, 57, of El Dorado Springs, passed away suddenly on July 18, 2019. A service was held Monday, July 22, in the Church of God (Holiness).  Interment followed at Wagoner Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to help the family with expenses The post Delpha Jean Stroer appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Robert Dee Stroer Sr.

    Robert Dee Stroer Sr, 72, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2019. Final disposition was cremation under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. A private family gathering will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be left at the funeral home to help the family The post Robert Dee Stroer Sr. appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Mark Wayne Harris

    Mark Wayne Harris, 52, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on Wednesday, July 3, 2019. No services are scheduled at this time. Disposition was by inurnment under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com. The post Mark Wayne Harris appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Naomi Jeanne Phinney

    Naomi Jeanne Phinney, 87, of rural El Dorado Springs, passed away peacefully on July 13, 2019. A graveside service was held on Monday, July 15, in Love Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com. The post Naomi Jeanne Phinney appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Tara Carver

    Tara Michelle Carver, 41, of El Dorado Springs, MO, and passed away on July 8, 2019. Services were held Saturday, July 13, in the El Dorado Springs Church of God (Holiness).  Interment followed at Love Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com. The post Tara Carver appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Mary Keith

    Mary Margaret (Gass) Keith, 73, of El Dorado Springs, passed away at Mercy Hospital in Springfield Friday afternoon, July 12, 2019. Mary was born in Greenfield, MO, Jan. 8, 1946, the daughter of Floyd and Faye (Sanders) Gass. Mary grew up in Greenfield. Mary married Robert Gene Keith on Jan. 18, 1963, and they were The post Mary Keith appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Elton Don Maslen

    Elton Don Maslen, 67, of Stockton, passed away on Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Big Springs Care Center, Humansville, after battling liver and kidney disease.  He was born June 27, 1952, in Cortez, CO, to Charles and Opal (Plain) Maslen. In 1974 he was married to Jackie Farmer. To this union were born two children, The post Elton Don Maslen appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Bonnie Belle Chesbro

    Bonnie Belle Chesbro, 78, Laramie, WY, passed away may 31, 2019, at Golden Peaks Nursing Home, Fort Collins, CO. She had struggled with a long illness of Alzheimer dementia. Bonnie was born in St. Louis to Preston and Ruby Shellhorn. She was raised on the family farm near El Dorado Springs. She attended a rural The post Bonnie Belle Chesbro appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    John Lynn Culler

    John Lynn Culler, 67, was born on Feb. 9, 1952, in Nevada to William B. and Marie Francis (Leer) Culler. He passed away on June 27, 2019 in Nevada. John was a lifelong area resident. He was a United States Army veteran. He worked as a mechanic which he loved and several other jobs. John The post John Lynn Culler appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Francis Dean Moore

    Francis Dean Moore, 79, passed away at his home on June 29, 2019. Dean was born March 19, 1940, in Albia, IA, to Oscar and Ruby (Hasley) Moore, the fourth of five sons. He married Patsy Ann Greer on May 5, 1963, and she survives of the home. Dean and Pat attended the Church of The post Francis Dean Moore appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    John Terry

    A graveside service for John Terry, son-in-law of Melba Louis Belcher Whitmer, will begin at 11:10 Saturday, July 13, in Hazel Dell. The post John Terry appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.

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    Melba Louise Belcher Whitmer

    Melba Louise Belcher Whitmer, formerly of Virgil City, passed away on March 1, 2019, in Lee’s Summit. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, in Hazel Dell Cemetery. The post Melba Louise Belcher Whitmer appeared first on El Dorado Springs Sun.