Obituaries

William David “Bill” Hutsell

William David “Bill” Hutsell, 79, was born on Feb. 26, 1938, in Smithville to James George and Eula Lee (Thedford) Hutsell. He passed away on Nov. 29, 2017, in Nevada after a brief illness. Bill was the oldest of six children. He attended school in El Dorado Springs and was always a good student near

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Richard H. (Dick) Drewry

Richard H. (Dick) Drewry, 96, of rural El Dorado Springs, passed away on Nov. 2, 2017, near his son’s home in California. His ashes will be placed in Miramar National Cemetery, CA. Condolences may be sent to First Christian Church of El Dorado Springs.

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Ruth E. Roberts

Ruth E. Roberts, 102, Roscoe, was born Sept. 11, 1915, to Lewis A. and Ivy (Hollcomb) Roeder in Cobb. She passed away Nov. 29, in El Dorado Springs. She was raised on a farm with horses and wagons and no electricity. Ruth loved to help her dad in the garden raising most of the family’s

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Jordan Nichole Cantrell

Jordan Nichole Cantrell, 28, of Lamar, passed away on Nov. 24, 2017, in El Dorado Springs. Jordan was born in El Dorado Springs to Charles and Tina Cantrell on July 14, 1989. She went to preschool and kindergarten at El Dorado Springs Christian School. She attended El Dorado Springs Public School from 1st grade until

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Steven Dale Middleton Jr.

Steven Dale Middleton Jr., 26, went to be with the Lord on Nov. 27, 2017 in Walker at his childhood home. His parents are Steven Dale Middleton Sr. and Heather Lynn Brown (Buttorff) and his stepdad. Dallas Lloyd Brown. Steven was born in Albion, IN, on May 1, 1991. Steven was home-schooled until his freshman

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Kenneth Dean Troyer

Kenneth Dean Troyer, 57, passed away on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, in his home in Rogers, AR. He was born July 10, 1960. He is survived by his parents, Forrest and Sally Troyer, of El Dorado Springs; sister and brother-in-law, Janet and Joe Swopes of Bella Vista, AR; aunts and cousins in various Missouri locations

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Jordan Nichole Cantrell

Jordan N. Cantrell, 28, of Lamar, formerly of El Dorado Springs, passed away Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in El Dorado Springs. Jordan was the first grade teacher at the Lamar Elementary School. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in the El Dorado Springs Church of God (Holiness). Burial will be in the

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Helen J. White

Helen Jean White, 78, of Milo, passed away Nov. 22, 2017, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. Services for Helen White were held on Monday, Nov. 27, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.  Burial followed in Virgil City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to Virgil City Cemetery and left

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James (Junior) Page

James Page, Junior as everyone called him, was born in Leon, KS. Dec. 29, 1937, to James and Elma (Braun) Page. He passed away in Nevada, on Nov. 22, 2017, at the age of 79. He later moved to the Roscoe and Osceola area. Junior only completed an eighth grade education because he had to

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Fred ‘Jinkie’ Lee

Fred “Jinkie” Lee, 88, of LaCygne, KS, passed away on Nov. 20, 2017. Fred was born Oct. 18, 1929, in Cedar County, the only child of the late Ted Francis Lee and Ethel (Correll) Lee. He spent his childhood on the family farm near Filley attending Potter School. He attended high school in El Dorado

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