Obituaries

James Everett Dody

James Everett Dody, 84, passed away on Jan. 31, 2019, at Community Springs Care Center, El Dorado Springs. He was born on June 16, 1934, in St. Clair County to Roy and Della (Fennewald) Dody. James grew up in Taberville. He began working for the El Dorado Springs Shoe Factory in 1953 where he worked

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Pamela Anne Heathman

Pamela “Pam” Anne Heathman, 72, of Nevada passed away Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, in Joplin following a period of illness. Pam was born Feb. 7, 1947, in Jerico Springs, the daughter of Billie Thomas and Dorothy Louise (Wallace) Mitchell. She lived in K.C., MO and moved to Nevada when she was seven. She was baptized

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Marion D. Montgomery

Marion D. Montgomery, 80, of Kansas City, MO, (formerly of El Dorado Springs) passed away Feb. 8, 2019. A graveside service was held on Feb. 12, in Clintonville Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.

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Martha J. Grider

Martha Jean (Spencer) Grider, 61, of rural El Dorado Springs, passed away Feb. 2, 2019. Services began at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Sulphur Springs Baptist Church.  Interment followed in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Robert Kauffman May

Robert Kauffman May, 81, passed away on Jan. 31, 2019, in Lee’s Summit. He was born on Nov. 6, 1937, to Earl and Doris May of Montevallo. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Robbie Lee. He is survived by his wife – Earlene of 60 years; daughter. Camilla Smith (Keith);

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Carl Ernest Poorboy

Carl Ernest Poorboy passed away Jan. 11, 2019, at his home in Owassa, OK. He was the son of Ernest and Carla (Casey) Poorboy. A graveside service was held on Thursday, Jan. 17, in Love Cemetery with Randy Bland officiating. Local arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.

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Marilyn Sue (Crawford) Bozarth Easley

Marilyn Sue Easley, 79, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Jan. 15, 2019. Services will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in Park Street Christian Church. Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m Wednesday, Jan. 23, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Burial will be in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial

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Nelda Fern Potter

Nelda Fern Potter, 74, of Garnett, KS, passed away on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born March 28, 1944, in rural Cedar County, near El Dorado Springs, the daughter of Eldon and Virginia “Bertie” (Felty) Teague. Nelda was born at home, in the same house that her

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Earl ‘Denny’ Baker

Earl “Denny” Baker, 81, of Topeka, KS, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. He was born Jan. 24, 1937, in Montevallo the son of Ual V. and Eloise Hazel (May) Baker. He was a 1955 graduate of Andover (KS) High School. He served in the United States Army and National Guard. Denny was employed in

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Frances Pinkman

Emma Frances Pinkman, 90, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Jan. 5, 2019. Services were held Tuesday, Jan. 8, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.  Interment followed at the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home Online condolences may be left on our website at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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