Obituaries

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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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,

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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,

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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