Obituaries

Terry Lynn “Tar Baby” Simmons

Terry Lynn “Tar Baby” Simmons, 60, of Collins, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar, surrounded by loved ones after a short illness. He was born in Vernon County, Nevada, to Earl Harold Simmons and Naomi June “Sug” Simmons on May 24, 1958. Terry attended school in El Dorado Springs

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Benjamin E. Livengood

Benjamin Edward Livengood, 81, of El Dorado Springs, passed away at Cedar County Memorial Hospital Sunday evening, April 7, 2019. Bennie was born April 16, 1937, the son of Benjamin Rudolph “Rudy” Livengood and Frances Mae (Quertermous) Hall. He was raised by his grandparents, Ray H. and Anna (Augsberger) Livengood and graduated from El Dorado

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Freda Flint

Freda Beatrice (Potter) Flint, 88, of El Dorado Springs, passed away April 7, 2019, at Community Springs Healthcare Facility in El Dorado Springs. Freda was born March 15, 1931, in Dade County the first daughter of Arthur and Freda Potter. She graduated from Dadeville High School in 1949. She then attended Southwest Missouri State College

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Arthur Wesley Jackson

Arthur Wesley Jackson, 93, born April 3, 1926, passed away at home in El Dorado Springs on Thursday, April 4, 2019. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 16 in Herriman Chapel, south of Cedar Springs. Burial will be in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery. Family will receive friend from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, April

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Donald Leroy “Buck” Barker

Donald Leroy “Buck” Barker, 53, born April 25, 1965, passed away April 6, 2019, at home in El Dorado Springs. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday,  April 11, in Sheldon Funeral Home. Burial will be in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery. Family received friends from 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Sheldon

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Mary Aleene Houston

Mary Aleene Houston, 93, born Oct. 6, 1925, passed away April 4, 2019, at Clark Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center, Clarksville, IN. Funeral services began at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, in Sheldon Funeral Home. Burial was in Hazel Dell Cemetery. Family suggests contributions be made to the Gideons International in care of Sheldon Funeral

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Patricia Wood

Patricia A. Wood, 62, El Dorado Springs, passed away April 6, 2019. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m Wednesday, April 10, in the funeral home. Burial will be in Coal Hill Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. In lieu

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Benjamin E. Livengood

Benjamin E. “Bennie” Livengood, 81, of El Dorado Springs, passed away April 7, 2019. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, April 12, in the First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m Thursday, April 11, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel.  Burial will be in Clintonville Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman

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Ernest Stillwell Clifton

Ernest Stillwell Clifton, 70, Sheldon, left his earthly body and went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 31, 2019.  Ernie was born Nov. 8, 1948, in Warrensburg to Charles Ernest and Vera Meryl (Rhynerson) Clifton. He was united in marriage to Margaret C. Patrych on May 5, 2006, in Bronaugh, and she survives

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