Obituaries

Robert Lee Bishop

Robert Lee Bishop, 93, El Dorado Springs, passed away at Heisinger Bluffs Nursing Home in Jefferson City on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Bob was born on Aug. 7, 1925, in El Dorado Springs, the son of Peyton and Ella May Bishop. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School and was a US Army veteran

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Rex Goodman

Rex Goodman, 97, Nevada, formerly of Schell City passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Nevada following a period of illness. Rex was born March 28, 1921, in rural Schell City, the son of Orvy and Gracie (Towne) Goodman. Rex attended the Towne Country School and at a young age worked on his family farm

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KayLynn Chastain

Kay Lynee Chastain was stillborn on Sept. 1, 2018, the daughter of Robert Chastain and Madison Barrett. A memorial service for KayLynn will begin at 11 a.m..  Saturday, Sept. 22, at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Senior Center or to the Stockton Church of Jesus Christ

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Steven Lee Brewer

Steven Lee Brewer, 61, El Dorado Springs, formerly of Ohio, passed away Sept. 14, 2018. Memorial services were held Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Community Church under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to help the family with expenses and left at the funeral home. Online

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Michael W. Mogan

Michael Wayne Mogan, 59, El Dorado Springs, joined his Lord and Savior on Sept. 11, 2018, after a lengthy illness. He fought the good fight with a firm belief in Jesus Christ. Mike was born on Aug. 15, 1959, to Richard and Beverly Mogan in Indepencence. He graduated from William Chrisman High School in 1979.

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Elsie McAlexander

Elsie Mae (Schuman) McAlexander, 79, El Dorado Springs, returned to Jesus on Sept. 2, 2018, peacefully at home in the company of her loving son, Fred. She was born Jan. 1, 1939, to Fredrick Otto and Maritta (Merrifield) Schuman in Rockville. Early in life, Elsie worked various service-oriented jobs. In her later years, she cared

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Alan Parker Arnold

Alan Parker Arnold, 83, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Alan, the son of Cletis and Anna (Dickson) Arnold, was born in LaGrange, WY, on March 6, 1935. Alan and Arlene Hahn were united in marriage on Sept. 15, 1956, in Torrington, WY. They shared over 61 years together. Alan enlisted in the United

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Harold Wilson Graves

Harold Wilson Graves Jr. or Wilson, as he was known, age 70, passed away last weekend at his home after a long illness. He was born Dec. 15, 1947, in Clinton to Harold (Shorty) and Permelia (Moody) Graves. Wilson attended El Dorado Spring Schools, and could always be found at the local baseball field when

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Althea ‘Thea’ Louise (Moore) Johnson

Althea “Thea” Louise (Moore) Johnson, 52, was born on Dec. 30, 1965, in St. Louis to Arthur Raymond and Betty Ann Moore. She passed away after a short battle with cancer in Mercy Hospital in Springfield on Aug. 31, 2018. After growing up in Oklahoma with her brother and sister, Thea had three daughters. Her

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Hallie C. Bland

Hallie C. Bland, 92, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Mt. Vernon. She was born in Hamilton County, TX, on Sept. 25, 1925, to Jefferson Curtis Tubb and Frances Susan (Northcut) Tubb. She attended school in Abernathy, TX. She married Leo W. Bland on March 9, 1945, in Lindsey, CA. Leo and Hallie

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