Obituaries

Larry Francis Eason

Larry Francis Eason, 76, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Pleasant Hill (MO) Health and Rehabilitation Center after a battle with COPD and heart disease. Services were held Nov. 19 in the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville with burial in Freeman Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Kindred Hospice or

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Lynne H. Holt

Lynne Howard Holt, 67, of Aurora, formerly of El Dorado Springs, passed away Nov. 9, 2018. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to help the family with expenses and left at the funeral home.

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Norma Jean Taylor

Norma Jean (Decker) Taylor, 79, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Nov. 10, 2018, in Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Final disposition was inurnment. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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Ronnie Lee Dale

Ronnie Lee Dale, 63, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on Nov. 4, 2018. Ronnie was born Feb. 1, 1955, at Nevada, the son of Gene and Dorthy (Keller) Dale. Ronnie had worked as a lineman, truck driver and concrete worker. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, when he was younger and in better health. Ronnie

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Joan Wallace Kline Lansu

Joan Wallace Kline Lansu, 94, passed away on Sept. 13, 2018. She was born on June 8, 1924, to Francis “Frank” Wallace and Frances “Fanny” Stowe Wallace. Joan is survived by one child, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was a religious person who kept a Bible close and read and referred to it often. 

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JoAnn (Haley) Harris

JoAnn (Haley) Harris, 77, El Dorado Springs, passed away Nov. 1, 2018. A celebration of life will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov, 10, in the First Christian Church.  Pastor Jack Daniel will officiate. Final disposition was cremation under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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Larry Curtis Green

Larry Curtis Green, 68, Peculiar, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at his home, after a two-year fight with cancer. A Celebration of Life service was held Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018  in the First Baptist Church in Peculiar with inurnment on Sunday, Nov. 4, in the Clintonville Cemetery, El Dorado Springs. Larry was born March 7,

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Earl Jay Cook

Earl Jay Cook, 80, Bolivar, departed this world on Nov. 2, 2018. Services were held on Monday, Nov. 5, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel. Burial followed in Hazel Dell Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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William “Bill” Herbst

William Henry “Bill” Herbst, 73, El Dorado Springs, passed away Nov. 5, 2018. Services will begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov.10, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel.  The family will receive friends from 1:30 until service time. Burial will follow in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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Nelson ‘Gene’ Edmiston

Nelson Eugene Edmiston, 87, went home to his Lord and Savior on Nov. 3, 2018. Nelson, known as “Gene” by most, was born March 6, 193, in Stockton, the son of George and Ada (Perkins) Edmiston. Gene joined the Navy in 1947 at the age of 17. That is also when he met and married

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