Obituaries

Pearl (Messick) Haynes

Pearl (Messick) Haynes was born on February 17, 1933, in Cedar Springs, Missouri, the daughter of Clarence Onis Messick and Lena Dell (Kirkpatrick) Messick; one of six children. She grew up on a farm at the top of a hill in rural Cedar County and attended a one-room schoolhouse. While still in high school, she

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Lawrence Dean Parks

Lawrence Dean Parks, 71, El Dorado Springs, passed away in his home on Thursday morning, March 14, 2019. Dean, as he was known by his family and friends, was born in El Dorado Springs on Feb. 14, 1948, the oldest son of Leonard Parks and Wynetta (Clutter) Parks. Dean graduated from El Dorado Springs High

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Sammie E. Harris

Sammie Elton Harris, 92, of Osiris, passed away March 16, 2019. He was born to Alfred and Bertha (Shockley) Harris in the Osiris community near Jerico Springs. He spent the first 87 years of his life in the same area. He entered Truman Health Care at Lamar in January 2015. Sam was a lifelong farmer.

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Paul Berton Darnell

Paul B. Darnell, 89, of Harrison, AR, passed away Friday morning, March 8, 2019, at his home surrounded by family. Paul was born Aug. 1, 1929, to James Berton and Iva Fyrne Darnell in El Dorado Springs. Paul graduated from Central College in Fayette, MO, in 1951. He spent three years in the United States

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Thelma J. Smith

Thelma J. Smith, 83, of El Dorado Springs, passed away March 16, 2019. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in the Church of God (Holiness).  Burial will follow in Stockton Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, at the funeral

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Lucy Mae Hughey Hamrick

Lucy Mae Hughey Hamrick, 80, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Sunday, May 17, 2019. Lucy was born Sept. 28, 1938, in Lamont, CA, the daughter of Albert and Dorothy Harris. Lucy attended school in Lamont, CA, and graduated from the 8th grade. Lucy married George Hamrick on Sept. 9, 1955. They were married until

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Mark Walker

Mark Mancel Walker, 59, of Branson,  formerly of El Dorado Springs, passed away March 8, 2019. A funeral service was held Wednesday in Branson. Burial followed in Brasher Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Goldie Thornton

Goldie Thornton, 92, passed away Sunday in Community Springs Health Care. Services for Goldie Thornton,  ElDorado Springs, will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, March 22 in Bland-Brumback Funeral Home with burial in Stockton Cemetery, visitation Friday 1:00 p.m.

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Melba DeShazo

Melba Lois (Reeves) DeShazo, 90, of El Dorado Springs, passed away March 8, 2019. Services were held Tuesday, March 12, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel. Burial followed in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Delbert Wayne Gibbs

Delbert Wayne Gibbs, 69, El Dorado Springs, passed away at Cox Medical Center South, Springfield, Monday, March 4, 2019. He was born March 17, 1949. Services were Saturday, March 9, in Sheldon Funeral Home with burial in Love Cemetery near El Dorado Springs. Family received friends Friday, March 8 in  Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado

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