Obituaries

Claudia P. Hardison

Claudia P. Hardison, 68, El Dorado Springs, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019, at Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar. Claudia was a longtime area resident and active member of the First Baptist Church in El Dorado Springs. Among local survivors is her husband, Gary Hardison, of the home. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday,

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Pearl Wilkins Nelsen

Pearl Wilkins Nelsen, 95, Filer, ID, a former resident of the Tiffin area, slipped away peacefully on Feb, 21, 2019, at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Twin Fall ID. A celebration of Pearl’s life will be May 18, at the Filer  First Baptist Church.

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Gary Allen Rutledge

Gary Allen Rutledge, 57, born Jan. 2, 1962, passed away Saturday, April 27, 2019, at his home in El Dorado Springs. Services will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, May 6, in Sheldon Funeral Home. Burial will be cremation. Family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Monday, May 6, at Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs.

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Stephen Craig Roby

Stephen Roby, 68, departed his earthly home to be with the Lord on April 17, 2019. A celebration of his life was held on April 23, 2019, at Stockton Christian Church. Reverend Michael Tunnel officiated and Hospice Chaplain Kenny Batson assisted. Music was provided by Gaila Beach. Stephen Craig Roby, son of Henry and Marletta

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Gary Dobbs

Gary Dean Dobbs, 78, of El Dorado Springs, passed away after a short illness on Monday, April 22, 2019. Gary was born March 31, 1941, to Kenneth and Martha (Gilpin) Dobbs. Gary was an avid fan of NASCAR and stock car racing in general. He spent many happy nights as a pit crew member for

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Anthony Jay Wright

Anthony Jay Wright, 43, passed away at his home in Springfield on April 8, 2019. Anthony was born Nov. 3, 1975, to Jay W. and Donna (Barnes) Wright. Anthony attended school in El Dorado Springs graduating with the Class of 1994. Following high school he joined the Missouri Army National Guard. He also worked in

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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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