Connie Sue Davis, 79, of Schell City, passed away May 7, 2018. She was born Sept., 2, 1938, the daughter of Mamie Marie Schroder and Theodore “Ted” Malee. In 1960 Connie married Paul W. Davis Jr. During this marriage, they raised four beautiful children – William Leroy, Betty Ann, Kenneth Walter and Sabetha Ann. From
Zana Ellen (Chambers) Blankenship, 83, of Walker, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018. Zana was born Dec. 11, 1934, in Sedalia, to Thomas E. and Elsie M. (Rains) Chambers. She graduated from Warsaw High School in 1953 and married Max Blankenship on July 1, 1953. To their union five children were born. Zana retired from
Cassandra Rachel Hocking, age 26, of El Dorado Springs, passed away tragically on May 9, 2018. Graveside services were held in Mount Pleasant Cemetery on Saturday, May 12, 2018, 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
Virginia Evelyn Potter, 86, Nevada, passed away on Sunday, May 6, 2018, at Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada. Virginia was born March 4, 1932, in Jackson County, MO to Olin E. and Iva Ruth (Kincaid) Reynolds. She married Norval L. Potter on April 13, 1951, in El Dorado Springs and he survives of the home.
Oren Leonard Martin, 102, of rural El Dorado Springs, passed away May 2, 2018, at Community Springs Healthcare in El Dorado Springs. Oren was born April 10, 1916, in Vernon County, the second son of Charlie Martin and Iva Whitesell Martin. He married Frieda Kicenski on April 16, 1952. They were married 64 years before
Rebecca Ann Oehring, 73, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, MO. Becky was born Jan. 23, 1945, in St. Clair County, to Gilbert E. and Beauly May (Kincade) Blackmore. Becky graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in May of 1962. She married Charles Oehring
Zella Lee (Simrell) Sawyer, 92, of El Dorado Springs, passed away April 30, 2018, in Community Springs Healthcare. Zella was born Jan. 8, 1926, in Birdsong, near Stockton, the daughter of Franklin and Ruby Flo (Morlan) Simrell. Zella grew up in the Amity Community, graduated the 8th grade from Amity School and from Stockton High
Velma Earlene Priemer, 86, of Independence, MO, died on Saturday, April 28 2018, in Independence, Jackson County, MO. She was born Oct. 23 1931, to Benjamin Harrison Cochran and Lola Carmen (Smith) Cochran in El Dorado Springs (Speedwell Township), Saint Clair County, MO. Earlene married George William Priemer on Dec. 10, 1949, in Independence. She
Joan Marie (Bland) Wagner, 86, of Springfield, formerly of El Dorado Springs, passed away April 27, 2018, at her home in Springfield. Funeral services began at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 2, in the Brentwood Christian Church in Springfield. From 1 to 2 p.m. on Wednesday the family received friends at Bland-Brumback Funeral Home in Stockton.
Lowell Edwin Menefee, age 95, passed away at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, on April 26, 2018. Funeral services were held Monday, April 30, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. at the El Dorado Springs Church of God (Holiness) with Rev. Joe Trussell and Rev. Dan Menefee officiating. Interment followed in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the