Obituaries

Wesley Raymond Scholes

Wesley Raymond Scholes, 90, of Jerico Springs, passed away Aug. 8, 2018. Raymond was born Jan. 30,1928, near Sheldon the son of John (Shorty) and Lola Fay Scholes. Upon graduating from Sheldon High School, he enlisted in the army and served in Japan during World War II. After returning from the war, Wesley farmed and

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Margie Lou Barger

Margie Lou Barger, 86, El Dorado Springs, entered the presence of her Savior on Aug. 10, 2018. She was born in Collins on Jan. 31, 1932, the daughter of Russell and Goldia (Baumgarden) Spoor. She accepted Jesus as her Savior at the age of 12 and remained a faithful and committed Christian all her life.

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Roy “Gene” Lowe

Roy Eugene “Gene” Lowe, 94, El Dorado Springs, passed away Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, in Cedar County Memorial Hospital. He was born Feb. 9, 1924, in Vernon County, to Roy Edward and Nellie Jane (Short) Lowe. Gene attended school in El Dorado Springs and left high school in 1941 to join the Army. He served

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Gary Eason

Gary Lee Eason, 73, of El Dorado Springs, passed away July 27, 2018. He was born March 12, 1945, to Francis Leroy and Myrtle (Lee) Eason. According to his wishes, he was cremated and no services were scheduled. Arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.

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George D. Heisten

George D. Heisten, 76, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018 in El Dorado Springs. George was born Sept. 8, 1941, in Carthage to Russell “Russ” Jacob and Willa “Dunn” Heisten. George served in the United States Army, then became a chemical engineer. George is survived by his love, Barbara “Gene” Chilton; and his children –

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Zelpha Leatta Anderson

Zelpha Anderson, 89, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Zelpha was born Nov. 25, 1928, in El Dorado Springs, to the late Henry Howard and Laura Mae Reeves. Following high school, she worked for International Shoe Factory in El Dorado Springs. and later for OA Sutton and Western

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Winnie P. Jinkens

Winnie Pearl Jinkens, 95, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at his home. He was born Sept. 18, 1922, in Clark County, MO, the son of James S. and Letta (Blanton) Jinkens. He married Ida Edlen and they had three children – Pam, Shirley and Neil. Later they divorced. On Dec.

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Herbert Nelson Beisley

Herbert Nelson Beisley, 85, Nevada, passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018, in Nevada Nursing and Rehab following a short illness. He was born in the home of his parents, Burrell Alonzo and Ida Corene (Wood) Beisley, on July 5, 1933, in Nevada. Herbert attended school in Montevallo and later El Dorado Springs. He served

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Iola Columbine Gustason

Iola Columbine Gustason, 93, was born on July 11, 1925, in Clinton, the daughter of Grandville Creed Headley and Dolly Mae (Shelton) Headley. She entered into rest on Friday, July 20, in Hollister. She married Glen Gustason on June 24, 1942, in Osceola and they were blessed with two children. Iola was a beloved wife,

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James Theodore Conner

James Theodore Conner, 93, passed away peacefully June 16, 2018. A Celebration of Life will be held from 1-5 p.m. Saturday,  July 28, at the Senior Center, 611 W. Mill St., Butler. James graduated in 1942 from El Dorado Springs High School. He has attended most reunions. James was a U.S. Navy veteran of World

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