Obituaries

Russell H. Hayes

Russell H. Hayes, 62, El Dorado Springs, passed away Oct. 4, 2018, surrounded by his family. Russ was born Jan. 15, 1956, to Dan and Marge Hayes in Nevada. Russ played high school football and basketball. Like his father, he won a state title in basketball. On Aug. 13, 1982, Russ married Susan Walton and

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Jerry Dean Moore

Jerry Dean Moore, 76, Harwood, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, at his home after a long battle with COPD.   Jerry was born Oct. 11, 1941, in Lowry City to Pauline (Reynolds) Moore and Murl Moore of Lowry City. Following the death of his father, he was raised by his mother and step-father, 

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Benjamin ‘Todd’ Hickcox

Benjamin “Todd” Hickcox, 56, died Sept 23, 2018, in Springfield of cancer. A memorial service is scheduled from 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at the First Free Will Baptist Church in Houston.

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Patricia Joan Hargrove

Patricia Joan Hargrove 89, Humansville, formerly of Nevada, passed away Saturday, Sept.29, 2018, in  the Big Springs Care Center in Humansville following a brief period of illness.  Patricia was born Dec. 12, 1928, in Nevada, the daughter of Walter Everett and Della Mae (Smith) Evans. She married Charles Hargrove Aug. 16, 1948, and he preceded

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Charles W. Forest

Charles. W. Forest, 86, of Diamond, formerly of the El Dorado Springs area, passed away Sept. 28, 2018. Services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 2, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhacklem.com.

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Vivian Athena (Stewart) Hawkins

Vivian Hawkins, 47, was born to Ernest and Flora (Frizzell) Stewart on Nov. 29, 1970, in Osceola, and passed away on Sept. 26, 2018. She and her family moved to Clinton when she was young and attended Clinton Schools. Vivian met and married Heath Hawkins having three sons. She worked in construction and retail and

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Steven McConnaughey

Steven McConnaughey, 58, El Dorado Springs, passed away Sept. 20, 2018. Services were held Sunday, Sept. 23, at the Community Church.  Arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to High Hopes or St. Judes. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Robert Lee Bishop

Robert Lee Bishop, 93, El Dorado Springs, passed away at Heisinger Bluffs Nursing Home in Jefferson City on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Bob was born on Aug. 7, 1925, in El Dorado Springs, the son of Peyton and Ella May Bishop. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School and was a US Army veteran

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Rex Goodman

Rex Goodman, 97, Nevada, formerly of Schell City passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Nevada following a period of illness. Rex was born March 28, 1921, in rural Schell City, the son of Orvy and Gracie (Towne) Goodman. Rex attended the Towne Country School and at a young age worked on his family farm

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KayLynn Chastain

Kay Lynee Chastain was stillborn on Sept. 1, 2018, the daughter of Robert Chastain and Madison Barrett. A memorial service for KayLynn will begin at 11 a.m..  Saturday, Sept. 22, at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Senior Center or to the Stockton Church of Jesus Christ

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