Obituaries

Bill Scott Bishop

Bill Scott Bishop, 70, departed this life on Nov. 15, 2018, surrounded by his wife and family. He was born on Feb. 5, 1948, to Paul and Helen (Fortney) Bishop. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1966 and graduated with a B.A. in Business from Abilene  (TX) Christian. Bill married the love

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Helen Marie Bausch

Helen Marie Bausch, 73, El Dorado Springs, passed away Nov. 17, 2018, at Medicalodge in Nevada. Helen was born June 24, 1945, in Schell City, to Cecil and Lola Mae (Radd) Barbour. She graduated from high school at Walker. Helen was married to H.D. “Butch” Bausch for 49 years. They lived in the Walker/El Dorado

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Margaret Crutchfield

Margaret L. Crutchfield, 80, El Dorado Springs, passed away Nov. 13, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Driscol Crutchfield and two sons, Vance and Stephen. According to her wishes, she was cremated.  No services are scheduled at this time.  Arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.

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Oral Hawkins

Oral Milburn “Bill” Hawkins, 83, El Dorado Springs, passed away Monday, Nov. 11, 2018, after an extended illness. Bill was born July 1, 1935, in Vernon County, the eldest son of William B. Hawkins and Iva N. (Galvin). His schooling was obtained in numerous one-room schools before attending El Dorado High School, graduating at age

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Larry Francis Eason

Larry Francis Eason, 76, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, at Pleasant Hill (MO) Health and Rehabilitation Center after a battle with COPD and heart disease. Services were held Nov. 19 in the Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville with burial in Freeman Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Kindred Hospice or

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Lynne H. Holt

Lynne Howard Holt, 67, of Aurora, formerly of El Dorado Springs, passed away Nov. 9, 2018. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 13, in the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to help the family with expenses and left at the funeral home.

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Norma Jean Taylor

Norma Jean (Decker) Taylor, 79, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Nov. 10, 2018, in Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Final disposition was inurnment. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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Ronnie Lee Dale

Ronnie Lee Dale, 63, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on Nov. 4, 2018. Ronnie was born Feb. 1, 1955, at Nevada, the son of Gene and Dorthy (Keller) Dale. Ronnie had worked as a lineman, truck driver and concrete worker. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, when he was younger and in better health. Ronnie

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Joan Wallace Kline Lansu

Joan Wallace Kline Lansu, 94, passed away on Sept. 13, 2018. She was born on June 8, 1924, to Francis “Frank” Wallace and Frances “Fanny” Stowe Wallace. Joan is survived by one child, six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. She was a religious person who kept a Bible close and read and referred to it often. 

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JoAnn (Haley) Harris

JoAnn (Haley) Harris, 77, El Dorado Springs, passed away Nov. 1, 2018. A celebration of life will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov, 10, in the First Christian Church.  Pastor Jack Daniel will officiate. Final disposition was cremation under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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