Obituaries

Steven Lee Brewer

Steven Lee Brewer, 61, El Dorado Springs, formerly of Ohio, passed away Sept. 14, 2018. Memorial services were held Tuesday, Sept. 18, in the Community Church 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 funeral home. Online

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Michael W. Mogan

Michael Wayne Mogan, 59, El Dorado Springs, joined his Lord and Savior on Sept. 11, 2018, after a lengthy illness. He fought the good fight with a firm belief in Jesus Christ. Mike was born on Aug. 15, 1959, to Richard and Beverly Mogan in Indepencence. He graduated from William Chrisman High School in 1979.

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Elsie McAlexander

Elsie Mae (Schuman) McAlexander, 79, El Dorado Springs, returned to Jesus on Sept. 2, 2018, peacefully at home in the company of her loving son, Fred. She was born Jan. 1, 1939, to Fredrick Otto and Maritta (Merrifield) Schuman in Rockville. Early in life, Elsie worked various service-oriented jobs. In her later years, she cared

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Alan Parker Arnold

Alan Parker Arnold, 83, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Alan, the son of Cletis and Anna (Dickson) Arnold, was born in LaGrange, WY, on March 6, 1935. Alan and Arlene Hahn were united in marriage on Sept. 15, 1956, in Torrington, WY. They shared over 61 years together. Alan enlisted in the United

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Harold Wilson Graves

Harold Wilson Graves Jr. or Wilson, as he was known, age 70, passed away last weekend at his home after a long illness. He was born Dec. 15, 1947, in Clinton to Harold (Shorty) and Permelia (Moody) Graves. Wilson attended El Dorado Spring Schools, and could always be found at the local baseball field when

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Althea ‘Thea’ Louise (Moore) Johnson

Althea “Thea” Louise (Moore) Johnson, 52, was born on Dec. 30, 1965, in St. Louis to Arthur Raymond and Betty Ann Moore. She passed away after a short battle with cancer in Mercy Hospital in Springfield on Aug. 31, 2018. After growing up in Oklahoma with her brother and sister, Thea had three daughters. Her

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Hallie C. Bland

Hallie C. Bland, 92, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Mt. Vernon. She was born in Hamilton County, TX, on Sept. 25, 1925, to Jefferson Curtis Tubb and Frances Susan (Northcut) Tubb. She attended school in Abernathy, TX. She married Leo W. Bland on March 9, 1945, in Lindsey, CA. Leo and Hallie

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Charles Elmer Hargrove

Charles Elmer Hargrove, 89, Nevada, passed away on Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Big Spring Care Center, Humansville. Charles was born March 13, 1929, to  Charles and Bertha (Hawkins) Hargrove. He married Patricia Joan Evans and she survives of the home. Charles was born and raised in Dederick and attended Nevada Schools. He worked for

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Mary Lou Smith

Mary Lou Smith was born Feb. 13, 1941, in Kidder to Emmett and Anna (McDaniel) Wilson, one of eight children. She passed away at her home in El Dorado Springs on Aug. 27, 2018. Mary Lou was united in marriage to Charles “Dick” Smith in 1982 and they have made their home in El Dorado

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L. Chris Alexander

Leona Christine Chadwick Alexander, 83, passed away in Community Springs Nursing Facility, El Dorado Springs, on Aug. 18, 2018. Christine was born on June 18, 1935, in McCory, AR, in Woodruff County to Rupert and Jewell Chadwick. She spent her younger years in Arkansas with her parents who were sharecroppers. She attended most of her

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