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Dr. Ira Ellis Spencer

Posted September 11, 2014 at 11:37 am

Dr. Ira Ellis Spencer, 88, longtime optometrist and businessman in Nevada, recently residing in Fort Scott, KS, passed away at 9:55 a.m. Sept. 8, 2014, in Mercy Hospital, Fort Scott. He was born Sept. 19, 1926, in Walker, the son of Elmer and Martha Odessa (Gilbert) Spencer.

On Dec. 15, 1945, he was united in marriage to Elizabeth (Betty) Nadine Simpson and she preceded him in death on June 10, 2012. Together the couple became parents of three children.

Dr. Spencer was raised in the Walker area, then at the age of 12 moved, along with his family, to Nevada. Shortly after, and still at age 12, he began working at Karbe’s

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    Steven Edward Spencer

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    Steve graduated from El Dorado Springs R-2 High School in 1962. He married Judy Kay Hays on Sept. 18, 1965. They had three children – Julie, Randy and Lisa.

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    Sharon Ann Reeder

    Sharon Reeder, 70, Richwood, TX, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loved ones on Aug. 29, 2014. Sharon was born Oct. 14, 1943, to Ethel and Fred Reeder in Galveston, TX.

    She attended Lovenberg Junior High and Ball High School and then continued her education at Texas Women’s University in Denton, TX. She received her degree from TWU in Elementary Education. She began her teaching career in 1968 and devoted 35 years to

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    Mason Howard Jones III

    Mason Howard Jones III, 42, Richmond, KS, passed away Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, at Ransom Memorial Hospital.

    Cremation is planned. Memorial services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, in Dengel & Son Mortuary. Following services there will be scattering of cremains at Hillsdale Lake near Springhill, KS.

    Family will meet with friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the

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    Julia Sciara Kean

    Julia Sciara Kean, 97, Kansas City, MO, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014. Memorial visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 11, at Passantino Bros. Funeral Home, 2117 Independence Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64124.

    She will be inurned at Elmwood Cemetery in Kansas City, MO.

    Julia was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie Kean, and her son, George Kean. She is survived by her sons, Al Kean of El Dorado Springs,

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    Barbara Jean Crouch

    Barbara Jean Crouch, 88, Fremont, NE, formerly of St. Joseph, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in a healthcare facility in Nebraska.

    She was born May 11, 1926, to Marion David and Betty (Irey) Roseberry in Garnett, KS.

    Barbara married Raymond Rex Russell on Dec. 6, 1945. He preceded her in death. She then married James Lee Crouch on Aug. 25, 1956. He preceded her

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    Norma June White

    Norma June (Whitesell) White, 80, El Dorado Springs, went to be with her Lord at 10:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, after a short battle with cancer. June (as she was most well-known) was born June 12, 1934, the second child of Lloyd and Wilda (McWilliams) Whitesell, in Cedar County near Filley.

    June attended schools in El Dorado Springs and Stockton, graduating from Stockton High School in 1952. She

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    Sharon Ann Reeder

    Sharon Ann Reeder, 70, Richwood, TX, passed away Aug. 29, 2014

    The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home, followed immediately with a graveside service at Love Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.

    Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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    Roy ‘Wayne’ Norman

    Roy Wayne Norman, 80, Springfield, passed away Aug. 31, 2014. Wayne was born Nov. 23, 1933, in Cedar County, the son of Otha Norman and Violet (Dillsaver) Norman.

    Wayne attended grades 1-8 at Caplinger Mills and graduated from high school in El Dorado Springs.

    Wayne married Marilyn Sillivan in 1952. To their union, three sons and one daughter were born. On Oct. 1, 1978, Wayne married Saundra (Moore) Patterson becoming the step-father

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    Billie Rae Lee

    Billee Rae West Lee, 84, La Cygne, KS, passed away Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. She was born on Jan. 14, 1930, in El Dorado Springs, the daughter of Earl and Alberta Hazelwood West.

    She graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in the Class of 1948. She married her high school sweetheart, Fred Lee, on Oct. 17, 1948. This union lasted 65 years.

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