Obituaries

Eric LeRoy Maus

Eric LeRoy Maus, 49, of Schell City, passed away suddenly on Friday morning, July 24, 2020. He was born Sept. 10, 1970, in Nevada, , the son of David L. Maus Sr. and Beverly Souza Maus. Eric grew up in the Schell City area, where he attended Schell City Elementary School and graduated from Schell

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Marilyn Jean Peery

Marilyn Jean Peery, 76, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at her home in rural Nevada, following a long-term illness.  She was born on Oct.17, 1943, in Crawford, NE,  to Joseph Michael and Betty Ann (Langdon) Alkire.  She married James H. Peery Jr. in Nevada on June 10, 1961, and he survives of the

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Robert James Capps

Robert James Capps, 58, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. No services are scheduled at this time. Disposition was by inurnment under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences maybe left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Randall Kent Bland

Randall Kent Bland, 66, of Blackjack, , passed away at his home Saturday, July 18, 2020, while members of his family sang “Beulah Land.”  He was born July 10, 1954, in Humansville, the third son of Ewing Joseph and Lena Jane (Sumner) Bland. His two brothers, Lacel and Dwight, were 20 and 15 years older

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Charles Franklin Green

Charles Franklin Green, 93, of Pleasant Hill, was born, June 30, 1927, in Greenfield, the son of John F. and Katie E. (Culver) Green. He departed this life, Saturday, July 25, 2020, at his home surrounded with love and family. Charlie was a Veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War. On March

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Roger Ray Swager

Roger Ray Swager, 75, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Friday, July 24, 2020. He was born on Jan. 7, 1945, to James Howard and Zula (Hornbeck) Swager near Caplinger Mills. Roger grew up around Caplinger and Stockton and he was a member of the Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church. After graduating from high school

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Harold “Nick” Pierce Pennell

Harold “Nick” Pierce Pennell, 89, of Osceola, passed away Thursday morning, July 23, 2020. A service was held Monday, July 27, , at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Magnum officiating. Interment followed at Deepwater Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American

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Francis Ellsworth Taylor

Francis Ellsworth Taylor, 94, of Leesville, LA, went to be with the Lord on July 15, 2020. Final arrangements are provided by Jeane’s Funeral Service of Leesville.  A memorial service will be held at Central Louisiana Veteran’s Cemetery, located on University Parkway, beginning at 2 p.m. July 29.  Please wear a mask and follow social

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Helen Francis Miller

Helen Francis (Rippee) Miller, 88, of El Dorado Springs, passed away at Community Springs Nursing Home on Tuesday evening, July 14, 2020. Helen was born Sept. 11, 1931, at Dederick, Missouri, the daughter of Virgil Rippee and Opal Rippee.  She attended school in El Dorado Springs and resided there most of her life. Helen married

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Benjamin Franklin Shaner

Benjamin Franklin Shaner, 76, of rural El Dorado Springs, passed away Thursday, July 9, 2020. He was born May 2, 1944, in Hartford, KS, to Willie and Iva (McCormick) Shaner Ben went to school for a few months in El Dorado Springs but transferred his credit back to Hartford in order to graduate there. He

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