Jerry William Burch, 75, was born on Sept. 18, 1945, in Nevada to Gladys Jewell (Simmons) Burch and Charles Thomas “Bill” Burch of Harwood. He passed away from heart failure on June 11, 2021. Jerry spent his early years living on a farm near Harwood. He enjoyed spending time with his sister, Saundra, who bought
Paul Dean Dennis,89, was born July 12, 1931, in Carterville, to the parents of Roy H. and Bessie (Haggard) Dennis, the fifth of six children. Paul Dean died May 2, 2021, in Aurora, CO. He moved to El Dorado Springs with his family in 1937 when his father accepted a position with the Missouri State
Donald E. Ledford, 91, passed away June 3, 2021, in Topeka, KS. Don was born on Dec. 24, 1929, to Glenn E. and Cora Ledford in Carlyle, KS. Don spent his early childhood in Turner and Merriam, KS. His high school years were spent at Shawnee Mission Rural until his senior years, when his family
Maxine Louderback, 73, Lamar, passed away June 2, 2021, at her home. Maxine was born Sept. 5, 1947 in Wayne City, Illinois, to Lawson Dale Anderson Sr. and Louella Mae (Whitson) Anderson. On December 9, 1967 she married Richard Louderback in Lamar, MO. Maxine worked as a Inventory Management Specialist for Emerson & Copeland in
Wilds Hall, 86, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Friday morning, June 11. Services for Wilda Hall were held Tuesday, June 15, at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with burial in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery under direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.
Jon Francis Caudle, 82, Harwood, passed from this life into the presence of Christ on May 27, 2021. He was born to George and Dorothy (Fields) Caudle in St. Louis on May 16, 1939. He was converted at age 10 while visiting Chatham Bible Church with his cousin, David. Jon received his primary education at
Jan Ellen Tate, 66, a resident of Ft. Scott, KS, passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, at the Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, KS. She was born April 2, 1955, in Ft. Scott, the daughter of Lewis Allen Dare and Virginia Bolinger Dare. Jan was raised on the family farm where she learned to love
Luella Mae Truluck, 98, dearly loved wife and mother, departed this life May 25, 2021, at Trinity Towers in Corpus Christi, TX. The youngest of four children, she was born in Neosho, March 6, 1923, to Jessie Shade Wiley and Albert Lester Wiley. She graduated from Neosho High School, and Joyner Business College in Carthage.
Bonnie Nell (Zastrow) Nelson, El Dorado Springs, died on Jan. 16, 2021, at Cedar County Hospital in El Dorado Springs. Bonnie was born Nov. 30, 1932, at Nora Springs, IA, the daughter of Fred W. and Norma (Schultz) Zastrow. She was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church and educated in Nora Springs and Mason
Rose Marie (Leonard) Smith, 85, El Dorado Springs, passed away June 3, 2021, in Mercy Hospital. Rose was born Feb. 12, 1936, to Johnnie and Edna (Schmidt) Leonard. She was saved and a member of the Concord Missionary Baptist Church. Rose was a hard-working woman who wore many hats in life, from daughter, sister, wife,