Obituaries

Mark Paul Koca

Mark Paul Koca, 59, passed away April 25, 2022. He was a member of First Christian Church in El Dorado Springs and was baptized on April 24, 1977. Mark was born to Paul and Ruth Koca in El Dorado Springs and raised on the family farm. After graduating from El Dorado Springs High School, he

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Robert James Baer

Robert James Baer, 33, Harwood, passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Alexander, ND. Robby was born Aug. 19, 1988, in Springfield, the son of Robert Charles Baer and Shellie DeeAnn (Peace) Baer. He met Ashley Nichole Harms in junior high and together have been building their high school sweetheart life together ever since. They

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John (Jack) Joseph Fifield

John (Jack) Joseph Fifield, 78, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022 from an ongoing illness at Mercy hospital in Joplin. He was born April 3, 1944, in Chicago, IL, to Bertha Sheffner and John Fifield (preceded) Private services will be held with family in El Dorado Springs, Missouri at a future date.

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Mark Paul Koca

Mark Paul Koca, former Superintendent of El Dorado Springs School, 59, El Dorado Springs passed away on Monday afternoon. Mark is survived by his wife, Jennifer, of the home; son, Alan Koca, and wife, Megan, and daughter, Tegan Rand, and husband, Josh; sister, Jana Robinson, and husband, Paul Jon; five grandchildren. Funeral services for Mark

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Mary Nora Mae (Alexander) Chaney

Mary Nora Mae (Alexander) Chaney, 88, passed away April 21, 2022. She was born to Lawrence and Rachel (Maschewski) Alexander on Feb. 11, 1934 in St. Clair County. Nora attended school for eight years at Blue Ridge School and four years at El Dorado Springs High School, graduating in 1952. She went to work at

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Clifton Dawson

Clifton Dawson, 94, Roscoe, passed away April 13. Services were held Monday, April 18, at Sheldon-Goodrich Funeral Home in Osceola with interment was in the Benton Green Cemetery, Roscoe.

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Judith Ann McMurray

Judith Ann McMurray went to be with the Lord on April 9, 2022 at her home with daughter, Kristain Shay McCullick surrounded by her beloved family after battling many years of Alzheimer’s disease. Judy was the daughter of Margrett Metcalf and Glen Peters. She was born and raised in Verdella, Missouri. She had two sisters,

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Sharon Green Forrester

Sharon Green Forrester, 78, was born Sept. 3, 1943 to Charles and Agnes Green and passed away at home in Chandler, AZ, on Feb. 18, 2022. Sharon lived in Jerico Springs and attended school there until the family moved to Eldon where she completed high school in 1961. She is survived by her loving husband,

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Tommie Jennings

Tom Jennings, 80, Nevada, left this life on March 30, 2022. He was born on Nov. 27, 1941, to Jesse and Blanche (Stewart) Jennings. After graduation he met and later married the love of his life Patsy (Domino) Sumner on May 9, 1959. To this union four children were born; Rhonda Jean, Ron, J.D., and

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Alva Jackson (Jack) Brock

Alva Jackson (Jack) Brock, 82, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2022 after a long illness. He was born Jan. 28, 1940 at home in Deerfield, to Clarence G. Brock and Gladys Ripley Brock.  He had two older sisters, Betty Beasley, and Anna Frances Jeans. Jack was a lifelong resident of Vernon County where he

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