Obituaries

Roy Swartzentruber

Roy Levi Swartzentruber, 33, beloved husband of Jana Kaye (Hostetler), was born Feb. 24, 1983, to Truman and Nellie (Kempf) Swartzentruber at Bolivar. He passed away on Nov. 17, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. He was holding a flashlight for Torry White while he was welding the fuel tank of his truck, which exploded,

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Jack R. Kinnamon

Jack Ray Kinnamon, 68, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on Nov. 8, 2016, in the VA Hospital of Kansas City after a courageous battle with multiple bouts of cancer and chemo therapy.  He was born in Nevada on April 21, 1948, to John A. and Wanda Kinnamon. Jack lived almost all of his life

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Richard Lavern Spada

Richard Lavern Spada, 58, died of lung cancer in his home in Springfield on Nov. 4, 2016. He was born to Sam and Jeanette Spada on Nov. 8, 1957 in Whittier, CA. He had two siblings, Vicki Brown and Bow Brown. Rick was briefly married to Donna Crispin. The marriage resulted in a child. Richard

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Raymond Lyle Price

Raymond Lyle Price, 61,was born Aug. 5, 1955, in Greeley, CO, to Fred Raymond and Helen Marie (Hendricks) Price. He passed away Nov. 6, 2016, at his home in El Dorado Springs. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, one sister and one nephew. Raymond is survived by his loving wife, Vicki,

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Callaway Eugene Minnix

Callaway Eugene Minnix, 81, peacefully passed away on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, in his home in El Dorado Springs with his family by his side. Callaway moved to El Dorado Springs after retiring from his job in San Diego, CA.  Callaway was born Nov. 19, 1934, in Lackey, KY, the son of Callaway and Draxie

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John Charles Moore

John Charles Moore, 85, rural El Dorado Springs, passed away on Nov. 5, 2016, with his wife and family at his side in Community Springs Healthcare Facility after a short but severe illness. John was born April 5, 1931, to Alfred Lee and Katie Barbara (Roberts) Moore in Roscoe. At the age of 18, John

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Mark Anthony Steele

Mark Anthony Steele, 59, Broken Arrow, OK, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, in Tulsa, OK. Memorial services were held on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at the Floral Haven Funeral Home Chapel, in Broken Arrow. Mark was born on Jan. 10, 1957, in Independence, the son of Charles E. and Shirley (Lyles) Steele. On

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Norma Rae Jeffries

Norma Rae Jeffries, 83, Jerico Springs, passed away Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, surrounded by loved ones at her home. Norma was born Nov. 9, 1932, in the Cane Hill community, third of the 10 children of Aulton Brooks and Lois (Porterfield) Kenney. On Sept. 1, 1951, she married Glenn D. Jeffries and they made their

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Kermit E. Anderson

Kermit E. Anderson, 80, Schereville, IN, formerly of Stockton and El Dorado Springs areas, the son of Elbert and Pearl Anderson, passed away Oct. 18, 2016. Kermit was a resident of Schererville, IN, for over 40 years and retired employee of LTV Steel Company in Indiana. He was pre-deceased by his parents; infant brother; wife

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Ronnie A. Reaves

Ronnie A. Reaves, 67, Bolivar, went to be with the Lord on the morning of Oct. 30, 2016, after a long battle with the big bad C. He was born July 29, 1949, in Warsaw, the son of Leo and Ila (Kirby) Reaves. Ronnie proudly served our country multiple tours in the Vietnam War. He

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