Obituaries

Wesley A. “Jim” Gilpin

Wesley A. “Jim” Gilpin, 92, of Nashua, NH, formerly of El Dorado Springs, passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020.  He was born Nov. 16, 1927, in Only Springs, CO, to Clyde Gilpin and Jessie (McCarthy) Gilpin, the fifth of eight children. He is survived by his son, Larry Gilpin, and daughter-in-law, Betty Gilpin, of Amherst,

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Bobbie E. Roberts

Bobbie E. Roberts, 94, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at the Missouri Veteran’s Home on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. He is survived by his daughters, Julie Jennings, and husband, Jay, of Sheldon, and Janette Hobson, and husband, Doug, of NC. A graveside service was held Friday, Oct. 2, in Clintonville Cemetery under the direction of

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Jimmie A. Hunt

Jimmie A. Hunt, 75, of Miller, passed away Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. He is survived by his son, William Hunt, of Jerico Springs, and daughter, Sherri Reid, and husband, David, of Miller. A funeral service was held Friday, Oct. 2, at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. A visitation will be held Thursday, Oct/ 1, from 6-7 p.m.

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Jesse LeRoy Culbertson

Jesse LeRoy Culbertson, 78, passed away Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Harrison, AR. Services begin at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, in Sheldon Funeral Home.

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Juanita Mae (Fleeman) Wallen

Juanita Mae (Fleeman) Wallen, 87, was born July 24, 1933, in Cliquot, Polk County, the youngest of six children, born to Henry Harrison and Ella Mae (Yost) Fleeman. She passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in her home surrounded by her family. Juanita attended school in Fair Play and graduated from the

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James Roy Beckman

James Roy Beckman, 43, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Sept. 16, 2020. Jim was born Oct. 2, 1976, in El Dorado Springs, to Brent and Barbara Beckman. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1995. During his school years he also studied Karate under sensei Don Douglas and was invited to the

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Wesley “Jim” Gilpin

Wesley “Jim” Gilpin of Nashua, N. H., passed away Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. A graveside service will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Karen Lyn (Lumley) Berten

Karen Lyn (Lumley) Berten, 48, El Dorado Springs, passed on to her eternal reward at her home early Thursday morning, Sept. 10, 2020. Karen was born to Robert Leroy Lumley and Linda Gayle (West) Lumley on August 1, 1972, in Hawthorne, California. Karen made her life taking care of others; she worked with the mentally

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JoAnne Kennedy

JoAnne Kennedy, 80, born Feb. 17, 1940, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at community Springs Healthcare Facility in El Dorado Springs. Among survivors are her daughters, Debrah Breedlove and Karen Thogerson. Services were Friday, Sept. 11, at the Sheldon Funeral Home in El Dorado Springs. Burial was in the Shiloh Cemetery in Liberal

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Virginia Lee Porter

Virginia Lee Porter, 94, El Dorado Springs, passed away Sept. 10, 2020, at the Cedar County Memorial Hospital after a short illness. Virginia was born in Glenwood, Iowa, on Sept. 2, 1926, to Bernard and Josephine Newman. She married John Ross Decker and to this union four children were born. Then, in 1971, she married

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