Obituaries

Edith Claire Benson

Edith Claire (Harmon) Benson, 94, of Schell City, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, at home. Edith was born on June 23, 1927 in a small cabin on the windswept prairie near Bainville, MT, the eldest child of William and Gladys Harmon. She grew up on a ranch in the plains of northeast Montana where

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William “Craig” Jackson

William “Craig” Jackson, 59, Anna, IL, passed away Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN, following a brief illness. He was born on Aug. 15, 1962, in Twin Falls, ID, the son of Norman K. and Rose Marie (Maus) Jackson. He married Patti Eads on June 4, 1988. A 1981 graduate

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Joyce Ann (Green) Garver

Joyce Ann (Green) Garver, 83, Taberville, passed away Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021. She was born on Oct. 23, 1937, to Clarence and Mabel (Moore) Green. She graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1956. Joyce loved to read, loved to bake in her kitchen and loved to travel.  She especially enjoyed the cruises she

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Larry Ross Brasher

Larry Ross Brasher was born on Aug. 16,1944 near Jerico Springs to Guy and Grace (Beydler) Brasher. He was the third of six children. Larry attended school at Jerico Springs and graduated from Sheldon High School. After graduating from High school Larry attended SMSU for one year and then returned back home to help run

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Ben Jacob Decker

Ben Jacob Decker, 89, Walker, passed away Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021 at Community Springs Healthcare, El Dorado Springs. Ben was born March 31, 1932 in Halstead, KS, to Abraham B. and Helena (Dirks) Decker. He married Marlene Joyce Koehn on June 7, 1959, in Rich Hill and she survives of the home. At the age

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Jewell Braxten Helm

Jewell Braxten Helm, “JB”, 94, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, to join the love of his life, Betty May Friar Helm, of 75 years in the Kingdom of God. JB was born on Aug. 18, 1927 in Harwood to William Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Helm. He served in the Army during WWII.

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Richard Watkins

The 15th of May, 1933 was a seemingly ordinary day, nothing in particular to set it apart… the world had no clue what was coming. In the home of Willie Earl and Elizabeth Fredericka Klumpp Watkins there was a new source of joy, and they named him, Richard. The youngest of seven children to grace

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Tammy Lynn Brewer

Tammy Lynn Brewer, 54,  was born in Bentonville, AR, on Dec. 17, 1966, and entered Heaven’s Gates on Sept. 1, 2021. Tom and Hazel Brewer and kids of El Dorado Springs, met Tammy Lynn at the age of four, there she was, this tiny little girl whom we all fell in love with instantly. Tom

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JoAn Stebbins

JoAn Stebbins, 83, formerly of Kansas City, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Anaheim Hills, CA, in the home she shared with Jim Barritt. Born in Roscoe, on Aug. 13, 1938, JoAn was the youngest child of Thomas and Grace (Taylor) Hendrickson. She grew up in El Dorado Springs, graduating from El Dorado

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Eva Marie Coleman

Eva Marie Coleman, 83, passed away on Dec. 12, 2020, in Gulf Breeze, FL.  She was born Sept.  13, 1937, in Appleton City to Wilbur and Mary Schiereck. She grew up on a farm in Rockville. After Graduation she married Kenneth Coleman and to this union Kathy and James were born. Eva was a very

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