Leroy Melvin Smith, 71, El Dorado Springs, passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, May 15, 2022, following a courageous battle with cancer. Melvin was born Oct. 10, 1950, to Leroy and Daisy (Stroer) Smith. He married his high school sweetheart, Yolanda (Yo) Mizner. He and Yolanda graduated in 1968 from El Dorado Springs High
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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,
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,
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