Obituaries

Donna Maude Wallace

Donna Maude Wright, 94, was born April 26, 1929, in Garden City, KS, to Don Sr. and Maude (Campbell) Wright. She passed away Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023, in El Dorado Springs with her family by her side. Donna’s dad preferred to move every couple of years, so she spent most of her elementary years living

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Debra Delilah McMahon

Debra Delilah McMahon, 70, El Dorado Springs, passed away at Cedar County Memorial Hospital on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2023, after a long illness. She was born in Jackson County on March 17, 1953, to John and Virginia Decker. Debra graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1971. After graduating, Debra spent most of her

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Timothy Rex Bruce

Timothy Rex Bruce, 46, was born to Rex and Betty Bruce in Nevada, Nov. 12, 1977. He departed this world to his heavenly home on Dec. 30, 2023. His favorite song was “I Can Only Imagine” and we can only imagine the joy beaming from his face as he entered heaven’s gates to see his

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Carol June Adams

Carol June Adams, 54, El Dorado Springs, passed away the morning of Thursday, Dec. 28, 2023.  It is with mixed emotions that the family honors Carol’s passing. Sadness in her absence, yet joy in her heavenly healing. Carol was born Dec. 26, 1969 with many handicaps and challenges. Doctors advised she would not live past

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Barbara Ann Penington

Barbara Ann Penington, 70, was born Jan. 10, 1953, to Samuel Lonzo “Sam” Penington and Arleen May “Windmoeller” Penington in Jackson County, Kansas City. She passed away Saturday, Dec. 23. Barbara married Robert Franklin Anders on Nov. 2, 1974, and to this union three children were born. Candi Sue, Robert Franklin II and Aaron Lee.

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Lawrence Hicks

Lawrence Hicks, 91, was born in Cedar County, on Feb. 20, 1932, to Artie Theodore Hicks and Ruth Elizabeth Pike Hicks. He was the youngest child of six. He had one brother, Clarence, and four sisters, Ruby, Grace, Artie and Alene. He grew up with a strong worth ethic, helping his father and mother on

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Donna Maude Wright

Donna Maude Wright, 94, passed away Dec. 27, 2023, in El Dorado Springs, with her family at her side. Donna was born on April 26, 1929, in Garden City, KS, to Don Sr. and Maude (Campbell) Wright. Donna’s dad preferred to move every couple of years, so she spent most of her elementary years living

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Joyce Elaine (Flynn) Stephens

Joyce Elaine (Flynn) Stephens, 72, born in Nevada April 18, 1951 to John and Florence (Covington) Flynn. Joyce passed peacefully on Sunday, Dec. 24, 2023. She was the third of five children. On Aug. 2, 1969, Joyce married Michael Brown. Of this union, two children were born, Lori and John Brown. On March 3, 1978

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Jo Anne Walker

Jo Anne Walker, 92, El Dorado Springs, passed away Dec. 15, 2023. Jo Ann was born in Joplin Nov. 30, 1931, to Russell Rhea and Leta Garren Rhea. She attended school at Wanda grade school and Stella High School. She graduated with the class of 1950. Jo Anne married Jim Walker in 1950. They were

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