Obituaries

Mary Jane O’Connor

Mary Jane O’Connor, 81, was born Feb. 22, 1940, to Harley Hendricks and Myrtle Persons Hendricks in Stockton and departed this life on March 27, 2021. No services are planned at this time under direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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Aaron Enoch Goodwin

Aaron Enoch Goodwin, 39, Deerfield, passed away in Hot Springs, AR. Aaron was born on May 31, 1982 in Big Lake, MN, to Johnnie Albert and Connie JoAnn (Wood) Goodwin. Aaron moved with his family from Minnesota to Deerfield in 1991. He grew up in the Deerfield area and graduated from Ft. Scott High School

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Lois Carol (Hill) Simrell

Lois Simrell, 88, El Dorado Springs, passed away and went to her heavenly father on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Cedar County Memorial Hospital. She was born in Texas County, near the town of Houston on March 30, 1932, the third of six children born to George W. Hill and Lovell M. (Minor) Hill. Lois

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Paul Eugene Gooden

Paul Eugene Gooden, 54, Lamar, passed away March 18, 2021, at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, KS. Paul was born on Jan. 16, 1967, to James Austin Gooden and Mary Karleena Blsckmon Gooden. Services were held March 22, by Bro. Bobby Budd at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery. Memorial donations may

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Lloyd Dean Gray

Lloyd Dean Gray, 91, born August 23, 1929, to Lloyd Clark Grey and Anna Wallace Gray and departed this life on March 19, 2021. After high school Lloyd joined the Army and served overseas. No services planned at this time. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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Jerry Joe Evans, Jr

Jerry Joe Evans, Jr., age 46, of Aldrich, passed away on March 8, 2021, at his home. He was born May 31, 1974, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital in El Dorado Springs, to Jerry Joe Evans, Sr. and Kallie Dean (Sawyer) Evans Hopkins. Jerry grew up in the El Dorado Springs area and graduated from

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Galen Gazaway

Galen Tyrone Gazaway, 77, of El Dorado Springs, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, March 11, 2021, at Community Springs Heath Care facility, El Dorado Springs. Galen was born to Frances P. (Portwood) and Clifford Gazaway in Croweburg, KS on July 11, 1943. After graduating from Bronaugh (MO) High School in 1961, Galen

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Norma Ann Roby Shelton

In loving memory of Norma Ann Roby Shelton, 81, Sept. 15, 1939 to March 13, 2021. Celebration of life: from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs It will be a time for visiting and sharing memories. There will be no formal service. Feel free to wear a mask if

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Johnnie Ray McCullick

Johnnie Ray McCullick, 58, of El Dorado Springs passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2021. Johnnie is survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Gravesides services for Jonnie McCulick were held Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Love Cemetery under direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made for family expenses and left

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Roscoe Dowell Ruth

Roscoe Dowell Ruth, 84, passed away March 4, 2021, in Joplin. Cremation under the direction of Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs.

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