Joy Ann Whitesell O’Neal, 82, Nevada, previously Ft. Scott, KS, died Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, at Mercy Hospital, Joplin. She was born July 17, 1940, in Filley, the only daughter of Kenneth Whitesell Sr. and Bonnadell “Bonnie” Blevins Whitesell. Joy graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1958. She then attended the University of
Jack Ray Phillippe, 77, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022, in Springfield. He was born on the 4th of July, 1945, to Roscoe and Evelyn Phillippe in Lawrence, KS. Arrangements have been entrusted to Midwest Cremation and Funeral Services of Springfield.
Betty Friar, 92, El Dorado Springs, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, at the First Baptist Church with burial in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at 1 p.m.
Wanda June was 88 years when she got her Angel wings and met Jesus face to face. It was Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022 at 9:45 p.m. at the Medicalodge in Butler. She was predeceased by her parents, John Adam Pettigrew, and Edith Bulah Mitchell, as well as her brother, John Doyle Cox; her sister, Vera
Karla Annette (Williams) Ervin, 66, rural El Dorado Springs, went to be with our Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022, while surrounded by her family. Karla was born Sept. 8, 1956, in Elkhart, KS. She was the daughter of Virgil Williams and Genevieve (Davis) Williams. Karla grew up and attended school in Walker
Visitation was Tuesday, Oct. 18, at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home Services were Wednesday, Oct. 19, at El Dorado Springs City Cemetery with interment at the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery.
Wayne McCollom, 93, died Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022, with his family by his side at Lake Saint Louis. Wayne was born Dec.2 11, 1928, in El Dorado Springs to Jasper and Fay McCollom. Wayne grew up on a farm during the depression. He rose early each morning to do chores, to include milking the cows,
CW4 Tony Max Elliston, 73, El Dorado Springs, left the world on Oct. 4, 2022 surrounded by his family and love. Tony was born on Nov. 7, 1948, in Winfield, KS, the son of Emerson and Alice Elliston. Tony graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1966 where he took pride in being one
Lola Irene (Hickman) Hensley, 93, El Dorado Springs, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 4, 2022. Lola was born on April 29, 1929, the oldest daughter of the late Henry Leroy and Lena Hickman. She accepted the Lord at an early age and was baptized in the Osage River near Schell City.
Dennis Anthony Boyer, 52, Sheldon, passed away Sept. 29, 2022, after a long and hard battle, he went peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by his family and friends. Dennis A. Boyer was born in Southern California to Bruce Boyer and Linda Cook on Sept. 24, 1970. Music was his passion and he was blessed to