Obituaries

Betty L. Sallee

Betty Lou (Sumner) Sallee, 81, Stockton, left this life to be with the Lord on March 2, 2021. She was born June 29, 1939, to Clifford and Fern (Clark) Sumner. Betty was married April 25, 1959, to Tony Lee Sallee, the love of her life for nearly 62 years. This union was blessed with four

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Jimmy Tucker

James Paul Tucker, 63, Fort Scott, KS, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at his home. He was born on July 24, 1957, at the Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott, the son of Rev. James D. and Betty J. Tucker. He was united in marriage to Carolyn Ann Hayward Tucker on April 18, 1980, in El

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Jesse Thomas Lurten

Jesse Thomas Lurten, 24, was born on April 12, 1996.  He passed away on February 22, 2021.  He was a shining star.  He was so special to all who knew him.  He was always strong and giving.  He was loved so much. Jesse was very intelligent, he showed high levels in quantum mechanics.  He had

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Lela Faye Thaxton

Lela “Faye” Thaxton (Wood) went to be with her Lord on Friday, February 12, 2021. She was born on January 7, 1932 in Bagnell, Missouri to John M. Wood and Era N. Wood (Dowell). She is preceded in death by: Thomas C. Thaxton, Jared Fugate (grandson), John Pruitt (son in law), her parents, six siblings,

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Christopher Allen Rodabaugh

Christopher Allen Rodabaugh, 59, passed away Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, at his home in El Dorado Springs. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at the Sheldon-Goodrich Funeral Home, Osceola. Family will receive friends and relatives from 1-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 26, at the funeral home. Final disposition is cremation under the direction

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Mary Ann Macomber

Mary Ann Macomber, 77, passed away at her home Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in El Dorado Springs. Service will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, at the Sheldon Funeral Home in El Dorado Springs. Family will receive friends and relatives Tuesday, Feb 23, at 10-11 a.m. at the Sheldon Funeral Home. Final disposition is

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Bonnie Lou Witt

Bonnie Lou Witt, 81, El Dorado Springs, went home to her heavenly Father’s open arms on Feb. 12, 2021, from COVID complications.  Bonnie was born March 20, 1939, in St. Clair County. She was the daughter of Louis Daniel (L.D.) and Laura Ethel (Hoffman) Taylor. She was the second daughter in her family of four

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Verna Inez Tipper

Verna Inez Tipper was born on February 13, 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri.  She passed away on February 8, 2021. At an early age she moved with her parents to the El Dorado Springs, MO area.  Verna graduated from El Dorado Springs HIgh School in 1959. On July 14, 1964 she was united in marriage

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Roger C. Foster

Roger Clay Foster, 86, rural El Dorado Springs, passed away at his home on Monday morning, Feb. 8, 2021. Roger was born Dec. 21, 1934, in Ponca City, OK, the son of Leslie E. Foster and Irene (Howard) Foster. Roger worked for Chicago Bridge and Iron (CB I) steel plate construction, traveling across the Midwest

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Elizabeth Mary Stonebraker

Elizabeth “Betty” Mary Stonebraker, 91, Nevada, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, in her home following a brief illness.  Betty was born May 7, 1929, in Peruque, to Lewis Edward and Laura Magdalen (Conoyer) Sherman.  She married Edward Taylor Stonebraker on Sept. 19, 1950, in St. Peters, and he preceded her in death on

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