Obituaries

Alva Jackson (Jack) Brock

Alva Jackson (Jack) Brock, 82, passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2022 after a long illness. He was born Jan. 28, 1940 at home in Deerfield, to Clarence G. Brock and Gladys Ripley Brock.  He had two older sisters, Betty Beasley, and Anna Frances Jeans. Jack was a lifelong resident of Vernon County where he

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Bethany Alayna Walker

Bethany Alayna Walker, 30, passed away Monday, March 21, 2022, at KU Medical Center following a courageous battle with leukemia. Bethany was born July 29, 1991, to Randy and Lori (Heinold) Leedy. On November 17, 2018, Bethany married Brandon Walker. Bethany and Brandon resided in El Dorado Springs with their fur baby Truman. They enjoyed

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Norma “Jean” (Pate) Coulter

When a multitude of broken hearts are left behind, it’s obvious that the life one has lived was a good one. We were not ready for Jean to go, but the Lord was ready for her. Norma “Jean” (Pate) Coulter, 85, passed away surrounded by loved ones in Mercy Hospital in Springfield on Sunday, March

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Clyde Dorman

Clyde Dorman, 91, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Clyde was born in Mountain Home, AR, on Aug. 13, 1930, to Clyde Edwin and Nannie B. Bradley Dorman. He had five older siblings: Rena Faye, Edwin, Everett, Joe and Eva Lea. He married the love of

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Zelma Joann McCullick

Zelma Joann (Hardy) McCullick, 86, El Dorado Springs, went home to Jesus on March 3rd, 2022. Joann was born to Russell and Lucy Hardy on Nov. 25, 1935 in Weaubleau. Joann met her husband, Clayton Leo McCullick in 1951, in Collins. They married Aug. 29, 1951, and went on to have two children, Leola Ann,

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Tara Rochelle Paarmann

A beloved mother, daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and friend, Tara Rochelle Paarmann, 33, left this world unexpectedly, and much too soon on Feb. 24, 2022, due to injuries sustained in a car accident. Born in Iola, KS, on Feb. 12, 1989, Tara grew up in Nevada and attended Nevada High School. An enthusiastic and curious

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Rebecca Elliston

Rebecca Lou Elliston, 60, El Dorado Springs, passed away at her home Wednesday afternoon, March 2, 2022. Rebecca was born Aug. 17, 1961, in Columbia, the daughter of Tom and Ruth (Allee) Elliston. Rebecca attended Webb City High School. She then obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia, as well as her

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Elaina “Gail” Lewis

Elaina “Gail” Lewis, 54, Fort Worth, TX, passed away on Feb. 22, 2022, in Kansas City, KS. Gail was born on Jan. 12, 1968, to William Jr. and Judy Smith in Kansas City. On Feb. 14, 1994, she married Rick Lewis. She enjoyed many things in life, but some of her favorites were her grandkids,

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Richard Colin (R.C.) Hoover

Richard Colin (R.C.) Hoover, 76, passed away Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022 at Freeman Health Institute in Joplin. R.C. was born July 30, 1945 in Butler to John Marcus and Idell (Sherman) Hoover. R.C. grew up in Butler and graduated from Butler High School class of 1963. He held many jobs throughout his life but the

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Janice Carol (Shipp) Miller

Janice Carol (Shipp) Miller, 75, Nevada, passed away at her home on Feb. 22, 2022. Janice was born on Oct. 5, 1946 to Francis and Ella Shipp. Janice was a stay at home mom. She loved her kids and grandkids. Janice enjoyed watching soaps and movies, and was a big Elvis Presley fan. Janice was

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