Lawson Michael Watts Lawson Michael Watts, beloved infant son of Matthew and Jennifer Watts, was born into the arms on angels on Oct. 11, 2019, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. In addition to his parents, Lawson is survived here on earth by three brothers – Braxton, Camden and Trevin; a sister, Raelynn; paternal grandparents, Jesse
Beverly Ann Ellison, 62, of El Dorado Springs, passed away on December 22, 2019. Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 28, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Interment followed in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to help the family with expenses and left at the funeral home. Online condolences may
Lawson Michael Watts, beloved infant son of Matthew and Jennifer Watts, was born into the arms on angels on Oct. 11, 2019, at Freeman Hospital in Joplin. A private family graveside service was held for Lawson at Love Cemetery. Arrangements were by Randy Sheldon of Sheldon Funeral Home and officiated by Rev. Gregory Vi Tran.
Rozella F. Lingle, 89, of Blackjack/Birdsong in rural St. Clair County passed away on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. Services were held on Friday, Dec. 27, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with Rev. Joe Dodson officiating. Burial followed in Brush Creek Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to help the family with expenses
On Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019, Candy Kay Woody, 63, loving wife. mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away. Candy was born on Aug. 1, 1956, in Independence to biological father, Edgar Ray Carriker and mother, Patricia Louise Richey. Edgar passed away in an automobile accident in June of 1975. Patricia later married John Martin Richey who
Robert Francis Neal “Bob” Hutchison, 86, was born Sept. 5, 1933, to Ruby May Whitley Hutchison and Walter Howard Hutchison at the home in rural Walker. He passed away Dec. 10, at Moore-Few Care Center as a result of Thyroid Cancer. Bob was the second of seven children. He went to Mobley School grades one
Deral Floyd Mays, 81, El Dorado Springs, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. Deral was born March 20, 1938, in Cedar County, MO, to Alva and Otho Lorene Mays. Deral was married to Bonnie Smith for 15 years. To this union four daughters were born: Debbie, Donna, Gayle and Sheila.
Born April 2, 1940, to Clarence and Bernice (Bricker) Maris in Rexford, KS. He has three brothers, older brother Clyde and two younger brothers, the twins, Jack and Jim. Bob spent his early years in Rexford working on the family farm where he honed his ability to fix almost anything mechanical. He build his first
Kenneth J. Wilson, 56, of Nevada, died suddenly on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. Services will begin at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, in the First Baptist Church in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Thursday evening at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Additional obituary information will be announced by Ferry Funeral
Susan M. Jones, 58, of rural El Dorado Springs, passed away Dec.12, 2019. A memorial service will be held in Springfield, IL, at a later date. Local arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.