Letha Belle Smith, 92, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Wednesday, July 8, 2020, at Cedar County Memorial Hospital. Letha was born Nov. 19, 1927, in Boulder, CO to Hobart and Kaite (Reed) Staples. She was united in marriage to William Dempsey Fisher in Pineville on May 13, 1943 and he preceded her in death.
Max Duane Pyle, 78, of rural El Dorado Springs, passed away in his home, July 3, 2020, surrounded by loved ones following a courageous battle with cancer. Max was born at home on Feb. 14, 1942, in Stockton, to Ernest and Eunice Pyle. Max grew up in Stockton, graduating from Stockton High School in 1960.
Jimmie Grady Pope, 83, was born June 15, 1937, in Oklahoma city. The family moved to El Dorado Springs in 1947. Jim loved Missouri. He was baptized in the El Dorado Springs First Christian Church at the age of nine. He held the office of Elder as an adult. He enjoyed the Men’s Fellowship, working
Mary Frances Sallee, 87, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020. A service for was held Tuesday, June 30, at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Bland officiating. Burial followed at Mound. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.
Beverly Jean Spencer, 85, passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020, at Lake Stockton Health Care Facility. She was born Feb. 24, 1935, in South Bend, IN, to William and Edna Spencer, the youngest of six children. Beverly lived in South Bend all of her childhood and her young adult life. She moved to Missouri in
Claude M. Hallam, 80, passed away on June 9, 2020, at the Oak Grove Nursing and Rehab Center. Claude was born on Aug. 18, 1939, in Kansas City but grew up in El Dorado Springs. He was the second son born to Ted and Oivi Hallam. He moved back to Kansas City in 1957 and
Johnny “Joe” Coulter, 84, died peacefully in his Filley home on June 26, 2020. He was born Nov. 12, 1935 to Archie Hiram and Mary Amanda (Campbell) Coulter in Taney County. He grew up in Taney County and graduated from Forsyth High School. He then went to work at Owens Corning in Kansas City. He
Eva K. (Trussell) Whaley, 46, of Nevada, passed away at her home on Thursday, June 25, 2020. A memorial service will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, July 3, at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with Rev. Brent Bland officiating. Disposition was by inurnment. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.
Tommy Ruth (Smith) Russell, 63, of El Dorado Springs, passed away at her home on Tuesday afternoon, June 23, 2020. Tommy was born Feb. 25, 1957, in Raleigh, NC, to Thomas R. Smith and Ruth (Smith) Smith. Tommy attended Flint River Academy in Georgia. Following in her father’s footsteps, Tommy worked in banking for
Leila Elizabeth (Brainard) Kirchoff, 99, of Colby, WI, formerly of Oxford, WI, and El Dorado Springs, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020. Leila was laid to rest next to her husband in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery in El Dorado Springs on Monday, June 22, with Father Gregory officiating. Online condolences may be left