Obituaries

W. L. Studer

W. L. Studer, 80, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at his home in El Dorado Springs. W. L. was born Dec. 5, 1938, in Seymour, TX.  He graduated from Dimmitt High School in 1957 and married his high school sweetheart, Shirley Ann Stalcup, in 1958. Following their marriage, they moved

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Rod Bledsoe

Services for Jon Rod Bledsoe, 59, will begin at 2 pm. Saturday, Oct. 5, in Sheldon-Goodrich Funeral Home, Osceola.  The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday just prior to the funeral.  Burial will be in the Landaker Cemetery near Lowry City. Rod was born May 23, 1960, in Kansas City 

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Stephen Ray Haile

Stephen Ray Haile, 80 of Rich Hill, died Friday, Sept. 20, in Butler (MO) Center. He was born on March 26, 1939, to Guy Haile and Eunice (Bair) Haile. Steve graduated from El Dorado Springs High School with the class of 1957. On Feb. 23, 1963, Steve married Kay Poulter at the First Christian Church

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Charles L. Kirbey

Charles L. Kirbey, 71, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Sept. 23, 2019. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel.  The family will receive friends on Thursday, Sept. 26, from 6 till 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.

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Terry Lee Smith

Terry Lee Smith, 53, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019.  He was born Aug. 28, 1966, to Charles Lee and Rose (Leonard) Smith in El Dorado Springs. He was saved and joined the Concord Missionary Baptist Church in 1979. He graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1984. Terry had

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Dr. William A. Huseman

Dr. William A. Huseman, 67, passed away on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. at his home near El Dorado Springs. Memorials can be made out to the Dr. William Huseman Scholarship Fund in care of Price & Sons Funeral Homes. pricefh@wbsnet.org.

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Leila E. Pankey

Leila E. (Wilson) Pankey, 84, of El Dorado Springs, went to be with the Lord on Thursday morning, Sept. 12, 2019, with her daughters by her side.  Leila was born Oct.17, 1934, in Walnut Grove the oldest daughter of William R. and Doris Marguarite (Clark) Wilson. Leila had seven brothers and sisters and, as the

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Kent Wayne Hackleman

Kent Wayne Hackleman, 61, passed in peace at the young age of 61 on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 in Seattle, WA, with his family by his side. Kent was born on Aug. 29, 1958, to Charlene and Roy Hackleman in Humansville. The love for travel came at a young age when he decided to leave

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Gary Thomas Norman

Gary Thomas Norman, 58, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. Gary was born Feb. 19, 1961, in Wichita, KS to Kenneth and Blanche (Seeley) Norman. He lived most of his childhood in Stockton eventually coming to work in El Dorado Springs, where he met the love of his life, Sherri. Gary

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Phyllis R. Clark

Phyllis Ray Clark, 66, of Walker,  passed away Sept. 6, 2019. Memorial services for Phyllis Clark were held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Sheldon Baptist Church, Sheldon. Arrangements were under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to “Defenders of God,” Kid’s Group

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