John Dee Friar, 60, El Dorado Springs, passed away unexpectedly Sunday morning, Feb. 9, 2020. He was born July 23, 1959, in Nevada, the son of Joseph Ray Friar and Arvella Jean (Ellerman) Friar. John graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1977. He worked for the utility department of the city of El
On Feb. 12, 2020. Jonathan Aaron Hall retired from his full time occupation of, as he once said, “staying alive.” He worked hard at this for many of his 33 years. His job became more challenging at the age of 19 when he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He is now enjoying his permanent
Donna Renee Wiltsie, 73, was born Sept 13, 1946, and passed away in El Dorado Springs on Feb 14, 2020. Services are pending at the Sheldon Funeral in El Dorado Springs.
Inez Evelyn Bond Smart, 95, was born Aug 31, 1925. She died Feb. 17, 2020. Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Vickie and Gary Coleman. Interment will begin aat 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, in the IOOF Cemetery, Marionville, under the direction of Sheldon Funeral Home of El Dorado Springs.
Theresa Marie Francis, age 55, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Feb. 10, 2020. Visitation services for Theresa Francis were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Final disposition was cremation under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.
Howard Gene “Tuffy” Marshall, 77, of Virgil City, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 5, 2020, surrounded by his family in his home. He was born Feb. 27, 1942, in Virgil City, one of eight children born to George and Cathleen Marshall. Tuffy attended grade school in Virgil City and graduated from El
Bernard J Thornton, 95, was born June 14, 1924, in Stockton, the third of six siblings born to William Harrison and Stella Cleo (Turner) Thornton. On Friday Feb. 7, 2020, J passed from this life to join his wife, siblings and parents in Heaven. He remained very active until the last couple of years of
Sally Ann (Clonts) Troyer, 85, of El Dorado Springs, passed away in Cedar County Memorial Hospital on Monday morning, Feb. 10, 2020. Sally was born Sept. 26, 1934, in Sullivan, MO, the daughter of Bert and Ellen Clonts. Sally has been a resident at Community Springs Healthcare Facility for the past 7 1⁄2 years. Sally
John Dee Friar, 60, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Feb. 9, 2020. A visitation honoring the life of John Friar will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel. Final disposition was cremation. Online condolences may be left at: www.blandhackleman.com.
Lloyd “Skeeter” Leonard Whisler Jr., 61, of El Dorado Springs, passed away Jan. 30, 2020. He was born June 11, 1958, to Lloyd Leonard Whisler Sr. and Geraldine Eva Parker in Bonner Springs, KS. He attended several schools as a youngster. Skeeter grew up spending his time between his mom and dad in Kansas City