Obituaries

Oscar ‘Tom’ Thompson

Oscar “Tom” Thompson, 86, El Dorado Springs, passed away Oct. 27, 2016, at Moore-Few Nursing Home in Nevada. Tom was born March 11, 1930, in El Dorado Springs, to Oscar G. and Hattie May (McCurdy) Thompson. Tom served in the Air Force after high school. Later he worked for many years as an engineer for

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Delmar P. Martin

Delmar Martin, 75, rural Schell City, passed away at his home on Thursday morning, Oct. 27, 2016. Delmar was born Sept. 17, 1941, at Lanton, MO. Delmar married Pat Boyd on May 27, 1961. They were married 55 years. To this union, one son was born. Delmar retired from Ford Motor Company after 31 1/2

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Mary Maxine Sharp

Mary Maxine Sharp, 96, daughter of Homer Clyde and Jewell Fern Sharp was born March 10, 1920, in Taberville. She passed away peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by family, on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, after a short illness. She was the center of her family and will be dearly missed but she is celebrating in

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William A. Strong

William (Bill) Arthur Strong, 89, El Dorado Springs, formerly of Springfield, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, at Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility in Stockton with his wife by his side. William was born Dec. 22, 1926, at Mansfield. He moved to Springfield as a young boy to live with his grandparents. Bill served in the

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Shelba Jerene Simmons

Shelba Jerene Simmons, 78, was born on Nov. 29, 1937, in Nevada to Ithel and Beulah (McWilliams) Darnell. She passed away Oct. 21, 2016. Jerry, as she was known to family and friends, worked hard all her life. You could find her on a tractor, bucking hay, feeding cows, working in the garden and running

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Carol L. Harvey

Carol L. Harvey, 69, El Dorado Springs, passed away Oct. 25, 2016. Carol was born July 24, 1947, to Kenneth and Mary Jane Simpson. Survivors include: one son, Cody Eiskina – Filley; one daughter, Kim Turk, and husband, Mike – Ozark; grandchildren – Ryan and Ashland Eiskina and Kristin Perry; two sisters, Betty Smith, and

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Lucille D. Crane

Lucille D. (Reed) Crane, 87, Kansas City, passed away on Oct. 15, 2016. Lucille was loved by all who knew her, and she enjoyed spending time with her family and her pets. She was born in Presque Isle, ME, and moved all over the United States as an Air Force wife before moving to Kansas

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Betty Lou (Reedy) Wales Pearcy

Betty Lou (Reedy) Wales Pearcy, 87, passed away Oct. 22, 2016, in the Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility. She was born in November 1928 on a farm near Walker to Samuel Jay and Martha (Mitchell) Reedy. Betty grew up in a happy home of 18 children with nine brothers and eight sisters. Betty attended several schools,

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John Shatford III

John Shatford III (Jack, 71, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Oct 16, 2016. A celebration of life will take place from 1-5 on Saturday, Nov. 12, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles 3310 E. 380th Rd., El Dorado Springs. Jack was born Aug. 27, 1945, in Bedford, OH, to John H. Shatford and Dorothy

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Elmer Dave Hopkins

Elmer Dave Hopkins, 86, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Oct. 11, 2016, in Community Springs Healthcare. Elmer was born Sept. 2, 1930, in Farlington, KS, the only child of William and Iva Williams Hopkins. On Dec. 25, 1954, he was united in marriage to Lorene Maberry. To this union two children were born, Nancy

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