Obituaries

R.W. “Bob” Baker

Robert Warren Baker, age 77, of El Dorado Springs, received his wings on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. Bob was born on April 30, 1943 in Fort Dodge, Iowa and was the son of George and Katy Baker. He graduated from Parkview High School and later attended Southwest Missouri State in Springfield.    Bob married Glenda

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George Arthur Hunt

George Arthur Hunt, 83, passed away April 3, 2021, in Lincoln, NB. He was born July 26, 1937. Services will begin at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 10, in Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs. Family will receive friends and relatives from 1-2 p.m. at the funeral home Interment will be in the El Dorado Springs

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James Virgil “J.V.” Greathouse

James Virgil “J.V.” Greathouse, 50, was born Aug. 11, 1950, in Dr. Todd’s office in Osceola, to Thomas Wilber Greathouse and Maggie Lee (Postlewait) Greathouse of rural Osceola. He was surrounded by his wife and children when he was called home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, March 25, 2021.

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Otto Dean Modlin

Otto Dean Modlin, 60, passed away on Saturday, March 27, 2021, at his residence in Nevada surrounded by family. Otto was born on Aug. 15, 1960, in Kansas City to Larry Lee and Marynell (Blasengym) Modlin. He married Kathy Anne Baker on March 5, 2015 in Eureka Springs, AR, and she survives of the home.

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Kevin Eulane Williams

Kevin Eulane Williams, 66, Nevada, MO passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Nevada Regional Medical Center in Nevada. Kevin was born December 11, 1954 in Elkhart, KS to Virgil E. and Genevieve J. (Davis) Williams. Kevin attended school in Walker and Nevada High School. He spent a brief stint in the United States

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Leslie F. “Les” Knight

Leslie F. “Les” Knight, 85, El Dorado Springs, was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. Les left this world for a better one on March 25, 2021. Les was born to Robert and Mary Knight on Feb. 26, 1936. After graduating high school he joined the US Navy. While stationed at Pensacola, FL, he

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Mary Jane O’Connor

Mary Jane O’Connor, 81, was born Feb. 22, 1940, to Harley Hendricks and Myrtle Persons Hendricks in Stockton and departed this life on March 27, 2021. No services are planned at this time under direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at www.blandhackleman.com.

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Aaron Enoch Goodwin

Aaron Enoch Goodwin, 39, Deerfield, passed away in Hot Springs, AR. Aaron was born on May 31, 1982 in Big Lake, MN, to Johnnie Albert and Connie JoAnn (Wood) Goodwin. Aaron moved with his family from Minnesota to Deerfield in 1991. He grew up in the Deerfield area and graduated from Ft. Scott High School

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Lois Carol (Hill) Simrell

Lois Simrell, 88, El Dorado Springs, passed away and went to her heavenly father on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Cedar County Memorial Hospital. She was born in Texas County, near the town of Houston on March 30, 1932, the third of six children born to George W. Hill and Lovell M. (Minor) Hill. Lois

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Paul Eugene Gooden

Paul Eugene Gooden, 54, Lamar, passed away March 18, 2021, at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, KS. Paul was born on Jan. 16, 1967, to James Austin Gooden and Mary Karleena Blsckmon Gooden. Services were held March 22, by Bro. Bobby Budd at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home with burial in Olive Branch Cemetery. Memorial donations may

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