Willa Dean Bates (Deanie), 84, of Derby, KS, passed away April 11, 2017, in Derby, KS. The funeral service was held in South Rock Christian Church with Reverend Jody Clegg of St. Louis officiating. Burial was in New Hope Cemetery in Lebanon under direction of Smith Mortuary. Deanie was born in Long Lane, MO, to
James Harold Chism, 78, El Dorado Springs, passed away on April 7, 2017, in Community Springs Care Center, following a short illness. Jim was born on Aug. 4, 1938, to Ovie Ray and Willia (Tolbert) Chism in Aldrich. He graduated from Stockton High School in 1957. After graduation Jim moved to Kansas City to work
Roy Dean Weeda, 67, was ushered into heaven on April 5, 2017, at KU Medical Center. Roy was born to Irven and Opal Weeda on Sept. 20, 1949, in Clarinda, IA. He graduated from Bedford High School in 1967 and married his high school sweetheart, Dixie Beemer. Roy joined the Air Force and served as
Lina Lou (Carroll) Allen, 89, Butler, passed away on April 7, 2017, in Medical Lodge in Butler. Services were held on Tuesday, April 11, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Burial followed in the El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Ruby A. (Shaw) Janes passed away Monday, April 10, 2017, at her home. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 13, in Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. Burial will follow in White Hall Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. The family received friends from 6-7 p.m Wednesday, April 12, in the funeral home.
Larry Dean Brown, a.k.a. Bub, 65, passed away with his family at his side at K.U. Medical Center in Kansas City April 1, 2017. Larry was born March 6, 1952. Larry lived in El Dorado Springs all his life and graduated High School in 1970. After graduation, he worked as a surveyor for a year.
Michael Dean Markham, 60, Wheatland, passed away April 1, 2017, at his home. He was born Oct. 11, 1956, at Nevada the son of Leo and Nina Fae (Smith) Markham. He had worked 18 years for AMEC as a testing service manager. Survivors include his wife, Gina Markham, of the home; a son, Zachary Markham,
Nicholas Wynn Smith, 47, El Dorado Springs, passed away suddenly from natural causes on Friday morning, March 31, 2017. Memorial services for Nick Smith will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 8, in Bland-Hackleman Chapel with Rev. Brent Bland officiating.
Jimmie Charles “J.C.” Marshall, 78, of El Dorado Springs, passed away March 23, 2017. He was born July 1, 1938, to Alfred and Mary Marshall. J.C. attended various country schools, at one point having his sister, Thelma, as his teacher. He graduated 8th grade from the Montevallo School, and later attended the El Dorado Springs
Barbara J. Barker, 77, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Barbara was born May 12, 1939, in Vernon County, the daughter of Walter Duckett Taylor and Ida Louise (Moore) Taylor. Barbara attended Nevada High School until the eleventh grade. Following school, she worked at the International Shoe Factory for 201⁄2 years,