Obituaries

Hunter Leroy Allen Cumpton

Hunter Leroy Allen Cumpton came into this world on Jan. 17,  2017, and went to be with Jesus the same day. Hunter is survived by his parents, Larry and Shaley (Rector) Cumpton; big sister, Bryndlyn and Nana and Papa Rector, all of El Dorado Springs; Papa and Nana Cumpton, of Rich Hill; and many uncles,

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Zita Mae Garland Curtis

Zita Mae Garland Curtis, 86, Kansas City, passed away Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Zita was born July 15, 1931, in Crawford County, KS, to Charlie and Katherine Garland. She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Henry E. Curtis; granddaughter, Sherry Curtis; sisters, Dorothy (Garland) Brosam and Ida M. (Garland) Kennedy; brothers

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Georgia Mae Dodd

Georgia Mae Dodd, 89, better known as “Pat,”, of rural Jerico Springs, passed away in El Dorado Springs Residential Care Facility on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Pat was born Oct. 2, 1927, in Shenandoah, IA, and was raised there until graduating high school. Pat moved to Greenfield and worked in the office for a tractor

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Waukita C. Eshleman

Waukita (Steffens) Eshleman, 90, El Dorado Springs, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 16, 2017. Waukita was born May 27, 1926, in Raymondville the daughter of Clyde and Hattie Steffens. Waukita attended Rosedale High School in Kansas City, KS. Waukita married Edwin Eshleman on July 3, 1947. They were married 27 years before Ed’s passing in

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Russell Glenn McGraw

Russell Glenn McGraw, 55, El Dorado Springs, passed away on Jan. 9, 2017, at his home. He was born on Oct. 15, 1961, to Loyd L. McGraw and Lois M. (Toepher) McGraw. Russell was a graduate of Walker High School. After high school he went on to trade school to be a mechanic and a

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Judith Allene Mayeur

Judith Allene Mayeur, 69, Diamondhead, MS, passed away Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 in Diamondhead, MS. She was a wonderful and loving wife, mother and grandmother who will be sadly missed by her family and friends. Judy graduated from El Dorado Springs High School, Class of 1965. Judy served her country in the Women’s Army Corps,

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Danny Ray Marquis

Danny Ray Marquis, 58, Independence, passed away in Texas on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017. Danny was born Jan. 19, 1958, in Kansas City the son of James Russell Marquis and Imogene (Leonard) Marquis. Danny graduated from Raytown High School.  Danny and his wife, Alice, had been married for 25 years. Danny worked for the Army

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Irene (Maslen) Stephens

Irene (Maslen) Stephens, 80, a loving mother and grandmother, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.  She was a native of Pleasant View, CO, and a resident of El Dorado Springs. She spent her life caring for the elderly in the nursing home and loved to travel with her friends. Preceding her in death were

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Shane Tristin Maxwell

Shane arrived on Earth on Dec. 8, 1970, and learned all the secrets of this impossible, impractical why on Dec. 5, 2016. He wouldn’t have wanted to go because of his boys, Nathan, five, and Willis, two, but his time had arrived. A heartfelt thank you to the Samaritans who unhesitatingly went to him so

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Russell G. McGraw

Russell G. McGraw, 55, El Dorado Springs, passed away Monday, Jan. 9, 2017, at his home. Services will begin at 10 a.m. Jan. 12, in the Church of Christ, west Hwy. 54, Nevada. Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, El Dorado Springs under the direction of Sheldon Funeral Home, El Dorado Springs. Family

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