Obituaries

Chad Henry Masten

Chad Henry Masten, 46, was born Aug. 15, 1970, and passed away on Jan. 18, 2017. Chad attended El Dorado Springs High School in El Dorado Springs and graduated with the class of 1988. Chad was an avid sports fan.  He loved to play and watch all kinds of sports. Chad served in the United

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Lois Virginia Wakefield

Lois Virginia Wakefield, 93, Belle Vista, AR, died peacefully Feb. 11, 2017. Lois was born Sept. 20, 1923. She was raised and lived in Tarkio, MO, where she went to school. She was the daughter of Adelaid and Everett Howell. She had two brothers, Wayne and John Howell. She met and married Charles E. Wakefield

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Gladys Alean Wright

Gladys Alean Wright, 94, El Dorado Springs, passed away Feb. 1, 2017, in Dickinson, TX. She was born Feb. 22, 1922, in Cedar County, MO, to Art Hicks and Ruth Elizabeth (Pike) Hicks. She graduated from El Dorado Springs High School in 1941. Preceding Alean in death were her first husband, Lonnie Mast; her husband,

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Mary (Eaton) Carson

Mary Margaret (Eaton) Carson, 83, El Dorado Springs, passed away at Mercy Hospital in Joplin after battling health problems for several years. Before Mary’s passing she asked for the hospital chaplain, Marissa, and together Mary, Patricia and Chaplain Marissa prayed Psalms together. Mary was then at peace with the Lord. Patricia, Mary’s youngest daughter, was

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Harold Hamlin Moore Jr.

Harold Hamlin Moore Jr., 69, El Dorado Springs, passed away Feb. 3, 2017, in Marshfield. Harold was born Jan. 3, 1948, in Springfield, the son of Harold Sr. and Marcella (DeCamp) Moore, the oldest of three children. He graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1966. After high school he attended Southwest Missouri State College where

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Helen Lou Land

Helen Lou Land, 78, Nevada, departed this life on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, in Nevada Regional Medical Center. Helen was born Sept. 9, 1938, in Humansville to Clifford and Margie (Gump) Box. She was united in marriage to Charles T. Land on Aug. 17, 1956, in El Dorado Springs. He survives of the home. Helen

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Evelyn J. Armstrong

Evelyn J. Armstrong, 73, Overland Park, KS, left this world to join her Creator on Jan. 25, 2017, with her sister, Irene Collins, by her side at the Nevada Regional Medical Center. She was born on Nov. 12, 1943, to Henry L. and Lola L. Sully of Kansas City, KS. Evelyn is survived by her

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Olaf H. Ehlers

Olaf Henry Ehlers, 86, Stockton, passed away in his home on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, following a long history of heart disease. Olaf was born on April 29, 1930, in Cole Camp, to John Cord and Lillie (Schnakenberg) Ehlers. He was one of eight children born to this union. His childhood was spent on a

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Lance McConnaughey

Lance Gary McConnaughey, 29, El Dorado Springs, passed away at his home on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. He was born Feb. 19, 1987, in Riverton, WY, the son of Evan and Cindy McConnaughey. He attended grade school in Green River, WY, until his family moved to Missouri in the year 2000. He graduated from El

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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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