This Week's Circulars


BAXTER SPRINGS, KS - Ruth Lorene (Scoles) Spohn, 97, passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Baxter Springs Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Derfelt's Baxter Chapel

JOPLIN, MO - James R. "Jim" Ellis, 83, retired editor and editor emeritus of The Joplin Globe, passed away Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. Services 10 a.m. Saturday at Thornhill-Dillon Mortuary. Visitation 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the mortuary.

Betty Lou Wilson, 79, of Quapaw, OK, passed from this life on Friday, December 6, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family. Betty was born July 15, 1940, in Miami, OK, to the union of Lawrence and Marie (Williams) Stites. She was raised in Picher, OK, and graduated in 1959 from Picher High…