In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to CMH dialysis unit and left at the funeral home.
Barbara Jo Morlan, age 75, of El Dorado Springs, MO passed away on Sunday evening, July 17, 2011 at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield, MO. She was born January 23, 1936, in Lamar, Colorado, the oldest of two children born to the union of Jesse F. and Thelma (Webber) Davis.
Barbara was previously married to Carl H. Schecker, who passed away in November 1970. To this union two children were born: Craig A. Schecker and Cherylon G. (Schecker) Winningham. On November 2, 1972 she was married to Delbert Morlan who passed away on May 14, 2011. Barbara was previously employed as a teacher at Bronaugh, Walker, Sheldon, and El Dorado Springs, Missouri schools. The majority of her career she taught typing and business at El Dorado Springs High School from 1971 to 1991. After her retirement from teaching she worked part time at a local bank and attorney’s office.
Barbara enjoyed traveling with family and friends, sewing, quilting, and spending time at their lake lot.
Barbara was preceded in death by her parents, two husbands and a daughter Carlanne Schecker.
Barbara is survived by a son, Craig Schecker and wife Betty of Phoenix, AZ; a daughter, Cherylon Winningham, and husband Mark of Carthage, MO; three step-sons: David Morlan of Reno, Nevada; Greg Morlan and wife Vickie of El Dorado Springs, MO; and Kurt Morlan of El Dorado Springs, MO; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; one sister Darlene McAlexander of Kemah, TX; one nephew Mitchell Sadler of Houston, TX; four sister-in-laws: Cloe Brandom of Stockton, MO, Frances Pinkman of El Dorado Springs, MO, Maybelle Preston of Joplin, MO, and Ardeth Morlan of El Dorado Springs, MO; and a host of other family and friends.
Services for Barbara Morlan will be held on Friday, July 22, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 6-7 p.m. Rev. Brent Bland will officiate and interment will follow in El Dorado Springs City Cemetery under the direction of Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers are Colin Schecker, Mark Winningham, Tyler Winningham, Brandon Musick, Gary Forest and Daniel Long. Honorary pallbearers are Ed Morlan, Royce Anderson, David Cauthon, Ronnie Bland, Kyle Bland and Lyle Bland.