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The Californian provides free death listings using information supplied by local mortuaries. The in-depth notices that follow are paid obituaries and remembrances. These listings must be purchased by 2 p.m. To place an Obituary or In Loving Memory, call 395-7302. Full obituaries are posted at Bakersfield.com at 9 p.m. on the day before publication.

Olive Gadberry, 96, Long Beach, July 6 in Long Beach. Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara Funeral Directors.

Melinda Sue Green, 45, Bakersfield, July 5 in Bakersfield. Mission Family Mortuary.

Linda R. Henry, 99, Bakersfield, July 6 in Bakersfield. Mission Family Mortuary.

Benny Weldon Hughes, 72, Bakersfield, June 29 in Bakersfield. Mission Family Mortuary.

Rose Ann Madrid, 47, Porterville, July 4 in Porterville. Lane Family Funeral Home.

James Lee Mills II, 24, Bakersfield, July 1 in Bakersfield. Mission Family Mortuary.

Katherine Robertson, 59, Rosamond, June 29 in Rosamond. Miss Funeral Home.

Alfred Santa Cruz, 84, Bakersfield, July 6 in Bakersfield. Greenlawn Mortuary.

Bessie Webb, 103, Bakersfield, July 7 in Bakersfield. Greenlawn Mortuary.

Services scheduled

R.B. Christian, 71, Bakersfield, July 3 in Bakersfield. Visitation 3 to 7 p.m. July 11. Funeral 10 a.m. July 12 at Greenlawn Memorial Chapel. Greenlawn Mortuary.

Raul Avalos Medrano, 61, Bakersfield, June 28 in Bakersfield. Visitation 6 to 10 p.m. July 9, with a rosary at 7 p.m., at Cherished Memories Memorial Chapel. Mass 10 a.m. July 10 at Our Lady Guadalupe Catholic Church. Cherished Memories Memorial Chapel.

Billie Laughlin, 83, Delano, July 3 in Bakersfield. Funeral 11 a.m. July 9 at Hillcrest Chapel, with burial to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Lane Family Funeral Home.

Thomas Stockton, 80, Bakersfield, July 4 in Bakersfield. Visitation 3 to 7 p.m. July 10, Mish Funeral Home. Graveside service 10 a.m. July 11, Engle-Stockton Cemetery. Mish Funeral Home.

Leonard H. Wells, 91, Bakersfield, July 7 in Bakersfield. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. July 11 at Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Funeral 10:30 a.m. July 12 at Rosedale Pentecostal 1st Church of God. Burial Santa Nella National Cemetery. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.