TO OUR READERS
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.
Billie Paustell, 74, Bakersfield, Dec. 3. Bakersfield Funeral Home.
Carlos Caballero, 87, Bakersfield, Dec. 5. Basham Funeral Care.
Richard A. McCombs, 65, Bakersfield, Nov. 26. Graveside service 2 p.m. Dec. 11, Bakersfield National Cemetery, Arvin. Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara Funeral Home.
John W. Paradise, 79, Bakersfield, Dec. 5. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.
Charles "Chuck" Clyde Bennett, 84, Bakersfield, Nov. 30. Service 10 a.m. Dec. 8, Rosewood Senior Living. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.
O.W. Billingsley Sr., 86, Bakersfield, Dec. 1. Visitation 1 to 6 p.m. with wake 6 to 7 p.m. Dec. 7, Jesse E. Cooley Chapel; service 11 a.m. Dec. 8, St. John Missionary Baptist Church; interment at Union Cemetery. Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Funeral Services.
Dorothy Marie Van Boening, 94, Bakersfield, Nov. 28. Service 2 p.m. Dec. 7, Emmanuel Lutheran Church. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.
Annie Ruth Brizendine, 76, Bakersfield, Dec. 4. Graveside 1 p.m. Dec. 12, Arvin Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care.
Maria Flora Perez, 84, Bakersfield, Dec. 3. Visitation 8:30 a.m. with rosary at 9:45 a.m. Dec. 13, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church; Mass 10 a.m. Dec. 13, St. Francis of Assisi Church; interment at Union Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care.
Jerry Ramsey, 76, Bakersfield, Dec. 5. Graveside service 10 a.m. Dec. 11, Tehachapi Public Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care.