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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.

Prabhleen Kaur Gill, 20, Bakersfield, Dec. 8. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.

Michael Raymond Kresha, 71, Bakersfield. Dec. 6. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.

Barbara J. Meeks, 80, Bakersfield, Dec. 8. Basham Funeral Care.

Services scheduled

Jack Byrl Harden, 81, Bakersfield, Dec. 5. Memorial service 1 p.m. Dec. 10, Mish Funeral Home Chapel. Mish Funeral Home.

Willard "Bill" Allen Christopher, 67, Lake Isabella, Dec. 6. Visitation 9 to 10 a.m. Dec. 11, Sierra Valley Mortuary Chapel. Graveside service 11 a.m. Dec. 11, Kern River Valley Cemetery. Sierra Valley Mortuary.

Esther Fraga Leon, 89, Wasco, Dec. 7. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Iglesia Restauracion y Esperanza, 1346 F St., Wasco. Funeral 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Iglesia Restauracion y Esperanza. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco.

Joni Diane Nickell, 31, Bakersfield, Dec. 6. Funeral service 10 a.m. Dec. 12, Mission Family Mortuary. Mission Family Mortuary.