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Leon Smith, 73, Bakersfield, Jan. 27. Rucker's Mortuary.

Services scheduled

Nicole Conners, 29, Fellows, Jan. 25 in Bakersfield. Graveside service 11 a.m. Jan. 30, West Side District Cemetery, Taft. Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.

Syble Knoy, 103, Porterville, Jan. 25. Private family services. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Helen Mary Sanford, 82, Bakersfield, Jan. 16. Mass 9:30 a.m. Jan. 29, St. Philip the Apostle. Greenlawn.