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 at 9 p.m. on the day before publication.

Walter Lamond Cyrus, 34, Bakersfield, Feb. 18. Beloved Care Funeral Services.

Francisco C. Lara, 87, Bakersfield, Feb. 22. Greenlawn Mortuary.

Gilbert A. Navarro, 82, Bakersfield, Feb. 22. Basham Funeral Care.

Victoria Ortega, 88, Bakersfield, Feb. 21 in Arroyo Grande. Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara Funeral Directors.

Opal Sikes, 78, Shafter, Feb. 23 in Bakersfield. Peters Funeral Home.

Services scheduled

Thomas Abernathy, 80, Bakersfield, Feb. 22. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 27, Basham Funeral Care. Chapel service 1 p.m. Feb. 28, Basham Funeral Care. Cemetery: Union. Basham Funeral Care.

Larita Joyce Bertrand, 73, Bakersfield, Feb. 21. Memorial service 2 p.m. Feb. 25, Greenlawn Southwest Chapel. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.

Leonard James Brown Sr., 73, Bakersfield, Feb. 16. Memorial service 10:30 a.m. Feb. 25, Valley Baptist Church. Graveside service 12:30 p.m. Feb. 25, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Mission Family Mortuary.

J.R. Locke, 69, Taft, Feb. 21. Visitation 3 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Erickson & Brown Funeral Home, Taft. Graveside service 11 a.m. Feb. 27, West Side District Cemetery, Taft. Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.

Cecilia "Sally" Loya, 78, Wasco, Feb. 22 in Bakersfield. Visitation 2 to 8 p.m. with rosary 6 p.m. Feb. 28, Peters Funeral Home, Wasco. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. March 1, St. John's Church. Cemetery: Wasco Memorial Park. Peters Funeral Home, Wasco.

Reyes Martinez De Torres, 65, McFarland, Feb. 20. Visitation 7 p.m. Feb. 25, El Buen Pastor, McFarland; farewell service 9:30 a.m. Feb. 26, El Buen Pastor; interment at North Kern Cemetery District. Beloved Care Funeral Services.

Rudy C. Perez, 73, Bakersfield, Feb. 20. Graveside service 11:30 a.m. Feb. 28, Union Cemetery. Doughty-Calhoun-O'Meara Funeral Directors.

Robert W. Whitlatch, 60, Bakersfield, Feb. 13. Graveside service 1:15 p.m. Feb. 26, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Kern River Family Mortuary.