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.

Charles Franklin Bethell, 93, Bakersfield, April 6. Greenlawn Mortuary.

Donna Borntreger, 51, Bakersfield, April 7. Greenlawn Mortuary.

Ruth F. Cunningham, 97, Bakersfield, April 6. Greenlawn Southwest Mortuary.

Mitchell Deathrage, 21, Shafter, April 5. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.

Joy Darlene Long, 71, Taft, April 6 in Bakersfield. Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.