Obituaries

  • Services for May 23, 2016

    Services scheduled Deena Diane Findley, 44, Bakersfield, May 19. Celebration of life service 10 a.m. May 28, Greenlawn Southwest Memorial Chapel. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest. Marzella K. Ward, 103, Jackson, Wyo., May 17. Graveside service 1:30 p.m. May 26, Greenlawn Memorial Park. Greenlawn

  • Caren Floyd

    All agree: Caren Floyd made a difference

    This past Saturday, Michelle Shannon had to make a short speech she really didn’t want to make. The beloved president of her service sorority had died just a few hours before and it now was Shannon’s duty to inform chapter members. “I was hurt,” Shannon said. ”I didn’t want to do it.” But then

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    Eda (Ida) Svanhild Davis

    — Eda (Ida) Svanhild Davis passed away unexpectedly on February 18, 2016. Eda was born on February 14, 1937 to Herman and Eva Mae Lauritson in Springfield, Missouri. After graduation from Central High School she attended Draughon's Business College and later worked for Missouri Home &

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    Henry Claston Snow

    Henry Claston Snow was born in North Carolina on July 20, 1943 and died in Sonoma, California on February 19, 2016. From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Blue Pacific. Henry was a father and equally a friend. Anyone who knew Henry, was well aware of his sincerity, integrity, and

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    Virginia Frausto

    March 29, 1934 — February 17, 2016 Virginia Frausto, 81, of Bakersfield, passed away February 17th in her home. Born March 29, 1934, in Riverside, CA, she moved at a young age to Delano and lived most of her life between Delano and Bakersfield. This is where she met Antonio, and they were married

In Loving Memory

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    James Blandford

    — Who was Jimmy B ? He wasn't a genius, inventor of a miracle cure or worldly famous, never made history, but if you were lucky enough to get to know him; he became your friend for life. To us he was affectionally known as the King. Jimmy wasn't perfect, no one is; so he loved his

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    Sap Bennie Mae

    — Your life was a blessing, Your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure. Your Loving Family.

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    Bedford Deanna

    — Happy 60th Birthday! We think about you every day and know you're always watching over us. We are sure you're grinning ear to ear with pride over your families accomplishments. We're sure heaven is having one heck of a party for you because you were always the life of the party.

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    Sheila Sheila Marjoria Morison

    — Mom another year has gone by. Eight Thanksgivings, Christmas' and New Years; just a couple of your favorites. Now we start all over again to see what this year brings us. All of your kids, grandkids and great grandkids are all doing pretty well. Considering our industry is so bad but I was

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    Robert Bryan 'Bobby' Garcia

    — The angels came and took you away 3 years ago, you are missed by all, you may be gone, but never forgotten and still and forever be in our hearts and on our minds. Till we meet again. Mom, Dad, Dustin, Kimberli and the kids

Funerals

  • Funeral services for May 23, 2016

    Services pending Jeanette Christiansen, 81, Bakersfield, May 21, Basham Funeral Care. Elena Fierro Dallas, 65, Bakersfield, May 21, Basham Funeral Care. Freddie Lee Gott, 91, Wasco, May 21 in Bakersfield, Peters Funeral Home Wasco. Robert Rhoades, 95, Bakersfield, May 21, Doughty-Calhoun-

  • Funeral services for May 22, 2016

    Services scheduled Lisa Ruder Sutton, 54, Bakersfield, May 13. Memorial Mass 2 p.m. Friday, June 3, at St. Francis Church. Bruce V. Winn, 61, Bakersfield, May 15 in Los Angeles. Visitation 10 a.m., funeral 11 a.m. May 23, LDS Church, 5500 Fruitvale Ave. Graveside service May 27, Elysian Gardens,

  • Funeral services for May 21, 2016

    Services scheduled Nicholas “Nick” Kenley, 25, Bakersfield, May 14. Memorial service 10 a.m. May 24, Southwest Christian Center, 3700 Stine Road. Additional info at www.kernriverfamilymortuary.com. Kern River Family Mortuary, Oildale. Services pending Norma Armendariz, 55, Bakersfield, May 20.

  • Funeral services for May 20, 2016

    Services scheduled Jane Vivian (Ingalls) McClain, 98, Bakersfield, May 15. Service 11 a.m. May 21, Shafter Memorial Park. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.   Services pending Juan Edwin Cruz-Aguilar, 13, Bakersfield, May 17. Rucker’s Mortuary. Betty Jean Brannon, 86, Bakersfield, May 19.

  • Funeral services for May 19, 2016

    Services scheduled Maria Anacleta Lara, 80, Lamont, May 16. Visitation and rosary 5 to 8 p.m. May 23, Basham-Lamont Funeral Care Chapel; Mass 10 a.m. May 24, St. Augustine Catholic Church. Basham-Lamont Funeral Care, 8601 Hall Road, Lamont. John R. Miller, 48, Bakersfield, May 17. Memorial