James Christopher Chapman, 56, Bakersfield, Aug. 15. Memorial Mass 10 a.m. Sept. 1, Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 900 H St. Keep It Simple Cremation. 

Odell Smith Jr., 67, Bakersfield, Aug. 19. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Aug. 25, Mission Family Mortuary. Second visitation 9-10 a.m. Aug. 26, Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church, 700 S Haley St. Bakersfield, 93307. Service 10 a.m. Aug. 26, Pleasant View Missionary Baptist Church. Military Honors 10 a.m. Aug. 28, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Mission Family Mortuary. 


Barbara Bower, 89, Bakersfield, Aug. 23. Greenlawn Funeral Home Northeast. 

Thomas Charles Matkin Jr., 85, Bakersfield, Aug. 21. Mission Family Mortuary. 

Cathy Padue Miranda, 69, Delano, Aug. 23. Delano Mortuary. 

Linda Josephine Mireles, 76, Bakersfield, Aug. 23. Mission Family Mortuary. 

Felisa Morales, 59, Bakersfield, Aug. 23. Basham Funeral Care. 

Margarette E. O'Neill, 69, Bakersfield, Aug. 17. 

Mavis Owens, 90, Bakersfield, Aug. 24. Basham Funeral Care. 

Shelby Dean Sterling, 68, Bakersfield, Aug. 22. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest. 

William J. Shamphan, 79, Bakersfield, Aug. 21. 

Juan Vega, 38, Bakersfield, Aug. 16. Basham Funeral Care. 


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