Betty Lou Evelyn, 95, Bakersfield, Jan. 16. Service 10 a.m. Jan. 27, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Dedication of the Grave 2 p.m. Jan. 29, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Kern River Family Mortuary. 

Patricia Jeanne Simpkins, 83, Bakersfield, Jan. 5. Memorial service 11 a.m. Jan. 27, Hodel's Liberty Hall, 5917 Knudsen Drive. Interment 10:45 a.m. Jan. 29, Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 E. Bear Mountain Road. Mission Family Mortuary. 


Patricia Ann Baca, 74, Bakersfield, Jan. 21. Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary. 

Garland James Johnson, 78, Bakersfield, Jan. 18. Kern River Family Mortuary. 

Elaine Mulkey, 67, Bakersfield, Jan. 23. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.

Sandra Kim Rupe, 55, Bakersfield, Jan. 21. Kern River Family Mortuary. 

Gina Valdez, 53, Bakersfield, Jan. 20. Rucker's Mortuary. 


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