Virginia Ruiz, 52, Bakersfield, Dec. 24. Visitation 5-9 p.m. Jan. 4, Basham Funeral Care Chapel, 3312 Niles St. Graveside service 2 p.m. Jan. 5, Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery, 2739 Panama Lane. Basham Funeral Care.

Orvel Watkins, 83, Coalinga, Dec. 29, in Hanford and Eddie Watkins, 85, Bakersfield, Dec. 29, in Bakersfield. Graveside service for both brothers, 11 a.m. Jan. 6, West Side District Cemetery, Taft. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.


Maria Del Carmen Martinez Alcaraz, 55, Bakersfield, Dec. 25. Basham Funeral Care.

Andrea Alvarado, 82, Bakersfield, Jan. 2. Basham Funeral Care.

Bob Childers, 90, Bakersfield, Dec. 28. Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Maymie Dianne Claxton, 57, Bakersfield, Jan. 1. Neptune Society.

Thelbert Edward Freeman, 87, Bakersfield, Dec. 30. Basham Funeral Care.

Colleen Lorraine Freutel, 64, Frazier Park, Dec. 15. Bakersfield Funeral Home.

Max Ferrero Garcia, 91, Delano, Dec. 31. Delano Mortuary.

Gregory Taylor Harris, 70, Bakersfield, Dec. 18. Bakersfield Funeral Home.

Dorothy Holland, 94, Shafter, Jan. 1. Bakersfield Funeral Home.

Patience King, 77, Bakersfield, Dec. 31. Bakersfield Funeral Home.

Maria Altagracia Grijalva Laborin, 86, Pittsburg, Calif., Dec. 21, in Lebec. Bakersfield Funeral Home.

Hector Llanes, 41, Bakersfield, Jan. 1. Basham Funeral Care.

Donald Ray Love, 67, Bakersfield, Jan. 1. Greenlawn Northeast Funeral Home.

Jeff Dean Maxwell, 46, Bakersfield, Dec. 24. Bakersfield Funeral Home.

Gregory Prickett, 58, Bakersfield, Dec. 31. Peters Funeral Home.

Ralph Dwayne Ross, 64, Bakersfield, Jan. 1. Greenlawn Northeast Funeral Home.

Clifford Ellsworth Sherwood, 80, Bakersfield, Jan. 1. Neptune Society.


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