Joyce T. Smith, 88, Bakersfield, Dec. 29. Visitation and viewing 4-6 p.m. Jan. 5, Ruckers Mortuary Funeral Home, 301 Baker St. Service 10 a.m. Jan. 6, Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 825 California Ave. Ruckers Mortuary.

Doyce G. Stewart, 89, Bakersfield, Dec. 30, in Placerville, CA. Graveside service 10 a.m. Jan. 5, Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.

Felipe “Phillip” G. Tovar, 87, Bakersfield, Dec. 22. Visitation 4-6 p.m. and Rosary 5 p.m. Jan. 4, Greenlawn Funeral Home Northeast. Mass 10 a.m. Jan. 5, OLPH Catholic Church. Graveside service to follow at Greenlawn Funeral Home Northeast. Greenlawn Funeral Home Northeast.

Lucian Ray Watkins, 72, Porterville, Dec. 29. Memorial service 11 a.m. Jan. 9, Valley Baptist Church, 4800 Fruitvale Ave., Bakersfield. Porterville Funeral and Cremation Center.


Prescilla Ortiz Anaya, 62, Bakersfield, Dec. 30. Greenlawn Funeral Home Northeast.

Charles David Dew Sr., Bakersfield, Jan. 1. Mission Family Mortuary.

Olga May Duke, 93, Bakersfield, Dec. 31. Mission Family Mortuary.

Anne Hibbard, 75, Bakersfield, Dec. 23. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.

Ella Hattie Huffman, 96, Taft, Jan. 2, in Porterville. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.

Claude Wilson King Jr., 46, Bakersfield, Jan. 1. Mission Family Mortuary.

Eunice Mar Lamb, 75, Bakersfield, Dec. 28. Mission Family Mortuary.

Beatriz Mercado, 64, Bakersfield, Dec. 30.

Linda Miles Williams, 82, Bakersfield, Jan. 2. Mission Family Mortuary.

Margaret Josephine Wood, 81, Bakersfield, Jan. 1. Mission Family Mortuary.


The Californian provides free listings of pending services using information supplied by local mortuaries. Services scheduled and the in-depth notices that follow are paid obituaries and remembrances. These listings must be purchased by 3 p.m. To place an Obituary or In Loving Memory, call 395-7302. Full obituaries are posted at at 9 p.m. on the day before publication.

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