Rebecca J. Mercer, 66, Bakersfield, Oct. 14. Visitation 10 a.m.-noon, Oct. 20, Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest. Graveside service 2 p.m. Oct. 20, Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.

Joe Parra, 63, Shafter, Oct. 15. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Oct. 20, Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Funeral service 10 a.m. Oct. 21, Valley Bible Church of Shafter.

Carolyn Sue Poulton, 76, Bakersfield, Oct. 16. Service 1 p.m. Oct. 22, Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.

Bailey Schweitzer, 20, Bakersfield, Oct. 1, in Las Vegas, Nev. Funeral service 11 a.m. Oct. 18, Valley Baptist Fellowship Church, 2300 East Brundage Lane, 93307. Burial at Greenlawn Cemetery River Blvd. Kern River Family Mortuary.


Mary Helen Diaz, 59, Bakersfield, Oct. 17. Basham Funeral Care.

Flora Fields, 76, Bakersfield, Oct. 16. Jesse E. Cooley, Jr. Funeral Service.

Johnny Gandola, 89, Bakersfield, Oct. 17. Basham Funeral Care.

Marilyn Rae Hamilton, 91, Bakersfield, Oct. 15. Neptune Cremation Society.

Kenneth James Line, 53, Taft, Oct. 16, in Bakersfield. Erickson and Brown Funeral Home.

Jean Mae Smith, 92, Bakersfield, Oct. 11. Mish Funeral Home.

Ronald White, 74, Taft, Oct. 17. Erickson and Brown Funeral Home.


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