Rusty Edward Clagg, 45, Bakersfield, May 6. Visitation 10 a.m. and funeral service 11 a.m. May 17, Basham Funeral Care Chapel, 3312 Niles St. Interment to follow, Hillcrest Memorial Park, 9101 Kern Canyon Road. Basham Funeral Care.

Rosa Gonzalez Cordero, 66, Bakersfield, May 11. Visitation 5-8 p.m. and Rosary 7 p.m. May 17, Basham Funeral Care Chapel, 3312 Niles St. Service 10 a.m. May 18, Hillcrest Memorial Park, 9101 Kern Canyon Road. Basham Funeral Care.

Paula Marie Hopkins, 89, Bakersfield, May 13. Visitation 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 21, Hillcrest Memorial Park Chapel viewing room. Graveside Celebration of Life to follow, 1 p.m. Hillcrest Memorial Park, Valley View Lawn. Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Julia Rojas, 71, Bakersfield, May 13. Graveside service 1 p.m. May 18, Greenlawn Funeral Home Northeast. Greenlawn Funeral Home Northeast.


La Tonjia K. Austin, 60, Bakersfield, May 10. Jesse E. Cooley, Jr. Funeral Service.

Paul Dargatz, 68, Shafter, May 1, in El Monte. Peters Funeral Home Shafter.

Jose Estrada, 50, Shafter, May 14. Peters Funeral Home Shafter.

Donna Lee McKay, 66, Maricopa, May 13. Neptune Society.

Kathleen Marie O’Brien, 91, Bakersfield, May 13. Basham Funeral Care.

Melecio Fernandez Pagala, 51, Bakersfield, May 15. Delano Mortuary.

Jim Phillip Sanchez, 92, Bakersfield, May 12. Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary.

Evelyn Souza-Destefani, 96, Arroyo Grande, May 15. Marshall-Spoo Sunset Funeral Chapel, Grover Beach.


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