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John Armendariz

John Armendariz Jr. of Perry, Ga., was born July 25, 1940, at a home in the outskirts of Bakersfield, and went to be with our Lord on April 30, 2019, after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife...

 

Jimmy Carroll

Jimmy D. Carroll, 76, died on Monday, May 6, 2019, at his Shafter residence. He was born to C.H. and Margie Carroll of Oklahoma, who preceded him in death, as well as brother Eldon Carroll. Jim...

 

Obituary: Noble Howze

Noble Howze was born in Marlow, Okla., on March 31, 1933. He moved to Shafter in 1941. He attended Rio Bravo School and Shafter High School. At a young age, Noble understood that hard work was...

 

Howard Stene

A graveside memorial service will be held for Howard D. Stene on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 10 a.m.. at West Side Cemetery in Taft. A celebration meal will follow at the Petroleum Club in Taft....

 

Obituary: Jimmy Carroll

Jimmy D. Carroll, 76, died on Monday, May 6, 2019, at his Shafter residence. He was born to C.H. and Margie Carroll of Oklahoma, who preceded him in death, as well as brother Eldon Carroll. Jim...

 

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Larry Bynum

Larry Gene Bynum was born May 12, 1954, in Van Buren, Ark., and moved to California in 1959 with his grandparents, Everett Monroe and Belva Bynum. Growing up in Shafter, Larry attended school in the...

 

Santiago Gonzalez Valdez

It is with great sadness that the family of Santiago Gonzalez Valdez announces his passing on Wednesday May 1, 2019, at the age of 72 years. Santiago will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 50...

 

Wendell Schofield West

Wendell Schofield West, age 89, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Born Feb. 12, 1930, to Fred and Winifred (Schofield) West in Salt Lake City, Utah, Wendell...

 

Death Notices - May 9, 2019

Howard Stene, 76, of Shafter, passed away May 3, 2019. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter. Jimmy Carroll, 76, passed away May 6, 2019, in Shafter. Services pending. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Teofila Barboza de Lopez, 59, of Bakersfield....

 

Viola Lillian Misenhimer

Viola Lillian Misenhimer passed away at home in Shafter on April 29, 2019 at the age of 95. She is survived by her beloved children, Phyllis Sanders of Oklahoma, Lawanda Cramer of Bakersfield and...

 

Laura Louise Isaac

Laura Louise Isaac passed away peacefully in her sleep the morning of May 3, 2019 at the age of 88. Laura was born on March 8, 1931 in the small community of Dallas, Ore. She was the second of four...

 

OBITUARY: Howard Stene

A graveside memorial service will be held for Howard D. Stene on Saturday, May 18, 2019, at 10 a.m.. at West Side Cemetery in Taft. A celebration meal will follow at the Petroleum Club in Taft....

 

Obituary: John Armendariz

John Armendariz Jr. of Perry, Ga., was born July 25, 1940, at a home in the outskirts of Bakersfield, and went to be with our Lord on April 30, 2019, after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife...

 

Jeremiah Andrew Gomez

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jeremiah Andrew Gomez passed away on April 14, 2019. He was born and raised in Shafter and graduated from Shafter High School in 2015. Jeremiah, know as "Jumbo,"...

 

Viola Lillian Misenhimer

Viola Lillian Misenhimer passed away at home in Shafter on April 29, 2019 at the age of 95. She is survived by her beloved children, Phyllis Sanders of Oklahoma, Lawanda Cramer of Bakersfield and...

 

Death Notices - May 2, 2019

Nancy Karen Anderson, 65, of Bakersfield, passed away April 25, 2019. Services pending. Basham & Lara Funeral Care, Shafter. Coral Wyne Poole Clark, 80, of Bakersfield, passed away April 28, 2019. Services pending. Basham & Lara Funeral Care,...

 

Larry Bynum

Larry Gene Bynum was born May 12, 1954, in Van Buren, Ark., and moved to California in 1959 with his grandparents, Everett Monroe and Belva Bynum. Growing up in Shafter, Larry attended school in the...

 

Obituary: Laura Louise Isaac

Laura Louise Isaac passed away peacefully in her sleep the morning of May 3, 2019 at the age of 88. Laura was born on March 8, 1931 in the small community of Dallas, Ore. She was the second of four...

 

Santiago Gonzalez Valdez

It is with great sadness that the family of Santiago Gonzalez Valdez announces his passing on Wednesday May 1, 2019, at the age of 72 years. Santiago will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 50...

 

Obituary: Wendell Schofield West

Wendell Schofield West, age 89, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2019, surrounded by his loving family. Born Feb. 12, 1930, to Fred and Winifred (Schofield) West in Salt Lake City, Utah, Wendell...

 

Fred Starrh

Today we mourn the loss of a great man, Fred Starrh, patron of the arts, sciences and his church, lover of his family and community, local farmer and an approachable, larger-than-life friend to many...

 

Vicky Jacobs

Vicky Ann Jacobs was born in Delano on Oct. 21, 1956, to Elzie and Joan Grissom. She fought a 13-year battle with pulmonary fibrosis and passed away surrounded by her loving husband and children on...

 

Thurman Junior Bruce

Thurman Junior Bruce, 78, of Bakersfield, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Thurman was born May 26, 1940, in Quinton, Okla., to the late Thurman Bruce of Arkansas...

 

Jeremiah Andrew Gomez

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jeremiah Andrew Gomez passed away on April 14, 2019. He was born and raised in Shafter and graduated from Shafter High School in 2015. Jeremiah, know as "Jumbo,"...

 

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