By The Bakersfield Californian
TO OUR READERS
The Californian provides free death listings using information supplied by local mortuaries. The in-depth notices that follow are paid obituaries and remembrances. These listings must be purchased by 2 p.m. To place an Obituary or In Loving Memory, call 395-7302. Full obituaries are posted at Bakersfield.com at 9 p.m. on the day before publication.
Blendiah Shelton, 64, Bakersfield, Aug. 23. Kern River Family Mortuary.
Edna Adkins, 72, Delano, Aug. 24. Lane Family Funeral Home, Delano.
Mary M. Harwell, 75, Bakersfield, Aug. 24. Greenlawn River Boulevard.
Elardio Negrete, 84, Bakersfield, Aug. 24. Greenlawn River Boulevard.
Charlotte "Sherry" Rowland, 70, Taft, Aug. 23 in Bakersfield. Erickson & Brown Funeral Home, Taft.
Edna Opal Smith, 94, Tehachapi, Aug. 22. Wood Family Funeral Service.
Brian Edward Demuth, 66, California City, Aug. 21 in Bakersfield. Military honors 1 p.m. Sept. 5, Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside. Cecil Martin Family Funeral Care.
Katie I. Legg, 100, Bakersfield, Aug. 22. Visitation 1-2 p.m. Aug. 29, First United Methodist Church, 4600 Stockdale Highway. Funeral service 2 p.m. Aug. 29, First United Methodist Church. Greenlawn Southwest.
Jim Lessley, 79, Delano, Aug. 19. Private graveside services 1 p.m. Aug. 27, North Kern District Cemetery, Delano. Delano Mortuary.
Irenia Alvarado Tadena, 94, Delano, Aug. 21 in Sacramento. Visitation 2-7 p.m. Aug. 26 and rosary 6 p.m., Lane Family Funeral Home. Mass 9 a.m. Aug. 27, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Delano. Burial follows at North Kern District Cemetery. Lane Family Funeral Home, Delano.
Birtle Beatrice Toles, 77, Bakersfield, Aug. 18. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Aug. 27, meditation, 7-8 p.m. at The Chapel, Beloved Care Funeral Home, 711 E. Brundage Lane. Service 11 a.m. Aug. 28, St. John MBC, 1401 E. Brundage Lane. Interment at Union Cemetery. Beloved Care Funeral Services.