Funeral Notices

Funeral services for April 26

Services scheduled

Art Vargas, 54, Bakersfield, April 21. Visitation 4 to 7 p.m. April 30, Greenlawn Funeral Home. Graveside service 2 p.m. May 1, Greenlawn Memorial Park. Greenlawn River Boulevard.

Services pending

Wanda "Evelyn" Hughes, 89, Bakersfield, April 25. Greenlawn River Boulevard.


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Beloved teacher, organizer of jazz festival dies

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She had no experience as a concert impresario and couldn't read a note of music but everything Adele Davis needed to know about running the Bakersfield Jazz Festival she learned as a first-grade teacher, said husband Doug Davis, who spoke movingly about his wife Thursday afternoon, hours after her death following...


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Funeral Notices

The Bakersfield Californian provides a free death listing (No Services or Services Pending) and a paid death listing (Services Scheduled), using information provided by local area mortuaries.

The in-depth notices that are published daily are paid obituaries and remembrances, available to families and the general public; these listings must be purchased by 3 p.m. Monday - Friday to be published in the next day's paper.

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