Funeral Notices

Funeral services for April 17

Services scheduled

Marie Gist, 89, Tehachapi, April 11 in Tehachapi. Service 10 a.m. April 18, Wood Family Funeral Service, Tehachapi. Wood Family Funeral Service, Tehachapi.

Geneva B. Johnstone, 86, Bakersfield, April 13. Visitation 10:30 a.m. with church service at noon April 18, Jesus Assembly Church, Woodville; interment to follow at Woodville Public Cemetery, Woodville. Webb-Sanders...


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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.

Obituaries / In Loving Memory

Notices placed by 2 p.m. Monday - Friday will publish on the next applicable publication date. Notices received after 2 p.m. on Friday - Sunday, will be published in Tuesday's newspaper. Photos can be emailed to Notices can be placed online at Place Your Ad.

Refund Policy: Notices placed are nonrefundable for any reason.

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