Funeral Notices

Funeral services for July 30, 2014

Services scheduled

James R. Amos "J.R.", 97, Bakersfield, July 28. Visitation 9 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 1, Greenlawn Southwest; interment to follow at 11 a.m. at Greenlawn Southwest. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.

Bill Blake, 88, Bakersfield, July 24. Visitation 8:30 to 10 a.m. with service 10 a.m. Aug. 2, Hillcrest Memorial Chapel. Hillcrest Memorial Park & Mortuary.

Thomas Frederick Duquette...


Local Spotlight

Longtime elementary school teacher Gina Boles dies


Gina Boles, a longtime teacher at Endeavour Elementary School, was the kind of educator administrators wanted instructing their children.

Deanna Clarke, a former Endeavour principal, even joked she considered moving Boles to a higher grade each year to ensure she taught Clarke's son throughout elementary school.


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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.

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