Obituaries

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    Charles Robert Holman

    Wednesday, Oct 01 2014 02:00 AM

    Charles Robert Holman, loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away at the age of 74 at his home in Bakersfield, CA on September 25, 2014. He was surrounded by his family as he peacefully passed on to be with his Lord and Savior.

    Born on February 18, 1940 to Charles Robert Holman and Merle Cheeves in Gavin, Oklahoma, Charlie moved to Bakersfield with his family as an infant where he would spend the rest of his life. He graduated from East Bakersfield High School in 1957.

    Charlie's work ethic was nothing short of phenomenal. As young as eight years old he sought odd jobs in the neighborhood, often pushing his lawnmower as he looked for work. By the age of 14, he was working in a grocery store. Charlie met Ralph Niblett at the age of...

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    Roberta Periman

    Rickey Periman passed away peacefully Thursday morning while surrounded by family. Rickey was born May 15, 1927 in Wichita, Kansas, and spent her early years in Oklahoma. In 1935 her family moved to Hollywood, CA. Rickey moved to...

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    Ella Mae (Granda) Bumanglag (Brunson)

    A Funeral Service will be held in the Basham Funeral Care Chapel (3312 Niles St.) on Friday, October 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Ella Mae (Granda) Bumanglag (Brunson), 91 years old, of Bakersfield, California, passed away on September 26, 2014....

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    Naomi Jacobs

    Naomi Jeneal Jacobs, 87, passed away on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Born in Hammett, Idaho on June 9, 1927, the daughter of French George White and Jessie Idell White (Clariday), survived by her children Mark William Jacobs, Karen...

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    Gilbert Jack 'Gil' Shaw

    Gilbert Jack "Gil" Shaw, age 84, of Kerrville, Texas, died peacefully Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at River Hills Health & Rehabilitation Center in Kerrville. He was born on February 10, 1930, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to John L. and...

  6. Clarksene Adams

    Graveside services at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Hillcrest Memorial Park, 9101 Kern Canyon Rd., Bakersfield. In lieu of flowers, Mom requested donations to the American Cancer Society. She is now at peace, having returned to...

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    Howard Abbott

    Graveside services for Howard Abbott 87, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 2nd, at Greenlawn, 3700 River Blvd., in Bakersfield, CA. Howard attended Standard School and graduated from Kern County Union High School (BHS). He...

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    Eric Wendell Matlock

    Eric Wendell Matlock was born April 28, 1949, in Bakersfield, California to parents Oliver and Ruby Matlock. He passed away at home on August 25, 2014, surrounded by friends and family while held in his wife's arms. He waged a courageous...

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    Orsolina Masi Hargis

    Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother. Orsolina was born and raised in Visalia, California by her parents Frank and Mary Masi, who emigrated to the United States from Italy. Orsolina married the love of her life, Roy...

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    Jordyn Frapwell

    Jordyn Elizabeth Frapwell passed away on September 23, 2014. A life ended too soon, Jordyn will be best remembered for her love of learning, her passion for dance and her zeal for lively discussion. Home schooled until the sixth grade,...

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    Barbara Jean Chapin

    Barbara Jean Chapin , 78, of Porterville, passed away Thursday, September 25, 2014 at home under the care of Optimal Care Hospice. She was born August 1, 1936 in West Plains MO, to the late Clara and Homer Dover. She is survived by her...

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    Eula Belle Hart

    Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great- grandmother, was called to be with the Lord. She was the 12th child of Bill and Docia Oliver, born in Yoestown, Arkansas. She was preceded in death by 11 siblings and...

  13. Sonia Simrin (Popel)

    The Bakersfield Californian Obituary department would like to formally apologize to the Simrin Family for the omission of their beloved family members obituary this past weekend as we recognize the importance of an obituary and the...

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