Obituaries

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    Anthony "Tony" Mason, Jan. 1, 1954 — May 17, 2015

    Anthony Charles Mason, 61, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015 in Tehachapi. Anthony was born in San Bernardino to Charles and Julie Mason. Anthony leaves behind his loving wife of 20 years, Jeanine; two stepchildren, Candra Scarola, Jerry Scarola and his wife Marianne; two daughters, Amy Keller

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    Willabelle Moore

    Willabelle Moore, age 91, passed away on Monday, April 13, in Fair Oaks. She was born in Orafino, Neb. She married Rolland Moore in 1943, and together they had five children, David, Jane, Mary, Ann and Paul. They have 14 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren. Willabelle was preceded in death

  • Norma Ashby Mauterer

    Norma Ashby Mauterer, Oct. 9, 1915 — April 17, 2015

    Norma Ashby Mauterer was born on Oct. 9, 1915 in Woburn, Mass. In 1919, when Norma was just 4 years old, her parents loaded everything they owned in the car and headed out to Los Angeles where they eventually settled in Eagle Rock. As a child, she loved to dance and was enthralled with her ballet

  • John Talmage King, Jr, May 14, 1928 - May 19, 2015

    John Talmage King, Jr, May 14, 1928 - May 19, 2015

    Longtime Tehahcapi resident and founder of Tehachapi Community Theater, John Talmage King, Jr., 87 of Tehachapi passed away at his home on May 19, 2015. John was born to John Talmage King and Hazel Josephine (Siegfriend) King on May 14, 1928 in Greensburg, Pa. John spent his early years in

  • James Thomas Doss, 1964 - 2015

    James Thomas Doss, 50, a 10-year resident of Tehachapi, passed away on May 19, 2015. Next week's edition of the Tehachapi News will include a complete obituary. The service date and time is yet to be determined. Please call Wood Family Funeral Service for information, (661) 822-6897. For

  • Linda Lee Jordan, 1945 - 2015

    Linda Lee Jordan of Tehachapi, entered into rest on May 11, 2015. She was 70 years old. No services are scheduled. A full obituary will appear in next week's edition of the Tehachapi News. Wood Family Funeral Service has been entrusted with her care. For condolences, please visit woodmortuary.

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    Nancy Suzanne Grecian, 1946-2015

    Nancy Grecian, age 68, passed away on May 14, 2015 in Tehachapi. Nancy was born to Bill and Marcheta Lockhart on June 20, 1946, in Tulsa, Okla. She spent her youth and school years in Craig, Colo. She received her teaching certificate with a speech and theatre major from the University of Northern

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    Donald D. Lawson, 1932 - 2015

    Donald Dean Lawson was born Oct. 5, 1932, and passed away peacefully on May 12, 2015, at his home in Bear Valley Springs. Don was preceded in death by his parents, John (Jack) and Virginia Lawson. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; son, Shaun of Tokyo, Japan; daughter, Michelle Yakaitis of Apache

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    Stacey Kathleen (Small) Suor-Clark, 1970 – 2015

    Stacey Kathleen (Small) Suor-Clark passed away on the morning of May 13, 2015, at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, after a six-year battle with numerous strokes. She was 45. Stacey was born at Tehachapi Hospital on Jan. 10, 1970, to Gary and Lynne Small. She attended all her early

  • Jesus Mendoza Motta, 1958 - 2015

    — Jesus Mendoza Motta passed away on May 3, 2015. He was 57 years old. Jesus will be laid to rest alongside the love of his life, Gloria Motta, who passed away only 14 days before him. They were inseparable in life, nor could they be separated by death itself. Jesus was born to Maria de

  • Susan Joleen Hughes-Hoskins, 1954 - 2015

    — Susan Joleen Hughes-Hoskins 1954 - 2015 Susan Joleen Hughes-Hoskins passed away peacefully at home, with family by her side, in Tehachapi, on May 3, 2015. Susan "Joleen" was born to Harry Lee Hughes and Joyce Laverne McCormick in Taft, on July 29, 1954.  She attended

  • Pamela Jean Ardizzone Stacy, April 12, 1962 - May 1, 2015

    — Pamela Jean Ardizzone Stacy April 12, 1962 - May 1, 2015 Pamela is survived by her loving husband of 25 years, Scott; her mother, Dorothy and sisters, Dana and Jodean (Jim); her loving fur babies Reagan Jean and Shelby Anne Kelcee and many family and friends. Thank you to the Petrolock

  • Rae Dolores DeMott Ferry, 1930 – 2015

    — Rae Dolores DeMott Ferry 1930 – 2015 Rae Dolores DeMott Ferry, often called Dolores or Lorry, went to be with the Lord early on the morning of April 25, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., on May 4th, at the First Baptist Church in Tehachapi. Interment will follow at the

  • Gloria Carpenter Moore, 1927 - 2015

    — Gloria Carpenter Moore 1927 - 2015     Gloria was born July 4, 1927, in Casper, Wyo., and passed away April 30, 2015, in Tehachapi. Her mother named her after the “Glorious” Fourth, even though she apparently ruined that Fourth of July picnic. The youngest girl of five

  • Gregory Kenneth Hefner, 1957 – 2015

    — Gregory Kenneth Hefner 1957 – 2015 Gregory Kenneth Hefner went home to be with his Lord on May 1, 2015, at the age of 57. Greg was born in San Jose, on May 22, 1957, and was raised there with his two sisters. Greg was the youngest. In his younger years, he worked as a cook and in