Leatrice J. Keays
Leatrice J. Keays, former Tehachapi resident for many years, passed peacefully on Sunday, June 29, 2014. Leatrice was a loving, giving and caring Mom and Grandmother and will be missed, but in death- is back with her lifelong sweetheart, Bill. Leatrice was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Keays. Lea and Bill were married for 56 years and, during Bill's 27 years in the Navy, were able to travel and live in many exciting places prior to retiring and settling down in Tehachapi. Lea was a volunteer in the Tehachapi Hospital Guild Thriftshop, a member of the Tehachapi Art Guild, and attended Mountain Bible Church. Lea is survived by her daughter, Karen Gregg (Jon) of Lancaster, with whom she resided the past five years, and her son, Mark Keays (Valery), of Las Vegas, Nev. She has two grandsons, Larry Gregg of Lancaster and Devin Keays of Las Vegas, Nev. No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wounded Warriors in Lea's name.
Carol Elizabeth Brundage Bradley
1925 – 2014
Tehachapi resident, Carol Elizabeth Brundage Bradley entered into rest on July 20, 2014. She was 88 years old.
Carol was born in Bath, N.Y., on August 24, 1925, to parents Grattan H. and Cora Elizabeth Carroll Brundage. She graduated from Haverling High School in Bath, as well as Bryant-Stratton Business College in Buffalo, N.Y. In 1946 she flew to Las Vegas, Nev., and began working for Western Airlines. It was here that she met her future husband, Nye Bradley.
Dawn L. Honsvick
In loving memory, we lay to rest Dawn L. Honsvick who passed away on August 2, 2014 of medical issues.
She has left behind her loved ones; husband, Vern Honsvick; ex-husband Larry Comstock; her brothers and sisters, Karl and Paula Drain, Rick and Wanda Drain; her children, Larry and Sarah Harvey, Cindy and Phillip Kester, Daniel Honsvick, Reba Honsvick, David and Velvet Honsvick, Linda Honsvick; and all of her grandchildren.
Denise Renee Roberts-Warren
1962 – 2014
A Celebration of Life for Denise Roberts-Warren will take place at The First Baptist Church in Tehachapi on, August 7, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Due to technical difficulties during the funeral service the video presentation was unable to be viewed and the family would like to invite you to see Denise's life story and have additional time to share stories and memories of Denise.
Lowell Clinton Hall
1941 – 2014
Tehachapi resident Lowell Clinton Hall entered into rest on July 15, 2014, at the age of 73. Graveside service and interment was at Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 2 p.m. A full obituary will be in next week’s edition of the Tehachapi News. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.
Svein Arne Iversen, 1942-2014
It is with a heavy heart that the family of Svein Arne Iversen of Tehachapi, must inform of his passing. Svein went to be with our Lord and Savior on July 21, 2014. A memorial service was held for Svein on Friday, July 25th, at Wood Family Funeral Service at 2 p.m.
Linda Nell Hodges
1954 - 2014
Linda Nell Hodges of Tehachapi, entered into rest on July 20, 2014, at the age of 60. Linda was born on May 19, 1954, in Hillsboro, Ore., to Thomas Charles and Alice Ada (DePuy) Snyder. She proudly served her country in the United States Navy. Following her discharge from the service, she worked as a Range Control Officer for N.A.S.A.
On July 6, 1996, Linda married Monte Harrison Hodges, and they began this new stage of their lives together in Tehachapi.
Billy Edward Melton
1963 – 2014
Billy Edward Melton, formerly of Tehachapi, passed away on July 18, 2014, in Delano. He was 51 years old. A funeral service was held at the Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel on Friday, July 25, 2014, followed by burial at Tehachapi Public Cemetery – Eastside. Arrangements were made through Wood Family Funeral Service. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.
Carol Elizabeth Brundage Bradley
1925 – 2014
Tehachapi resident, Carol Elizabeth Brundage Bradley, entered into her eternal rest with her Lord and Savior on July 20, 2014, at the age of 88 years. Visitations were held in Tehachapi at Wood Family Funeral Service as well as at Grace Presbyterian Church in Las Vegas, Nev. She was interred next to her husband at the Woodlawn Cemetery, also in Las Vegas. A full obituary will be in next week’s edition of the Tehachapi News. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.
Wesley "Wes" W. Kizer
1934 – 2014
Wesley W. Kizer, 80, passed from this life on July 9, 2014, and was joined with his Heavenly Father. He had been a resident of Tehachapi since 2000. Prior to his moving to the area, he resided in Ventura County, having grown up in Santa Paula.Wes was born in Love County, Okla., on Feb. 13, 1934.
Wes was a building contractor for 50 years. He was a devoted father and loving husband.
Surviving him are his wife, Patricia Kizer; and sons, Wes, Steve, and Kevin; as well as grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He will be missed by all of us, but we look forward to seeing him again in the next life.