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  • Friday, Jun 06 2014 01:50 PM

    Jimmie Jewel Abbott "Pa", 1930 – 2014

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    Jimmie Jewel Abbott
    "Pa"
    1930 – 2014

    Jimmie Jewel Abbott, former resident of Frazier Park and Tehachapi, entered into rest on June 4, 2014.  He was 83 years old.  Jimmie “Pa” Abbott was born in Ringold, Okla., to Charley and Mary Abbott on Sept. 4, 1930. He was the oldest boy of seven siblings.

  • Friday, Jun 06 2014 09:51 AM

    Dexter Raymond Reese, 1931 – 2013 and Phyllis Marie Reese, 1929 – 2014

    Dexter Raymond Reese
    1931 – 2013

    Phyllis Marie Reese
    1929 – 2014

    Dexter Raymond Reese of Tehachapi entered into rest on December 8, 2013.

  • Thursday, Jun 05 2014 09:37 AM

    Rolland Moore

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    Rolland Moore

    Rolland Moore, age 91, passed away on Thursday, May 15th, in Alpine, Texas.

  • Friday, May 30 2014 02:44 PM

    Mark Steven Cohen, 1957 – 2014

    Mark Steven Cohen
    1957 – 2014

    Mark Steven Cohen, 56 years old, was born Oct. 29, 1957, in Los Angeles. Mark was called to join the Heavenly Father on May 21, 2014.  He passed away at his home in Tehachapi.

  • Wednesday, May 28 2014 01:30 PM

    Mark Steven Cohen, 1957 – 2014

    Mark Steven Cohen
    1957 – 2014

    Mark Steven Cohen of Tehachapi entered into rest on May 21, 2014.  He was 56 years old.  A Celebration of Life will be held at his family's home on Sunday, June 1, 2014, at 11 a.m.  Wood Family Funeral Service is handling the arrangements.  For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.

  • Wednesday, May 28 2014 01:25 PM

    Larry Rual Hines, 1933 – 2014

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    Larry Rual Hines
    1933 – 2014

    Larry R. Hines of Bakersfield, age 81, went to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on May 23, 2014.  He was born in Hartsgrove, Ohio, on Feb. 15, 1933.

  • Thursday, May 22 2014 03:15 PM

    Louis Brendan Watt, 1929 – 2014

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    Louis Brendan Watt
    1929 – 2014

    Louis Brendan Watt. 84, passed away on Friday, May 2, 2014.  He was born on Oct. 29, 1929, to Nathaniel "Nate" Chase Watt and Esther Marie Gilliland Watt.  His mother's stage name was Jean Vachon.  Louis was raised in Toluca Lake and graduated from Loyola Marymount University.  He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War, and upon his return from duty he followed in his father's footsteps and became a member of the Directors Guild of America.

    Louis was an assistant director on over 60 television series, including "Wagon Train", "The Munsters", Starsky and Hutch", and "Hart to Hart", just to name a few.  He married (and later divorced) Phyllis McKelvey.  They had two children, Gary D. Watt and Kelvey S. Watt-Arana.

  • Thursday, May 22 2014 03:11 PM

    Dale Eugene Folwell, 1934 – 2014

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    Dale Eugene Folwell
    1934 – 2014

    Dale Eugene Folwell, age 79, passed away May 13, 2014, at his home in Tehachapi.  Services were held on May 24, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the Bear Valley Church in Bear Valley Springs and were officiated by Pastor Kevin Boesler.

  • Thursday, May 22 2014 10:11 AM

    Alan Staabs, 1957 – 2014

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    Alan Staabs
    1957 – 2014

    Alan Edward Staabs, 56, passed away on May 19, 2014, at home in Tehachapi. He was born on Aug. 28, 1957 in Burbank to Marvin and Mavis Staabs.

  • Thursday, May 22 2014 10:09 AM

    Barbara Ann Speziale, (nee) Schulgen, 1938 – 2014

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    Barbara Ann Speziale, (nee) Schulgen
    1938 – 2014

    Barbara Ann Speziale, (nee) Schulgen, was called home to be with The Lord on May 17, 2014, after a brief, but difficult battle with lung cancer.  Barbara was a fighter, having survived breast cancer twice.  She always maintained a positive attitude and projected a loving, caring energy that affected everyone she knew and made everyone feel better just being in her presence.

  • Friday, May 16 2014 11:45 AM

    Dale Eugene Folwell, 1934 – 2014

    Dale Eugene Folwell
    1934 – 2014

    Bear Valley Springs resident Dale Eugene Folwell entered into rest on May 13, 2014. He was 79
    years old. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, May 24, 2014, at 2 p.m., at the Bear Valley Church. Wood Family Funeral Service has been entrusted with his care. For condolences please visit woodmortuary.net.
     

  • Friday, May 16 2014 10:24 AM

    James Jolly, 2013 – 2014

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    James Jolly
    2013 – 2014

    Born Dec. 5, 2013, in Bakersfield;  passed away May 10, 2014 in Seattle, Wash.

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