Woodson Dail Swan
1937 — 2013
The Tehachapi Church of Christ will host services for Woodson Dail Swan who entered into rest on Dec. 21. He was 76 years old. Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 3, from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. The funeral service will be at noon followed by the committal service at Tehachapi Public Cemetery - Westside. Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. was entrusted with his care. For condolences please visit www.woodmortuary.net.
Lorraine Beatrice Haley
1920 — 2013
Services have been scheduled for 93-year-old Lorraine Beatrice Haley for Thursday, Jan. 2, at 10 a.m., at the Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will be at Tehachapi Public Cemetery - Eastside immediately following the service. The cremated remains of Lorraine's husband, Robert Haley, who passed away in 2007, will be buried also. All are invited to a reception after the burial at Lorraine's home. Wood Family Funeral Service is handling the arrangements. For condolences, please visit www.woodmortuary.net.
Maria Muñoz Verdugo
1930 — 2013
Maria Muñoz Verdugo, 83, a 50-year resident of Tehachapi, passed away on Dec. 22. Visitation is scheduled for Friday, Jan. 3, from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m., at the Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 6 p.m. The Mass of The Resurrection will be on Saturday, Jan. 4, at St. Malachy Catholic Church, followed by the Rite of Burial at Tehachapi Public Cemetery - Westside. Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. was entrusted with her care. For condolences please visit www.woodmortuary.net.
Peggy A. Overall
1950 — 2013
Peggy A. Overall, 63, died on Dec. 15 at her home in Tehachapi. Services will be conducted at the Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel at 321 West “F” Street on Friday, Dec. 20, at 4 p.m. There will be no interment. A gathering of friends and celebration of life will follow the services at the Overall residence at 19704 Mesa Drive.
Peggy was born in Bakersfield on April 24, 1950, to Margaret Buswell and Clyde Wyatt. Peggy attended schools in the Bakersfield area, including several classes at the junior college level. Peggy was married to Chuck Overall on Aug. 4, 1967, and lived in the Bakersfield and Tehachapi area all of her life. Peggy was a licensed manicurist, and worked in retail sales for several businesses in the Bakersfield and Tehachapi area. Peggy was an avid photographer and completed several college-level courses in photography.
Lilly Ferne Mears Garland
1932 — 2013
Lilly Fern Mears Garland left this earth to be with her Lord on Dec. 16, 2013, at the age of 81; she was born March 21, 1932, in Blanchard, Okla., to Chas. A. and Lessie Z. Taylor Mears and lived in Oklahoma till the age of 6.
Frederick (Ted) McCool
1926 — 2013
Frederick (Ted) McCool was born July 19, 1926, and died December 11, 2013. He was surrounded by his wife Rita and his children, Michael, Lisa, and Laura, who lovingly ushered him into the arms of the Lord.
He was born to William and Bernice McCool in Ohio. Ted served his country in the United States Army Air Corps. Ted worked in the Aerospace Industry as an Xray Inspector. He retired in 1989, moved to Tehachapi where he lived to enjoy his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, whom he loved dearly. Ted served the community by volunteering alongside his wife, Rita, in many organizations.
Gerald D. Bryant
1935 — 2013
Gerald D. Bryant was born on Feb. 1, 1935, in Porterville, to James Riley Bryant and Thelma Faye Bryant. He passed from this life on Dec. 12, in Tehachapi.
David Wayne Bowman ("Crockett")
1958 — 2013
David, a resident of Tehachapi, was born in Lancaster on July 28, 1958. He met his Lord and Savior on Dec. 4.
Richard Thompson Carrington, Jr.
1923 — 2013
Richard Thompson Carrington, Jr., 90, of Tehachapi passed away in Bakersfield on Dec. 3. No services are planned. Wood Family Funeral Service is handling the arrangements. For condolences, please visit woodmortuary.net.
Maudelle Rose Lowry
1923 — 2013
Long-time area resident Maudelle Rose Lowry of Bear Valley Springs entered into rest on Dec. 4. She was 90 years old. No services are scheduled. Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc. was entrusted with her care. For condolences, please visit woodmortuary.net.
Bakersfield resident John Lee Freeman, 83, died Dec. 2 in Bakersfield. A memorial service will be Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1049 S. Curry St. A graveside service will be Dec. 12, 12:30 p.m. at Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 E. Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin.
Silvio Anthony Scarano
1932 — 2013
Stallion Springs resident Silvio Anthony Scarano went to be with his Lord and Savior on Nov. 30, at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 81 years old.