Billy Joe Cox, 77, Bakersfield, Jan. 9. Memorial service 1 p.m. Jan. 16, Fellowship Baptist Church, 3001 Stine Road. Doughty-Calhoun-O’Meara Funeral Directors.
Joe “Red” Cecil Simpson, 81, Bakersfield, Jan. 8. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m.; wake and Bible discourse 6 p.m., Jan. 19, Basham Funeral Care Chapel. Funeral service 11 a.m. Jan. 20, Valley Baptist Church. Graveside service 1:15 p.m. Jan. 21, Bakersfield National Cemetery. Basham Funeral Care.
Frank Fugitt, 79, Bakersfield, Jan. 13. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.
Jesus Gonzalez, 63, Bakersfield, Jan. 13. Basham Funeral Care.
Catherine Flora Morgan, 88, Shafter, Jan. 13 in Bakersfield. Peters Funeral Home, Shafter.
Nicholas Cruz Neira, 24, Bakersfield, Jan. 12. Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest.
Esteban S. Noriega, 97, Delano, Jan. 12. Delano Mortuary.
Joe Dennis Patrick, 74, Tehachapi, Jan. 10 in Bakersfield. Basham Funeral Care.
Patricia R. Rostain, 79, Bakersfield, Jan. 12. Doughty-Calhoun-O’Meara Funeral Directors.
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