Albert “Skip” Bennett

Albert “Skip” Bennett

Albert “Skip” Bennett died Monday, Feb. 23 at home with his wife Jan and daughter Linda. He was 75. A remembrance of Skip’s life will be held 2-5 p.m. Sunday, March 1, at the Elks Lodge, 201 E. Church St. Bring a fun story to . . . Read Full Story >>

Lawanda Lou Duffell

Lawanda Lou Duffell

Lawanda Lou Duffell died peacefully Feb. 8, 2015, surrounded by family. She was 80. She is reunited once again with the love of her life, Joseph D. Duffell Jr., who preceded her in death in 2013. Lawanda was born on Sept. 14, 1934 in Sulphur . . . Read Full Story >>

Travis Michael Keoni Flores-Lee

Travis Michael Keoni Flores-Lee

Travis Michael Keoni Flores-Lee passed away Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, as a result of a one-car accident. He was 26. A viewing will be held Friday, 5-7 p.m., at H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel with a Rosary at 7-7:30 p.m. and a second viewing at 7:30-8 . . . Read Full Story >>

Dorothy Jeanne Jenkins

Dorothy Jeanne Jenkins, 76, passed away peacefully in her home on Jan. 20, 2015, surrounded by family. Her memorial services will be held at Grace Lutheran Church on Friday, Feb. 27, at 10 a.m. Dorothy was born Sept. 4, 1938, in Nebraska, to Albert and . . . Read Full Story >>

Jeane Elizabeth Page

Jeane Elizabeth Page has passed on to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Feb, 18, 2015, at age 94. She died at Ridgecrest Hospital with her family at her side. Jeane was born in Indianapolis, Ind., were she lived for more than . . . Read Full Story >>

Albert Clark Erskine, Jr.

Albert Clark Erskine, Jr. died Monday, Feb. 16 at Barlow Respiratory Hospital in Los Angeles. He was 77. A memorial service will be on Friday, Feb. 27, 1 p.m. at H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. Internment will be March 13, 12:30 p.m., at Bakersfield National Cemetery. . . . Read Full Story >>

Rosalie Jane Barber

Rosalie Jane Barber

Rosalie Jane Barber passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. A visitation will be held Thursday, Feb. 19, from 5-7 p.m. at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. Services will be held Friday, Feb. 20, at 9:30 a.m. at Grace Lutheran Church. The service will be conducted by Farther Townsend . . . Read Full Story >>

Beverly L. Leggett

Beverly L. Leggett

Beverly L. Leggett passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. She was 84. Visitation will be held Feb. 18, 5-7 p.m. at H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel and Feb. 19, 10 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge, 625 N. Norma. Graveside services will . . . Read Full Story >>

James M. ‘Jim, JJ’ Jorden

James M. ‘Jim, JJ’ Jorden

James Merrill “Jim, JJ” Jorden went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the age of 57. We know, and are thankful that he is no longer suffering from the very rare form of cancer that struck him. His memorial service will . . . Read Full Story >>

John R. Pearia Sr.

John Richard Pearia Sr., 84, passed from his earthly home to his heavenly home on Jan. 6, 2015. He is reunited once again with the love of his life, Virginia Pearia, who preceded him in death in 2005. Visitation will be held Friday, Feb. 20, . . . Read Full Story >>

Timothy Edwin ‘Tim’ Smith

Timothy Edwin Smith passed away on Thursday, Jan. 29, in Los Angeles. He was 48. His memorial service was held Feb. 17 at the All Faith Chapel, China Lake. Tim was born in La Porte, Ind., on Oct. 1, 1966 to Robert J. and Jane . . . Read Full Story >>

Joe K. Ford

Joe K. Ford passed away peacefully of natural causes on Feb. 8, 2015, at the age of 93. Joe was born in Wister, Okla. on June 18, 1921. He worked with his family in the coal mines and the family sawmill. Joe later served in . . . Read Full Story >>

Harold Foster Metcalf

Harold Foster Metcalf, 95, passed away on Feb. 2, 2015, at Bell Avenue Nursing Center in Elk City. Okla. He was born on Sept. 28, 1919,,and is the son of Walter Raymond and Emma Geneva (Curb) Metcalf. Harold was born in a “half dug-out” in . . . Read Full Story >>

Steven T. Haleman

Steven T. Haleman went home to be with the Lord Jan. 29, 2015, at age 61. A memorial service will be held Feb. 14, 11 a.m., at Christian Fellowship of Trona, 83435 Trona Rd. A luncheon will follow at the Trona Elementary School. Steve was . . . Read Full Story >>

Phyllis K. Kothman

Phyllis K. Kothman

Phyllis Katherine Kothman passed away Jan. 29, 2015, at age 70. She died at Loma Linda Medical Center after a strong, valiant fight against breast cancer, with her family by her side. She had been a resident of Ridgecrest for 34 years. Visitation will be . . . Read Full Story >>

Randall L. Courts

Randall Leslie Courts, 63, passed away on Jan. 7 of natural causes at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. He was a Ridgecrest resident for 30 years. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m. at H. K. Holland Memorial Chapel. He was born . . . Read Full Story >>

Thomas Underwood

Johannesburg resident Thomas Underwood passed away peacefully at Ridgecrest Hosxpital surrounded by his family on Jan. 10, 2015. He was 82 years old and was born in Marion, Ind. Services were held Saturday, Jan. 24, at FourSquare Church in Johannesburg. A celebration of his life . . . Read Full Story >>

Edward J. Donohue

Edward J. Donohue

Edward J. Donohue passed away peacefully on Jan. 21, 2015, at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, with family at his bedside. He was 83 years old. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 31, at 10am at St. Ann’s Church, with a reception afterwards. . . . Read Full Story >>

Mike Lee

As so many of his friends have expressed, Mike Lee is the standard by which all good men should be measured. Mike passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, leaving behind a legacy of kindness, humor and wholeness of spirit. He is an irreplaceable . . . Read Full Story >>

Monica Carrasco

Monica Carrasco went to be with the Lord Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, while in her home at the age of 75. A celebration of her life was held on Saturday, Jan. 24 at H. K. Holland Memorial Chapel. The service was conducted by Father James . . . Read Full Story >>