Alice Moses

Alice Moses

Alice Moses passed away Sept. 14, 2014, in Lancaster after a lengthly illness caused by complications from surgery. She was born to George Pleasant and Florence Moody Nov. 27, 1934, in Bellows Falls, Vt. She came into this world a fighter and went out fighting . . . Read Full Story >>

Roland L. ‘Boo’ Burks

Roland L. ‘Boo’ Burks

Roland L. Burks, known to many as Boo, passed away at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital on Sept. 27, 2014. He was 81. A viewing will be held in the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel on Friday, Oct. 3, from 5-7 p.m. Boo was born Aug. 23, 1933, . . . Read Full Story >>

Don ‘Budd’ Ruff

Don ‘Budd’ Ruff

Donald Eugene Ruff, known to many as Budd, passed away in his home in Ridgecrest on Sept. 18, 2014. He was 80. His memorial service will be held at the H.K Holland Memorial Chapel on Saturday, Sept. 27, at 1 p.m., followed by a reception . . . Read Full Story >>

Betty ‘Joann’ Whiteley

Betty ‘Joann’ Whiteley

Betty “Joann” Whiteley went home to be with Jesus on Sept. 18, 2014. She was 81. A visitation will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25, 5-7 p.m. at H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. Her funeral will be held Friday, Sept. 26, at Crossroads Community Church. Bill . . . Read Full Story >>

Dolores Wiley

Dolores Wiley

Heaven received a loving spirit on Sept. 20, 2014.  Dolores Lavelle Wiley of Ridgecrest gracefully entered into eternity surrounded by her loving family. A Celebration of Life service will be held at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel on Friday, Sept. 26, at 1 p.m.    Dolores . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Joseph Williams Jr.

Obituary: Joseph Williams Jr.

Joseph Williams Jr. died Sept. 11, 2014, at the Antelope Valley Hospital. He was 63. Williams was born Dec. 10, 1950. He was a devoted son, brother, husband, father and grandfather. We will celebrate his homegoing Saturday, Sept. 20, 11:30 a.m. at Immanuel Baptist Church . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: David John Fischer

Obituary: David John Fischer

David John Fischer, a Ridgecrest resident from July 1946 to Aug. 29, 2014, peacefully passed away at home. He was 72. His services will be Saturday, Sept. 20, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Fr. Denis Ssekannyo and Fr. James Dowds will officiate. Rosary will be . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Dwight L. Atkinson

Obituary: Dwight L. Atkinson

Dwight L. Atkinson of Ridgecrest passed away at his home on Sept. 13, 2014. Services will be held at the United Methodist Church, 639 N. Norma St., on Saturda, Sept. 20, at 10 a.m. with a reception to follow. He was born on Oct. 8, . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: James Newton Robinson, Jr.

Obituary: James Newton Robinson, Jr.

James Newton (Simi) Robinson, Jr.,passed away peacefully at his home in Ridgecrest on the morning of Sept. 8, 2014. He was 89. A resident of Ridgecrest since 1998, he died after a long battle with heart and lung diseases and other complications of COPD. A . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Ryder Lee Evans

Obituary: Ryder Lee Evans

Ryder Lee Evans tragically passed away on Sept. 7, 2014. He was 15 months old. Ryder was born June 6, 2013 to Kaylee Burton-Evans and Jason Evans in Ridgecrest. Funeral services were held at Crossroads Community Church. Ryder was laid to rest at Desert Memorial . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Rita Puckett

Obituary: Rita Puckett

Rita Puckett passed away Aug. 2, 2014, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. Her services were held Aug. 16 at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. The youngest of eight children, Rita was born July 22, 1937, in Sandoval, N.M., to the late Antonio Targhetta and Clotilde Silva . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Margaret ‘Marge’ Stanton

Obituary: Margaret ‘Marge’ Stanton

Margaret Elizabeth “Marge” Stanton died July 17, 2014 at the Ridgecrest Healthcare Center from cancer. She was 80. Interment services will be held at the convenience of her surviving family and friends at Desert Memorial Park. The date and time are to be determined. Call . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Winifred ‘Winnie’ Byrd

Obituary: Winifred ‘Winnie’ Byrd

Winifred “Winnie” Byrd died on July 26, 2014. She was 87. She will be laid to rest next to her late husband, James, at the Riverside National Cemetery. Winnie retired from the local Walmart store, where she helped many customers in their craft section. Many . . . Read Full Story >>

OBITUARY: Ethel May (Burge) Zagala

OBITUARY: Ethel May (Burge) Zagala

Ethel May Zagala died July 20, 2014. She was 76. Born Ethel May Beltz in November 1930 to Walter and Mima Beltz, she was the youngest of eight children. While she grew up mostly in Illinois, they lived many places, and she fell in love . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Bryan Ray McQuiston

Bryan Ray McQuiston died suddenly at his home in China Lake Acres on July 15, 2014. He was 43. A funeral service was held on Saturday, Aug. 2, followed by a celebration of his life at “Someplace Else” bar on Inyokern Road. Bryan was born . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Phillip James Lilly

Obituary: Phillip James Lilly

Phillip James Lilly died Aug. 2, 2014. He was 85. Visitation will be held Friday, Aug. 8, from 5-6 p.m. at the H. K. Holland Memorial Chapel. Rosary will be held from 6:30-7 p.m. A funeral mass will be on Saturday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m. . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Agnes Winter

Obituary: Agnes Winter

Our beloved Agnes passed suddenly from this earth on July 27, 2014. Agnes was born April 16, 1923, in Foley, Minn. Her funeral mass was held at St. Ann on Aug. 2. Agnes grew up in Minnesota, one of eight children, and the last surviving . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Jean Ruth Perry

Jean Ruth Perry died June 27, 2014, in Ridgecrest. She was 90. A service was set for July 24 at 9 a.m. at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel. Jean was born January 9, 2014, at Cannonsburg, Penn., to Grace Kennedy Perry and Howard Perry. She . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Charles Thomas Newmyer

Charles Thomas Newmyer died in his Ridgecrest home on July 22, 2014, from complications of prostate cancer. His family and his beloved dog were with him. He was 78. A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, July 31, at 11 a.m. at the . . . Read Full Story >>

Obituary: Roberta Arlene Pringle

Roberta Arlene Kreitman Pringle passed away July 3, 2014, in Spokane, Wash. She was 77. Roberta was born April 11, 1937, to Bert Myron and Frances Wehenkel Kreitman in Ainsworth, Neb. She was the youngest of their three children. She grew up on a ranch . . . Read Full Story >>