Larry E. Harper

Larry E. Harper

Larry E. Harper, born Aug. 16, 1940, passed away peacefully, with his wife and niece Darnell by his side on April 4, 2017, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. Larry moved to Ridgecrest in 1962. He worked as a contractor for the Naval Air Weapons Station until . . . Read Full Story >>

Eugene L. Copeland

Eugene L. Copeland

Eugene Copeland died of cancer on April 16, 2017, at the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital at the age of 90. He was born May 11, 1926, to Doyle and Lorena Copeland with his twin sister Eugenia in Oxnard. He is survived by his wife Jeanie Mason . . . Read Full Story >>

Cory D. Castodio-Allen

Cory D. Castodio-Allen

On March 17, 2017, in Ridgecrest, Cory Castodio-Allen, 28, joined the Lord and his mother Elizabeth Allen in heaven. Cory was born on June 14, 1988. He grew up in Ridgecrest with two brothers, many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends surrounding him. He later became . . . Read Full Story >>

Eleanor K. Johnsen

Eleanor K. Johnsen

Eleanor Kay Johnsen passed away peacefully at her Ridgecrest home on Friday, April 7, 2017, at the age of 84 after 55 years of leadership and service in this valley. Known as “Osh” or “Ellie” to her friends and family, she was a pioneer among . . . Read Full Story >>

E. Glen Paden

E. Glen Paden

Edward Glen Paden passed away on April 7, 2017, at his home in Clovis. He was born Feb 28, 1930, in Canton, Okla., to Lillian (Williams) Paden and Owen James Paden. Glen grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from Canton High School in 1948. He . . . Read Full Story >>

George A. Matusic

George A. Matusic

George A. Matusic, age 83, passed away peacefully on March 30, 2017, in the Acacia Guest Home, a caring and loving senior board and care in Diamond Bar. He was born Feb. 1, 1934, in Greggs Station, Pa., to Albert and Herminia (Urbanek) Cossack. George . . . Read Full Story >>

Randall W. Morris

Randall Warren Morris passed away peacefully at the age of 78 on March 31, 2017, on his and his wife Ann’s 58th wedding anniversary. Randall was born April 16, 1938, in Milford, Utah. He was the only child of Dorothy and David W. Morris. He . . . Read Full Story >>

Charlene Joyce Andrews

Charlene Joyce Trombley Andrews died unexpectedly at home on April 9, 2017, at the age of 78. Charlene was born Oct. 30, 1938, in Highland, Mich., and has been a resident of Ridgecrest since 1976. She was a self-employed house cleaner and homemaker. She was . . . Read Full Story >>

Joseph Emory ONeal Newton

Joseph Emory ONeal Newton

Joseph Emory ONeal Newton, M.D. age 89, died peacefully on April 1, 2017, in his home after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. He is survived by his husband Robert, his daughter Martha, his sister Marthann, five grandchildren, four-great grandchildren, his stepchildren, step- grandchildren and . . . Read Full Story >>

Wendy Lynn Bradley

Wendy Bradley passed away on March 26, 2017, in Trona, Calif. A Celebration of Life was held on Sunday, April 9, at the Trona Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Wendy was born on March 20, 1968, in Travis, Texas, to Betty and Mike Garcia. She was preceded . . . Read Full Story >>

Donna D. Williams

Donna D. Williams

Donna Williams, longtime employee of the News Review, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Bella Sera. She was 84. Services will be held Monday, April 10, 2 p.m. at Holland & Lyons Chapel. Bill Farris, Paul Farris and Dr. Larry Cosner will officiate. Interment is . . . Read Full Story >>

E. Eugene Curry

E. Eugene Curry

Earl Eugene Curry died March 21,2017, at Bella Sera. He was 91. Eugene was born Feb. 26, 1926, to Emmett and Mabel Curry in LaJunta, Colo. He was 2 years old when he, older brother, Leo, and parents moved to Southern California. He graduated from . . . Read Full Story >>

Sharon E. Allen

Sharon E. Allen

Sharon Elizabeth Allen passed away unexpectedly on March, 17, 2017. She was born on August 12, 1957 to William and Mary Huddleston in Indio, California. Sharon was an angel on earth who was full of life and was known for befriending everyone she met. Her . . . Read Full Story >>

Eugenia O. Tschacher

Eugenia O. Tschacher

Eugenia Octavia Tschacher, also known as Genia, passed away March 25, 2017, at the age of 60 in her home in La Barge, Wyo. She was born in Casper, Wyo., on Sept. 27, 1956, to Frank Edward Alley and Betty Lou Thomas-Alley. She grew up . . . Read Full Story >>

Grace I. Hiser

Grace I. Hiser

Grace I. Hiser, age 91, died in Hillsboro, Ore., on Jan. 23, 2017. She passed due to natural causes attributed to a long life. Born Jan. 10, 1926, in Baltimore, Md., she lived in Ridgecrest for most of her life before moving to Hillsboro. She . . . Read Full Story >>

Margaret ‘Dee Dee’ Cox

Margaret ‘Dee Dee’ Cox

Margaret Ann “Dee Dee” Cox of Ridgecrest died Feb. 28, 2017, at Bakersfield Memorial Hospital. She was 92. Dee Dee was born to parents Florence and Thomas Rau on July 14, 1924, in West Branch, Mich., where she and her older sister Barbara spent their . . . Read Full Story >>

RC Kirkendoll

RC Kirkendoll

RC Kirkendoll passed away on March 5, 2017, at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital with his family around him. RC was 85 years young. He was born in Dustin, Okla., on Dec. 17, 1931, to Roy Clifford Kirkendoll and Amy Juanita (Robinson) Kirkendoll. He spent his childhood . . . Read Full Story >>

John E. Heumann

John E. Heumann passed away on March 4, 2017, at the age of 84 in Ridgecrest, with his devoted and loving wife Genoveva by his side. John was a senior materials R&D engineer, retiring in 1999 after nearly 30 years of working at the Navy . . . Read Full Story >>

Ena Zapura

Ena Zapura went to the arms of our Heavenly Father on March 4, 2017. She went peacefully in our home surrounded by her daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter. She blessed us for 63 years. Ena was born January 27, 1954, in Santiago Chile. She immigrated to . . . Read Full Story >>

Roman Obenza

Roman Obenza passed away peacefully on March 4, 2017, with his family by his side. He was a long-time resident of Ridgecrest. Roman arrived in America in March 1981 where he lived the remainder of his life. He always enjoyed time spent with family and . . . Read Full Story >>