David R. Miller

David R. Miller

David Reid Miller passed away while at home in Tucson, Ariz., on April 28, 2015. David passed due to a myocardial infarction. He was 55. Born March 29, 1960, in Ridgecrest, to Harry Francis Miller and Carol Jean South, David worked as an auto mechanic . . . Read Full Story >>

Dennis Paul Arndt

Dennis Paul Arndt

Dennis Paul Arndt, 69, went to Heaven to be with his Savior on April 18, 2015, surrounded by his loving family. He passed away peacefully after a four-year journey with what he called his “Adventures with Melanoma.” Thanks to top-notch care by the Angeles Clinic, . . . Read Full Story >>

Rozella M. Weekes Paulsen Eyre

Rozella M. Weekes Paulsen Eyre

Rozella Mae Weekes Paulsen Eyre passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2015, in her home. A viewing will be held May 24 from 6-8 p.m. at the H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel, with her funeral held May 25 at 2 p.m. at the LDS Church, 501 . . . Read Full Story >>

Syble Black

Syble Black

Syble Black was granted her angel wings on May 10, 2015. She was loved by family and friends that she had touched throughout her short, yet memorable life. The world has lost a beautiful Lady; she is off to be with the Lord. Due to . . . Read Full Story >>

Joanne Gail (Torrey) Lambert

Joanne Gail (Torrey) Lambert of Nola, Miss., went to be with our Heavenly Father on Thursday, May 14. She was 70 years old. Born in Los Angeles on Jan. 28, 1945, Joanne was the middle child of five daughters of Nelson and Margaret Torrey. Joanne . . . Read Full Story >>

Wayne Albert Burnett

Wayne Albert “Mr. Buggy Bath” Burnett died at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital on May 2, 2015. Wayne was born June 8, 1923. He was an Eagle Scout and served in the Army Air Force as a photographic laboratory technician and test pilot. Shortly after World War . . . Read Full Story >>

Donna Stewart

Donna Stewart, age 67, died on April 29 after a long and brave battle against pancreatic cancer. She passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family and friends. Her services will be held privately. Donna was born on Oct. 20, 1947, in Stockton, Calif. . . . Read Full Story >>

Lois Allan

Lois Allan

Lois Allan, who lived in China Lake from 1945 until 1976, succumbed to complications from breast cancer in Claremont on April 30, 2015. Lois was a loved and respected member of the China Lake community in its pioneering days, and in retirement became a well-known . . . Read Full Story >>

Nora ‘Louise’ Mitchell

Nora ‘Louise’ Mitchell

A memorial service will be held here this weekend for Nora “Louise” Mitchell, who died Nov. 2, 2014, in Ridgecrest. The service will be on Saturday, May 16, at 1 p.m. at Inyokern Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the . . . Read Full Story >>

Carrie L. Galloway

Carrie L. Galloway

Carrie Louise Galloway, 75, went to heaven to be with her Savior on April 30, 2015, surrounded by family and loving caregivers. She passed away peacefully after a difficult but grace-filled three-year journey with ALS. Her memorial service will be held Saturday, May 9, from . . . Read Full Story >>

Christy L. Montes

Christy L. Montes

Christy Lee Montes (Barnhardt) of Ridgecrest, passed away April 5, 2015. She was 26. She was born in Ridgecrest Jan. 16, 1989. Christy graduated from Burroughs High School in 2007 and went on to receive her CNA and phlebotomy certificates. She married Scott Montes of . . . Read Full Story >>

Marilyn Lane

Marilyn Lane

Marilyn Lane was born Marilyn Yvonne Saville Dec. 1, 1939, in Winchester, Va., and passed away April 24, 2015, in Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. She leaves behind her husband of 51 years Roger Lane, her son James Witham of Ridgecrest, her son-in-law Dan Griffiths of Ridgecrest, . . . Read Full Story >>

Byron ‘Barney’ Kinkennon

Byron “Barney” Kinkennon, 82, of Ridgecrest, passed away peacefully on April 27. Barney was born to Thomas and Emma Kinkennon on Feb. 27, 1933, the youngest of 12 siblings, in Creston, Iowa. Services are scheduled for Friday, May 8, at 10 a.m. at Crossroads Community . . . Read Full Story >>

Jim Williams

Jim Williams of Trona, 74, passed peacefully away on April 16, after a recent brain tumor diagnosis. There will be a casual celebration-of-life barbecue for Jim on Saturday, June 20, starting at 10 a.m. It will be held at the home of his brother, John . . . Read Full Story >>

Richard Allen Keith

Richard Allen Keith

After a four-year battle with cancer, Richard Allen Keith died peacefully at his Ridgecrest home with his family by his side on April 16. He was 60. A memorial for Richard will be held at the Elks Lodge in Ridgecrest on Saturday, May 2, at . . . Read Full Story >>

Dixie Dempsey

Dixie Dempsey

Dixie D. Dempsey passed away peacefully on Jan. 1, 2015, into the arms of Jesus at Ridgecrest Regional Hospital with family by her side. She was 93 years young. Her graveside service was April 11 at Johnson County Memorial Gardens. Pastor Jim Weston of Desert . . . Read Full Story >>

Ronald Douglas Dill

Ronald Douglas Dill

Ronald Douglas Dill died Saturday, April 18 at Ridgecrest Healthcare Center. He was 72. Ronald was born Sept. 16, 1942, in Pontiac Mich. He joined the U.S. Army in 1961 and served for eight years. In 1976 he and his wife, Angela, moved to Trona, . . . Read Full Story >>

Michael E. Lemon

Michael E. Lemon, passed away Wednesday, April 8. He was 57. He is survived by a mother, five sisters, and a handful of nieces and nephews. — Submitted by the family of Michael E. Lemon . . . Read Full Story >>

Michael ‘Mick’ Rindt

Michael ‘Mick’ Rindt

Michael Roy “Mick” Rindt passed away on March 26, 2015, at City of Hope hospital in Duarte from complications due to leukemia. He was 67. His family was with him during his last days. A memorial service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in . . . Read Full Story >>

Cecil Lee Wiles, Sr.

Cecil Lee Wiles, Sr.

Cecil Lee Wiles, Sr., passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 11, at Bakersfield Heart Hospital. He was 62. Cecil was born Sept. 26, 1952, to Rosa Mae and Lee Roy Wiles. He was raised in Dodson, Texas, and graduated from Wellington High School in Wellington, . . . Read Full Story >>