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A Life Well Served: Dale Dewey Miller

OAKHURST – Services have been announced for beloved area resident Dale Miller, now set for Saturday, August 8 at Mountain Christian Center at 2 p.m. A reception will immediately follow at the Oakhurst Community Center Pavillion Room. Proud American, dedicated firefighter/fire battalion chief, loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, Dale Dewey Miller, passed away on July 20, 2015, at the ...

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Grace Lee Whitney

COARSEGOLD – Longtime Coarsegold resident Grace Lee Whitney has passed away at the age of 85. Whitney started out as an actress playing Yeoman Janice Rand on the original Star Trek series (TOS) in 1966. Though her career was nearly derailed by addictions to drugs and alcohol, Whitney proudly reclaimed her life, spending decades as a substance abuse counselor in ...

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Clayton Ray Carpenter

Clayton Ray Carpenter (1957-2015) Clayton, beloved father, son, brother and uncle, passed away unexpectedly on April 22 in a traffic accident while working at his job with HP Water Systems, Fresno. He’d been a valued journeyman electrician with HEP Electric for many years. Clayton was born December 29, 1957, in Bremerton, Wash., second son and third child to Frank and ...

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Services And Celebration For Amy Fouse Schneider

OAKHURST – With heavy hearts buoyed by a tremendous outpouring of community support, the family of beloved Amy Fouse Schneider announces a funeral service will be held at Our Lady of the Sierra Catholic Church on Thursday, Apr. 23, at 4 p.m. A Celebration of Life for Amy will be held the following day, Friday Apr. 24, at 6 p.m. ...

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Harold Tackett

Submitted by Tamara Tackett-Dent Harold O. Tackett left us peacefully, at his home in Coarsegold, California surrounded by his loving family, on February 23, 2015 at the age of 81. Harold was a quiet, humble man of many accomplishments that he would never mention. Instead he always chose to focus on helping those around him to feel good about what ...

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June Muller Vaughn

June Muller Vaughn, June 18th, 1920 – February 12th, 2015 June was born on June 18,1920, in Lacon Illinois to Ernest and Olive Butts. She was raised during the depression, and remembers her family growing their own vegetables, eating lots of potatoes, and her mother making mashed bean sandwiches to take to school for lunch. June married Theodore Schultz in ...

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Lloree Knowles Remembered

Written by Barbara Grow It has been said that the pen is mightier than the sword. In the life of Lloree Ellen Knowles, that was truly the case. A woman who lived a life, as long as many, before moving to North Fork in the early 80s to be near her daughter, Robin Ryan and son-in-law Richy Ryan. There, she ...

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Ralph Douglas Reese

Beaver Dam, AZ – Ralph Douglas (Doug) Reese, 76, passed away on January 28, 2015, in St. George, Utah. He was born on August 5, 1938, in Long Beach, Calif., to Ralph and Violette Reese. Doug spent his childhood in Long Beach. As a teenager in the 50s, his rebellious nature prompted his mother to enroll him in military school. ...

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Memorial Service For Marjorie Wilson

NORTH FORK – Randy Wilson would like to invite the community to celebrate the life of his mother Marjorie Wilson, a long time resident of North Fork who passed away on Jan. 1, 2015. The memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 11 a.m. at the First Assembly of God, 105 E. Olive in Porterville.

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Honoring Marin Baiz

Marin George Baiz – Feb. 22, 1942 – Jan. 23, 2015 Marin Baiz passed away shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday, January 23rd at his North Fork home, surrounded by friends and family. He had been undergoing treatment for cancer over the last several months. Marin would have celebrated his 73rd birthday in February. Marin was born in Oakland, Calif., ...

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