Born in Tyrone, NM to John and Charlotte Miller, Clyde was a truck driver for 30 years. He was a member of Alder Avenue Baptist Church and was deacon for 15 years. He helped his wife run a childcare center out of their home for 20 years. He was "pa-pa" to hundreds of children.
Larry is survived by his father, Gilbert (Debbie) Gutierrez of Delhi, and his mother Judy Brown and family from San Jose. He leaves behind his daughter, Brittany Gutierrez; and his son, Brandon Gutierrez of Delhi; sister, Ann Gutierrez; uncle, Charles (Lydia) Gutierrez and family of San Jose; and his uncle, Joseph Gutierrez and family of Delhi.
Donald Erwin, 66, of Selma, went to eternity at his forever resting place on May 21 after a brave battle with cancer. Don was born on Nov. 15, 1943 to Ray and Neva in Oklahoma City. They moved to Ventura in 1945, where he attended Will Rogers Elementary, Anacapa and De Anza Junior High and graduated from Ventura High School Class of 1961. He then graduated from Ventura College with an AA degree in Journalism, while there he was a photographer for the college newspaper.
Larry is survived by his father, Gilbert (Debbie) Gutierrez of Delhi; mother, Judy Brown and family from San Jose; daughter, Brittany Gutierrez and his son, Brandon Gutierrez, of Delhi; sister, Ann Gutierrez; and uncles, Charles (Lydia) Gutierrez and family of San Jose and Joseph Gutierrez and family of Delhi.
Antonia Cockrum, 63, passed away at Doctors Medical Center. Antonia was born in Mexico to Secundino and Maria Cortez Martinez. She resided in Turlock and the Atwater area for the past 40 years. She shared her greatest joys with those dear to her heart; her family, apart from spending time with her grandchildren. Her favorite past times included, gardening and caring for her pets. She was a devoted catholic, and member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church.
James Mitchell, 72, of Ceres, passed away at his home on Tuesday. Born in Kentucky, James grew up and graduated from high school in Indianapolis, Ind. He married Carol in 1978 in Bakersfield and they returned to live in California in 1990. James was a welder and maintenance worker. He worked for a feed mill and for Con-Agra for 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, but his greatest enjoyment came from spending time at home with his family.
At 96 years young, our beloved and amazing Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma and friend went to be with God, quietly falling asleep with a tired heart. Born Elsie Marie Kipping on July 2, 1913 in Borna, Germany, she was the firstborn child of the late Friedrich Gustav Kipping and Emma Petersen
Patricia Simpson, 79, of Turlock, passed away unexpectedly at Doctors' Medical Center in Modesto. She was born in Ventura to Clareton and Lila Simonson. After growing up in the Pico Rivera area, Patricia graduated from Whittier High School. Through the years Patricia has been a faithful homemaker and loving friend. She was a patient, compassionate person who cared deeply about people and animals. It was joyful just to be with her. She loved to bring joy and laughter to friends when they spent time with her. She was inseparable from her dog Roxie and had other dogs and cats that ...
Richard Nix, Jr., 27, of Turlock passed away on Monday, May 17 in an automobile accident on Hwy. 99 in Delhi. Richard was born in Klamath Falls, Ore. to Richard and Kathy Nix in 1983. In 2001, Richard graduated high school and then settled in Turlock in 2005. He attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Turlock. He enjoyed snowboarding, wake boarding, working on cars and welding. Most of all, he loved his family.