Parviz Panahi, 80, passed away on Sept. 14 at home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, with burial following at Turlock Memorial Park.
Myra Reynolds Stockard, 82, of Merced, passed away on Monday, Oct. 5 at home with her family at her side. During her long illness Myra and the family appreciated the caring assistants provided by the California Home Health Care and Hospice. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 6 at the Merced United Methodist Church. Rev. Jay Pierce will officiate. Rev. Raymon Womack officiated at the graveside service at Old Hall Cemetery in Lewisville, Texas on Oct. 14.
Edith Olson, 104, longtime Patterson resident, passed away on Oct. 23 at Brandel Manor in Turlock following a long illness. A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the Patterson Covenant Church with an internment to follow at the Patterson Cemetery.
Carlene Anna Voight was born in Turlock, CA to Karl and Bertha Whipkey and lived almost her entire life in Stanislaus County. Raised with her two brothers Ronald and Richard, the only time Carlene lived outside the county was for 14 months when her family lived in Alaska.
Carol Hawkins passed away peacefully at home, on April 21st, 2015 at the age of 98. She was the youngest of four girls born to G.W. and Emily Scholl in Seattle, Washington, and grew up near Lake Washington. She loved the clam-digging summers at her family's summer home on Bainbridge Island.
Lilly (Liz) Cole was born in Madera, CA on March 12, 1940. She passed away in Merced on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the age of 75. Lilly worked for over 30 years as a waitress. One of her favorite past times were her shopping trips to Wal*Mart. The most important thing in her life was her children and grandchildren. Lilly loved baking and decorating cakes. During the holidays her family members would all stop by to pick up their goodie plates of cookies and candies.