Bernice Alvernaz was born Sept. 6, 1923 in Lakeview, Oregon to George W. Dumm and Gertie C. Mikel Dumm. Her family left Oregon when she was 6 months old. First they moved to Hemet, CA and later to Hanford, CA. A few years later they moved to Modesto, Ceres area before finally landing in Turlock.
"Oneta" B. Hager, 90 passed away from a lingering illness on the morning of December 30, 2011 in Turlock, CA. She was born to John and Maudie Barton in Rush Springs, OK March 21, 1921. Oneta, her husband, and her small child "hitch-hiked" from Marlow, OK to Woodville, CA. in 1940. She has resided in Turlock since 1955.