Regina Hardin Roberts, a resident of Spring, Texas, passed away early on March 21, 2015. She was 41 years old.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Little Church of the Desert, Adobe Road and El Paseo Drive, Pastor Al Perez officiating, for Henry Clay Harris, 52, of Twentynine Palms, who passed away on March 2, 2015.
Daniel Crothers Johnston Sr., 73, a 48-year resident of Twentynine Palms and California succumbed to cancer at his home on March 12, 2105.
Mrs. Bessie Maw Castleberry, a native of Brooklyn, New York, was born on Nov. 11, 1924, and passed away on March 13, 2015. She moved to Twentynine Palms in June 1986.
Grace A. Shaner, passed away march 3, 2015, in the Golden Living Center in Shafter. She was 91
Roy Lloyd Davenport, 70-year resident of California and a 25-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died from kidney failure at 13565 Dean Avenue, in Victorville, on Feb. 23, 2015. He was 70 years old.
Memorial services for Richard “Dick” Moran will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, March 23, at the Twentynine Palms United Methodist Church, 6250 Mesquite Springs Road.
Kevin Hamilton Cozad, a 57-year resident of California and a 50-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs on March 7, 2015. He was 57 years old.
Lewis “Bill” Roller, 91, passed away from brain hemorrhage following a Feb. 18 auto accident.on Adobe Road.
Desert Heights and Twentynine Palms resident Gail Dolnick pased away on Feb. 27, 2015.
Mrs. June E. Burnett, age 97 years, of Jefferson City, Missouri., died Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at the Golden Living Center.
Margaret ‘Maggie’ Renfro died on Jan. 1, 2015. She is survived by her son, John R. Bartram of New York City, Her stepson Michael D. Renfro and wife, Peggy, of Montrose, Colorado, her stepdaughter Nancy C, Zerger and husband, Tarry, of Cheney, Kansas, her step-grandchildren, Logan D. Sisler, Daniel B. Sisler, Stacie S, (Sisler) Cundith, Sarah E. Zerger and Kristina E. Zerger and eight step-great-grandchildren. Locally Maggie is also survived by her sister-in-law Marli Renfro Peterson and her two children Edward J. Hilliard and Erin P. Hilliard and great-nephew Camerin Boone Rimmington.
George Edward "Bud” Greene, a 38-year resident of California and Twentynine Palms, passed away on Feb. 2, 2015. He was 76.
Roy Magana Vasquez Jr., a native of California and a resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away Jan. 27, 2015, at Loma Linda Medical Center, surrounded by loving family and close friends.
Stephania Rovena Huber, a 72-year resident of California and a 40-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died Jan. 4, 2015 at her home in Twentynine Palms. She was 72 years old.
Barry James Burkhart, age 41 of Lake, Michigan, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.
Edith Wotherspoon passed into Glory Jan. 12, 2015, at Hi-Desert Medical Center after a brief illness. She is survived by her brother, John Wotherspoon and his wife, Helen; their five children, James Wotherspoon and wife Betsie of Fairfield, Iowa, Janine Wotherspoon Cunix and husband, Leonard of Oak Park, Illinois, Richard Wotherspoon and wife, Sotera, of Running Springs, Nancy Wotherspoon Reed and husband, Richard,of Nunda, New York, and John Mark Wotherspoon of Twentynine Palms.
Helen Irene (Miller) Pankratz, 96, a 53-year resident of California and a 52-year resident of Twentyine Palms, passed away on Jan. 10, 2015 at her home in Twentynine Palms.
Dennis Lee Goodaker, 56, of Twentynine Palms, passed away on Jan. 16, 2015, in Twentynine Palms.
Miguel Juarez, a 52-year resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away Jan. 8, 2015, at Hi-Desert Medical Center. He was 997. He was born to Mr. and Mrs. Miguel Juarez (Martinez) on Aug. 25, 1920, in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Helen Irene (Miller) Pankratz, a 53-year resident of California and a 52-year resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away at home on Jan. 10, 2015. She was 96.
Jacqueline Gayle Hanley, 54, a seven-year resident of California and Twentynine Palms, passed away, from breast cancer, on Jan. 5, 2015, in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Clara E. Nagel, a 74-year resident of California and an 18-year resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away on Jan. 4, 2015 at Hi-Desert Medical Center. She was 91.
If you can read this, thank a teacher. Daniel Melvin Hafer was so much more to so many. Dan was a highly educated man, loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, colleague and friend.
Patricia Marie Long, 64, a 15-year resident of Twentynine Palms and California, passed away on Dec. 13, 2014 at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage.
Virginia Maura O’Leary McCall Harris, an 80-year resident of California and a 42-year resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 8, 2014. She was 93.
Corina Swift, former longtime resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away Nov. 27, 2014 at her home in Oklahoma, at the age of 53. She battled an aggressive form of colon cancer. She is survived by her father and step-mother, her four beloved children, five grandchildren, and four siblings. She was an inspiration to her family and will be greatly missed. Fly to Jesus and live.
Barbara R. Brink was a 50-year resident of Twentynine Palms. She drove a school bus for 22 years, was a proud member of the Red Hat Society, a member of the Republican Women’s Society and a 37 year member of Oasis Community Church where she served as deaconess, council member, elder and worked with the youth.
Dolores Helen Whited (Perkins), 74, an eight-year resident of Victorville, passed away on Nov. 25, 2014, there, of natural causes.
Helen Smith, 100 years old, passed away quietly at Desert Rose Sunday morning, Nov. 30. She was survived by her immediate family of friends, Asia, Kathy and staff at Desert Rose. Vida Hamilton, Gloria, Almut, Charlotte, Mary, Lee, Bob and Diane shared weekly outings to the Carousel where her family grew again to include Sheryl, Star, Jackie and Steve.
Rev. John David Goodwin, 76, a 62-year resident of California and a 21-year resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away at home on Dec. 26, 2014.
Richard E. Wootton, a 35-year resident of California and a 33-year resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away on Oct. 28, 2014, in Mentone. He was 83.
John David Hart, a 38-year resident of California and a 32-year resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away at his home on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014. He was 73.
Celebration of Delores Hepworth-Philpott’s life will be held on Saturday, Nov.22, at Wiefels and Son Mortuary in her hometown of Twentynine Palms.
Richard Allen Casey passed away Oct. 20, 2014 at the age of 53. He battled an aggressive form of melanoma for one year. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Dana Casey; children Andrew Casey and Samantha Casey-Lane and her husband Mark Lane all of Las Vegas, Nev.; his parents Andy and Mary Casey of Twentynine Palms, his brother Christopher Casey and his family of Kate, Jordan, Miranda, Grace, Ellen and Oliver all of Brunswick, Maine, in-laws David and Pat Smith of Twentynine Palms, brother and sister-in-law Mike and Patty Smith and their children Kelsey and Billy all of Twentynine Palms, as well as numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Clyde Leo Bultman was born in Indiana on Feb. 13, 1927. He passed away from acute congestive heart failure on Nov. 1, 2014, at the age of 87.
Leonard D. Tygart, a 47-year resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away at his home with his family at his side on Friday, Oct. 31, 2014. Son of Henry Harmon Tygart and Mary Lou Blankenship Tygart, Leonard was born Dec. 20, 1934, in Vulcan, WV.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Wiefels and Son in Yucca Valley, for Jessie James Howard Jr., three months, on Twentynine Palms, who died Oct. 27, 2014.
Donald R. White passed away at home in Long Beach, on Oct. 1, 2014, surrounded by his loving family after a prolonged illness. He was born Jan. 23, 1927 in Indiana, Penn., in a family of four. While serving in the Army during World War II he was stationed in Japan.
Anthony Paul Croonenberghs, a resident of Twentynine Palms for 45 years, passed away peacefully at home on Oct 14, 2014, after a brief battle with cancer.
Services will be held at noon, Saturday, Oct. 18, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, National Park Drive and Utah Trail, for Margaret Kenney, 102, who passed away at home on Friday, Oct. 3.
Maria’s journey started on March 1, 1946, in Mexico. She entered Heaven’s Gates on Sept. 18, 2014. She was 68 years old.
TWENTYNINE PALMS — A service has been scheduled for retired Lt. Cmdr. Gary Newton of Twentynine Palms.
Joyce Ann Greenough, 70, who was born in Conneaut, Ohio, died peacefully in her sleep, next to her husband of 48 years, Kenneth George Greenough, at 10 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014.
Arlie L. Prater Jr., a 37-year resident of Twentynine Palms, died after a decade long battle with dementia on Aug. 16, 2014. He was 88.
Retired Lieutenant Commander Gary Newton, 75 a 34-year resident of Twentynine Palms, passed away on Aug. 28, 2014.
A memorial potluck will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at the Copper Mountain Mesa Community Center, for Christopher M. Jonas, 72, who passed away on July 24, 2014.
Services were held Friday, Aug. 8, at Westcott Funeral Home in Cottonwood, Ariz., for Cottonwood resident John R. Toler, II, 67, who passed away on July 31, 2014.
Donna Lee Green McWilliams passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014.
A viewing at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, will be followed by services at 9 the same day, at Sky View Chapel in Joshua Tree, for Paula Greene, 73, a 37-year resident of Twentynine Palms who passed away on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. She was born on Nov. 9, 1940 in Eastland, Texas.