Clovis News

Funeral for Gus Zernial today in Clovis

Funeral services for former major league baseball player Gus Zernial begin this morning at 11 o'clock at Clovis Hills Community Church. Zernial, a slugger who earned the nickname "Ozark Ike," settled in Clovis after his 11-year career ended. He became a sports broadcaster and one of the Fresno Grizzlies' biggest advocates. He died Thursday at age 87 after a long illness.

Remembrances may be sent to Hinds Hospice, 1416 Twain Ave., Fresno, CA 93711.