Death Notices

Obituaries for Sunday, Nov. 20

BASUA — Gilbert Escajeda Basua, 87, of Fresno died Nov. 10. He was a truck driver for 20 years. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 21 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. Graveside: 2:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella. Arrangements: Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home.

BELTRAN — Robert C. Beltran, 70, of Fresno died Nov. 14. He was a machinist. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 21 at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. Rosary: 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at the church. Mass: 10 a.m. Nov. 22 at the church. Arrangements: Reade and Sons Funeral Home.

BROWNLEE-JONES — Sheila Renea Brownlee-Jones, 49, of Fresno died Nov. 8. She was a homemaker. Visitation: 2 to 5 p.m. Nov. 21 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Celebration of Life: 11 a.m. Nov. 22 at the funeral home.

CREIGHTON — Hazel Ladusau Creighton, 82, of Fresno died Oct. 3. She was a human resource manager. Memorial: Noon Nov. 22 at Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno. Remembrances: Poverello House, 412 F St., Fresno, CA 93706 or Unitarian Universalist Building Fund, 2672 E. Alluvial Ave., Fresno, CA 93720. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

FREITAS — Norma Mae Freitas, 86, of Selma died Nov. 15. She was a homemaker. No services will be held. Arrangements: Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel.

GIBSON — Craig Max Gibson, 61, of Fresno died Nov. 14. He was a pilot for the U.S. Air Force and United Parcel Service. Private service. Remembrances: California State University, Fresno-Craig School of Business, 5245 N. Backer Ave. M/S PB07, Fresno, CA 93740; Lundquist College of Business Development and External Relations, 1208 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403; American Cancer Society, 2222 W. Shaw Ave, Suite 201, Fresno, CA 93711. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.

GOMEZ SAUCEDO — Javier Gomez Saucedo, 57, of Fresno died Nov. 1. He was a musician. Visitation: 3 p.m. to midnight Nov. 21 at residence: 2428 S. Holly Ave. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Reade and Sons Funeral Home.

HOWARD — Donald Hillyer Howard, 88, of Lemon Cove died Nov. 6. He was a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy. Memorial: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 27 at Lemon Cove Community Church. Arrangements: Smith Family Chapel.

MAXWELL — Dale Evon Maxwell Jr., 45, of Fresno died Nov. 15. He was an in-home care provider. Visitation: 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 23 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Nov. 25 at the funeral home.

NASH — Mardell Nash, 64, of Madera died Nov. 13. She was a cashier for Save Mart. Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. Nov. 21 at Jay Chapel. Graveside: 2 p.m. Nov. 22 at Arbor Vitae Cemetery.

O’NEAL — Barbara Jean O’Neal, 68, of Fresno died Oct. 3. She was a house cleaner. Memorial: 12:30 p.m. Nov. 26 at Sanger District Cemetery. Arrangements: Affordable Direct Cremations.

PADILLA — Frances Mary Padilla, 77, of Sanger died Nov. 13. She was a homemaker. Memorial: 1 p.m. Nov. 22 at Yost & Webb Chapel.

PIMENTEL — Lois Frances Pimentel, 83, of Fowler died Oct. 23. She was a homemaker. No services will be held. Arrangements: Wallin’s Fowler Funeral Home.

ROUIT — Daniel Joseph Rouit, 59, of Clovis died Nov. 16. He was a shipping and receiving agent for 35 years. Open House: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 4 at Dan Rouit Flat Track Museum. Arrangements: Farewell-Clovis Arrangement Center & Crematory.

SCHRACK — Donald Arad Schrack, 73, of Fresno died Nov. 15. He was a retired news radio journalist. No services will be held. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

SHANNAKIAN — Bedros Antranig Shannakian, 74, of Fresno died Nov. 17. He was a sewing machine repair man. Memorial: 7 p.m. Nov. 22 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.

UPSHAW — Billie Marie Upshaw, 81, of Fresno died Nov. 15. She was a nurse’s assistant. Visitation: 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 22 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Nov. 23 at the funeral home.

WALKER — Harold James Walker, 34, of Fresno died Nov. 3. He was a laborer for Zacky Farms. Service: 1 p.m. Nov. 23 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel.

WALLACE — L. Ruth Wallace, 89, of Fresno died Nov. 15. She was a Fresno Unified School District registrar for 21 years. Visitation: 9 to 10 a.m. Nov. 28 at Woodward Park Church of Christ. Celebration of Life: 10 a.m. Nov. 28 at the church. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

WOOD — David Jeffery Wood, 49, of Fresno died Nov. 13. He was a school bus driver for Clovis Unified School District. Celebration of Life: 10 a.m. Nov. 22 at New Covenant Community Church. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.

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