Death Notices

Obituaries for Thursday, Nov. 24

BARRAZA MARTINEZ — Mireyda Yasmin Barraza Martinez, 29, of Porterville died Nov. 20. She was a student professor. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 28 at Myers Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. Nov. 28 at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. Nov. 29 at St. Anne’s Church.

HOWARD — Helen Louise Howard, 92, of Springville died Nov. 20. She was a secretary. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at Myers Chapel in Porterville. Celebration of Life: 11 a.m. Nov. 26 at Lighthouse Chapel in Springville. Graveside: 9 a.m. Nov. 28 at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Porterville.

MEDEIROS — Deborah Kay Medeiros, 59, of Fresno died Nov. 17. She was a homemaker. Memorial: 11 a.m. Nov. 25 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.

MESSERLIAN — Vartkes Nahabed Messerlian, 83, of Fresno died Nov. 22. He was a civil engineer for the state of California. Visitation: 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 25 at Yost & Webb Funeral Home. Home Service: 7 p.m. Nov. 25 and the funeral home. Service: 11 a.m. Nov. 26 at Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church. Remembrance: Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School Teachers Fund, 108 N. Villa Ave., Clovis, CA 93612.

NELSON — Violet Nelson, 81, of Kingsburg died Nov. 21. She was a retired nurse instructor. Memorial: 1 p.m. Nov. 26 at Kingsburg Covenant Church. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors Inc.