Death Notices

Obituaries for Sunday, Nov. 5

BERMUDED — Jesse Michael Bermuded, 64, of Fresno died Nov. 2. He was a truck driver. Visitation: 1 to 4 p.m. Nov. 7 at Reade & Sons Chapel. Service: 2 p.m. Nov. 7 at the funeral home.

COPELAND — David Brent Copeland, 64, of Pinedale died Oct. 15. He was a retired truck driver for Interstate Trucking Inc. Graveside: 11 a.m. Nov. 9 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

COX — Barbara Lynn Cox, 79, of Fresno died Oct. 27. She was a homemaker. Private service. Remembrance: Hinds Hospice, 2490 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.

DEVRIES — Mary Lou DeVries, 90, of Fresno died Oct. 5. She was a retired insurance claims adjuster. Memorial: 11 a.m. Nov. 10 at Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church. Remembrance: Adventist Disaster Relief Agency, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Spring, MD 20904. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

DEREIS — Peter Stanley Dereis, 69, of Fresno died Oct. 28. He was a baker for Mother’s Cookies. Graveside: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 9 at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

DERKSEN — Mary Derksen, 98, of Reedley died Oct. 26. She was an LVN. Celebration of Life: 10 a.m. Nov. 7 at Palm Village Retirement Community. Remembrances: Immanuel High School, 1128 S. Reed Ave., Reedley, CA 93654 or Palm Village Retirement Community, 703 W. Herbert Ave., Reedley, CA 93654. Arrangements: Creighton Memorial Chapel.

DOMINGUEZ — Trinidad E. Dominguez, 78, of Lemoore died Nov. 2. He was a retired farm laborer foreman. Memorial: 11 a.m. Nov. 10 at Phipps-Dale Funeral Chapel. Remembrance: American Cancer Society, 2222 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 201, Fresno, CA 93711.

FARLEY — Sharon Tilly Farley, 74, of Fowler died Oct. 31. She was a teacher. Memorial: 11 a.m. Nov. 11 at St. Peter Lutheran Church. Luncheon: noon Nov. 11 at the church. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.

FIELDS — Stephen Arthur Fields, 69, of Fresno died Nov. 2. He was a former owner of Tent City. Memorial: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13 at Fort Washington Country Club. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.

FISHER — Oden Hoyt Fisher, 94, of Fresno died Oct. 27. He was an oil fields painter. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 9 at Lisle Funeral Home. Graveside: 11 a.m. Nov. 10 at Fresno Memorial Gardens.

FRASER — Veda Mae Fraser, 89, of Dinuba died Oct. 26. She was a teacher and counselor. Graveside: 11 a.m. Nov. 10 at Smith Mountain Cemetery. Memorial: 11:45 a.m. Nov. 10 at Dinuba Christian Church. Luncheon: noon Nov. 10 at the church. Arrangements: Dopkins Funeral Chapel.

FUKUSHIMA — Russell Alan Fukushima, 40, of Fresno died Oct. 14. He was a slot machine technician. Memorial: 2 p.m. Nov. 12 at Fresno Betsuin Family Dharma Center. Arrangements: Lisle Funeral Home.

GREEN — Johnny Green, 77, of Fresno died Oct. 19. He was a residential gardener. Visitation: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Service: 1 p.m. Nov. 17 at the funeral home.

GROWDON — David Declan Growdon, 64, of Fresno died Oct. 30. He was an owner and operator for U.S. Septic Systems. Funeral Mass: 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at St. Anthony of Padua. Remembrances: Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 340 W. Fallbrook Ave., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711; St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; Central Valley Honor Flight c/o Central Valley Community Foundation, 5260 N. Palm Ave., Suite 122, Fresno, CA 93704. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

JACKSON — Opal Loretta Jackson, 79, of Dinuba died Oct. 31. She was a packinghouse grader. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Home. No services will be held.

JAURIQUI — Arnulfo S. Jauriqui, 69, of Fresno died Oct. 29. He was a forklift operator. Visitation: noon to 5 p.m. Nov. 9 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at the funeral home.

JENKINS — Rachel Mesta Jenkins, 88, of Fresno died Oct. 26. She was an LVN for 30 years. Visitation: 5 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at Nazareth House. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6 at Nazareth House. Mass: 1 p.m. Nov. 7 at Nazareth House. Arrangements: Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home.

JONES — Alex Daniel Jones, 83, of Madera died Oct. 15. He was an insurance district manager for 24 years. Memorial: 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at Mountain View Community Church in Fresno. Arrangements: Boice Funeral Home.

LINDER — Morris Eddie Linder III, 68, of Riverdale died Oct. 27. He was a truck driver for 50 years. Visitation: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at Lisle Funeral Home. Graveside: 11 a.m. Nov. 17 at Fresno Memorial Gardens.

MATSUOKA — Frank Haruo Matsuoka, 93, of Selma died Nov. 1. He was an undercover agent for the U.S. government. Memorial: noon Nov. 17 at Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel.

MCCOY — Thomas Gerald McCoy, 92, of Clovis died Oct. 30. He was a sheet metal worker. Services to be held at a later date. Arrangements: Clovis Funeral Chapel.

MECHIKOFF — Richard Alan Mechikoff, 74, of Fresno died Oct. 21. He was a truck driver. Memorial: 1 p.m. Nov. 25 at Marie’s Vineyard, 3163 N. Dower Ave. Arrangements: Cremation Society of Central California.

NELSON — Carolyn Phyllis Nelson, 91, of Selma died Oct. 25. She was a homemaker. Graveside: 1 p.m. Nov. 8 at Floral Memorial Park. Memorial: 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at Pella Lutheran Church. Arrangements: Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel.

OHANIAN — Lucy Ohanian, 88, of Clovis died Nov. 1. She was an executive secretary for 25 years for the city of Fresno. Graveside: 11 a.m. Nov. 7 at Ararat Armenian Cemetery. Remembrances: Armenian Relief Society Mother Mayr Chapter, P.O. Box 1685, Fresno, CA 93717; Hinds Hospice Home Foundation Inc., 1416 W. Twain Ave., Fresno, CA 93711; Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church, 2226 Ventura St., Fresno, CA 93721. Arrangements: Yost & Webb Funeral Home.

RODRIGUEZ — Marcelino Ramiro Rodriguez Jr., 55, of Fresno died Oct. 28. He was a construction worker. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at Cherished Memories Memorial Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. Nov. 7 at the funeral home. Service: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 8 at St. John’s Cathedral.

ROGERS BABCOCK — Ann B. Rogers Babcock, 87, of Fresno died Oct. 28. She was a housekeeper. Visitation: 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 8 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. Nov. 9 at the funeral home.

VARGAS — Epifanio Garcia Vargas, 90, of Fresno died Oct. 24. He was a maintenance mechanic at Sunnyside Golf Course. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at Lisle Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at the funeral home. Mass: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 7 at St. John’s Cathedral.

YAMA — Eloise Alexandra Yama, 24, of Fresno died Oct. 28. She was an office manager. Visitation: 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 6 at Farewell Funeral Service Chapel. Memorial: 10 a.m. Nov. 7 at New Covenant Community Church.

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