Death Notices

Obituaries for Wednesday, June 8

ASSADOURIAN — Teresa Sonia Assadourian, 79, of Fresno died June 2. She was a retired elementary school teacher for Fresno Unified School District. Graveside: 9 a.m. June 11 at Masis Ararat Armenian Cemetery. Remembrances: Holy Trinity Armenian Apostolic Church Sunday Day School, 2226 Ventura St., Fresno, CA 93721 or The Pro Hospice, 1665 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 106, Fresno, CA 93711. Arrangements: Yost & Webb Funeral Home.

BANNISTER — Vivien Betsy Bannister, 57, of Fresno died June 1. She was a registered nurse. Service: 10 a.m. June 11 at New Hope Community Church. Remembrance: Central California S.P.C.A., 103 S. Hughes Ave., Fresno, CA 93706. Arrangements: Farewell Funeral Service.

BARBOZA — Marianela Barboza, 73, of Parlier died May 26. She was a homemaker. Mass: 9 a.m. June 10 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Arrangements: Sterling & Smith Funeral Directors Inc.

BROOKS-WELLS — Mizella Brooks-Wells, 93, of Fresno died May 30. She was a teacher for Washington Union School District. Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. June 10 at Jesse E. Cooley Jr. Chapel. Service: 10 a.m. June 11 at Cornerstone Church.

CHAMUL — Roberto Chamul M.D., 53, of Squaw Valley died May 23. He was a medical doctor. Memorial: 1 p.m. June 8 at Northside Christian Church in Clovis. Arrangements: Yost and Webb Funeral Home.

CHAVIRA — Ramiro Garcia Chavira Sr., 69, of Madera died June 2. He was a truck driver and hay hauler. Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. June 9 at Jay Chapel. Rosary: 7 p.m. June 9 at the funeral home. Mass: 9 a.m. June 10 at St. Joachim Catholic Church.

CHRISTIANSEN — Serena Marie Christiansen, 20, of Visalia died May 26. She worked in behavior services. Memorial: 3 p.m. June 11 at Hadley-Marcom Funeral Chapel.

DELGADO — Virginia Delgado, 91, of Dinuba died June 3. She was the owner of Delgado’s Restaurant. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. June 9 at Dopkins Funeral Chapel. Mass: 9 a.m. June 10 at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church.

ELAM — Jerry “Bucky” Elam, 50, of Fowler died May 28. He was a construction worker. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. June 8 at Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel in Selma. No services will be held.

FRENCH — Gregory Alan French, 55, of Clovis died May 30. He was an owner of Arrow Glass Company. Graveside: 10 a.m. June 10 at Mountain View Cemetery in Fresno. Arrangements: Stephens & Bean Chapel in Fresno.

GARCIA — Isaac Garcia IV, 17, of Fresno died May 31. He was a student and the son of Annette Orosco and Isaac Garcia III. Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. June 8 at Stephens & Bean Chapel. No services will be held.

HEDGECOCK — Floyd Raymond Hedgecock, 73, of Santa Maria, formerly of Coalinga, died June 4. He was an oil rig equipment company owner. Graveside: 11 a.m. June 10 at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Coalinga. Arrangements: Bynum’s Pleasant Valley Mortuary in Avenal.

JARAMILLO — Gabriel Baca Jaramillo, 87, of Fresno died May 31. He was a tire and lubeman. Services pending. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.

JOHNSTON — Loretta Johnston, 78, of Duncan, OK, formerly of Clovis, died May 25. She was a homemaker. Graveside: 10:30 a.m. June 9 at Arbor Vitae Cemetery. Arrangements: Jay Chapel in Madera.

KELLERHALS — Alfred Richard Kellerhals, 65, of Porterville died June 4. He was a county supervisor. Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. June 9 at Whitehurst-Peters-Loyd Chapel. Graveside: 9 a.m. June 10 at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

KENSMOE — Orpha I. Kensmoe, 77, of Visalia died May 5. She was a bookkeeper. Graveside: 10 a.m. July 8 at Visalia District Cemetery. Arrangements: Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel.

LACOMB — Edward Lee LaComb, 65, of Fresno died June 1. He was a building supply salesman. Visitation: 2 to 5 p.m. June 8 at Yost & Webb Chapel. Service: 11 a.m. June 9 at the funeral home.

LAY — Chan Lay, 92, of Fresno died June 4. He was a farmer for 45 years. Visitation: 1 to 5 p.m. June 11 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home. Traditional Cambodian Buddhist Service: 1 p.m. June 12 at the funeral home.

MALONEY — Margaret “Margie” Mary Maloney, 93, of Fresno died June 5. She was a retired insurance billing clerk for St. Agnes Medical Center. Graveside: 11 a.m. June 11 at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Remembrances: Alzheimer’s Foundation of Central California, P.O. Box 3438, Pinedale, CA 93650; Optimal Hospice Foundation, 6780 N. West Ave., Suite 101, Fresno, CA 93711; St. Paul Catholic Newman Center, 1572 E. Barstow Ave., Fresno, CA 93710. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

MARTINEZ — Pauline F. Martinez, 86, of Fresno died June 5. She was a retired teacher’s aide for Fresno Unified School District. Visitation: 7 to 9 p.m. June 9 at St. Mary Queen of the Apostles Catholic Church. Rosary: 8 p.m. June 9 at the church. Mass: 1 p.m. June 10 at the church. Remembrances: Alzheimer’s Foundation of Central California, P.O. Box 3438, Pinedale, CA 93650; Somerford Place, 6075 N. Marks Ave., Fresno, CA 93711; Las Guadalupanas of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2140 N. Cedar Ave., Fresno, CA 93703. Arrangements: Wildrose Chapel & Funeral Home.

MATIAS — Nancy Maria Matias, 62, of Madera died June 6. She was a homemaker. Graveside: 1 p.m. June 10 at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements: Jay Chapel.

MAXWELL — Loydene Mary Maxwell, 83, of Fresno died June 5. She was a school cafeteria cook for Fresno Unified School District for 15 years. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. June 9 at Tinkler Funeral Chapel & Crematory. Graveside: 11 a.m. June 10 at Fresno Memorial Gardens. Remembrances: St. Agnes Hospice, 6729 N. Willow Ave., Suite 103, Fresno, CA 93710 or American Cancer Society, 2222 W. Shaw Ave., Suite 201, Fresno, CA 93711.

MCCRAY — Anton McCray, 52, of Fresno died May 26. He was a welder. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. June 9 at Sterling & Smith Funeral Chapel. Celebration of Life: 10 a.m. June 10 at the funeral home.

PENA — Manuella “Nellie” Sanchez Pena, 75, of Fresno died June 1. She was a housekeeper. Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m. June 12 at Salser and Dillard Funeral Chapel. Rosary: 6 p.m. June 12 at the funeral home. Graveside: 10 a.m. June 13 at Visalia District Cemetery.

PHELPS — Gary Bruce Phelps, 56, of Fresno died June 5. He was a senior network operator for Ponderosa Telephone Company. Rosary: 6:30 p.m. June 9 at Farewell Funeral Service Chapel. Mass: 10 a.m. June 10 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

RIOS — Herminia Rios, 76, of Reedley died June 5. She was a floor lady. Visitation: 10 to 11 a.m. June 9 at Calvario Community Church in Dinuba. Service: 11 a.m. June 9 at the church. Arrangements: Farewell Reedley Arrangement Center.

RODRIGUEZ — Sabino Rodriguez Sr., 88, of Fresno died May 23. He was a farm laborer. Memorial: 10 a.m. June 9 at Our Lady of Victory. Arrangements: Neptune Society of Central California.

ROSSI — Jo Ann Rossi, 79, of Selma died May 29. She was a local manager for California Water Service. Memorial: 1 p.m. June 10 at Farewell-Page Funeral Chapel.

SALWASSER — Jason Christian Salwasser, 42, of Madera died June 3. He was an LVN for six years. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. June 13 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Rosary: 7 p.m. June 13 at the funeral home. Graveside: 10 a.m. June 14 at St. Peter’s Cemetery. Remembrance: American Legion Post 11, 1708 Road 26, Madera, CA 93638.

TAKEDA — Jeffrey Tameo Takeda, 67, of Fresno died June 3. He was a clinical lab scientist at St. Agnes for 40 years. Visitation: 2 to 7 p.m. June 9 at Lisle Funeral Home. Service: 4 p.m. June 10 at Fresno Betsuin Family Dharma Center.

TOUCHSTONE — Ollie Overstreet Touchstone Jr., 94, of Fresno died May 31. He was a residential and commercial general contractor. Graveside: 10 a.m. June 10 at Belmont Memorial Park. Memorial: 11:30 a.m. June 10 at Fresno First Baptist Church. Remembrance: Fresno First Baptist Church, 1400 E. Saginaw Way, Fresno, CA 93704. Arrangements: Stephens & Bean Funeral Chapel.

VANG — Peter Chou Vang, 82, of Atwater died May 4. Visitation: 8 a.m. to midnight June 11 and 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. at The Fresno Fairgrounds. Mass: 10 a.m. June 13 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in North Hollywood. Arrangements: Chapel of the Light Funeral Home.

WELLS — Henrietta Garcia Wells, 83, of Fresno died June 3. She was a dried raisin packer for 16 years. Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. June 9 at Whitehurst, Sullivan, Burns & Blair Funeral Home. Rosary and Mass: 10 a.m. June 10 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.

WILLIAMS — Jewell Williams, 82, of Fresno died May 29. She was a community activist. Visitation: 4 to 5 p.m. June 8 at Reade and Sons Funeral Home. Memorial: 5 to 7 p.m. June 8 at the funeral home. Burial: 10 a.m. June 11 at Lodge Grass Cemetery in Lodge Grass, MT.

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