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Juanita Inez (Ruiz) Ellis: 1925-2016

Juanita Inez (Ruiz) Ellis joined her Lord God on December 2, 2016. A lifelong Owens Valley resident, she is reunited with her beloved sisters, Gracie, Vina, and Pauline, and brother, Carl. Juanita was born in Lone Pine on December 8, 1925 to Pauline (Valdez) and C.D. Ruiz. She was born into a large and loving family that included […]

 
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Richard Leroy Williams: 1945-2016

Richard Leroy Williams 1945-2016 Richard was born in Lee Vining, CA on August 22, 1945 and raised by his grandmother Vina Williams. In 1959, Alice and Art Dumas became his foster parents and moved him to Big Pine, CA where they finished raising him. He attended Big Pine High where he played football, basketball, baseball, […]

 
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Phyllis Joan Myers: 1941-2016

Phyllis Joan Myers, a resident of Bishop CA for 14 years, passed away on December 1, 2016 at home after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Phyllis was the youngest of 3 children and was born in Eglantine Arkansas on April 16, 1941 to John Wirte Hunt and Inez Hunt. In 1959 she married Leroy […]

 
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Norma Dorothy McFadden: 1927-2016

Norma Dorothy McFadden 1927-2016 Norma Dorothy McFadden, age 89, resident of Big Pine, CA for 5 years, born in Pittsburgh, PA on April 3, 1927 passed away on November 25, 2016 at the Bishop Care Center. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa, passed on 11/25/2016 at the age of 89 years young with her loving family at […]

 
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Tommie lone Longest: 1916-2016

Tommie lone Longest 1916-2016 Tommie lone Longest, age 100, passed away peacefully, at the Bishop Care Center on November 22, 2016. She was born in Kildare, Texas on January 16, 1916 to Thomas and Sarah Porter. As a young child, her family relocated to Los Angeles where she grew up. In 1935, she married the […]

 
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A toast to ‘Gebby’ McMurry: 1919-2016

GERALDINE “GEBBY” VALENTINE AUBREY-MCMURRY 1919-2016 We, the loving family of “Gebby”, would like to “Toast” to the the full and adventurous life of one tough fun-loving lady! Gebby was nearly a life-long “Bishop-ite” of 97 years. She was born in Goldfield, NV. to a pioneer family who left Goldfield in 1926 after the 1923 devastating […]

 
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Patricia Rae Vance: 1944-2016

Lifelong Big Pine resident, Patricia Rae Vance, age 72, born in Bishop, California on June 4, 1944 to parents Norma and Willard Spratt, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2016 at home with her family by her side. Patricia, known to many as “Patsy” or “Patty”, attended Big Pine Schools from Kindergarten through High School […]

 
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Terry Michael Erickson Sr.: 1952-2016

Born 10-21-1952 to Robert and Eileen Erickson, his most adored and loved parents. Taken by God on 10-08-2016. As a child, he grew up playing in the front yard with his 8 brothers and sisters, Sandy, Susan, David, Nancy, Roy, Bobbie, Anita and Steven. He loved them all. As a young man he found hunting, […]

 
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Jim Thomson: 1944-2016

James Richard Thomson January 6, 1944 – October 1, 2016 James Richard Thomson, also known as Jim, Dad, and Grandpa Jim, was born January 6th, 1944 in San Diego, California. He passed away October 1, 2016 in the Palo Alto VA Hospital following a long and courageous medical battle. His family has peace in knowing […]

 
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Raymond ‘Fish’ Milovich: 1923-2016

Raymond Mijo “Fish” Milovich 1923 – 2016 A life this large is hard to put into words. Ray lived a life full of love, laughter and storytelling. His vivid memory of history was astounding and with each telling of each story, the details grew broader, the language more colorful, and the laughs were bigger. He […]

 
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Nic Timerman: 1987-2016

Nicolas ‘Nic’ Adam Timerman died peacefully at home with family on September 18th 2016 in Bastrop, Texas at the age of 28 after a long illness. Nic is survived by his parents, Mark and Julie Timerman of Bastrop; Brother Kenneth, Sister Toni and Nephew Lucas Timerman of Bastrop. Grandmother Helen Timerman of Carlsbad, CA., Grandparents […]

 
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Lewis Roberts: 1968-2016

Lewis Lloyd Roberts was born in Inglewood, CA on November 9, 1968. He was brought into this world by his mother, Rosalie Roberts and father, Lewis Roberts Sr. He left us September 22, 2016. Lewis grew up in Orange County, CA where he graduated high school, went to the police academy and began his work […]

 
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