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January 14th

Bruce William Simcox

January 14, 2014

Bruce William Simcox
1956-2013

Born Feb. 19, 1952 in Des Monies, Iowa, Bruce passed away Dec. 28, 2013 in West Virginia after a short battle with organ failure.
Bruce moved with his family from Iowa to Bishop when he was 2. In the 1970s he and his mother moved to Long Beach, where he attended high school. After graduation, Bruce enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Through his adult life, he held various jobs, moving to West Virginia in May 2013.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Peggy and Bill; brother, Ross; sister, Terry; and nephews, Jim and Jason Mann.

Norvil Oie Aigner

January 14, 2014

Norvil Oie Aigner
1915-2013

Norvil Oie Aigner passed into heaven on Dec. 28, 2013. He was 98 years old. Norvil “Pete” was born at home on March 12, 1915 to Norvil Mills Aigner and Victoria Castro in Lone Pine.

January 9th

James Paul Misenhimer

January 9, 2014

James Paul Misenhimer
1984-2013

Specialist James Paul Misenhimer entered eternal life on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 in Bamberg, Germany.
James was one of three boys born to parents Terry and Julie Misenhimer. He has an older brother, Matthew, and a twin brother, Brian. James was born in San Diego and raised mainly in La Quinta, but also had lived in Bishop and Carlsbad for a time.

Eugene David Shaffer

January 9, 2014

Eugene David Shaffer
1923-2013

Eugene David Shaffer, 90, of Apple Valley, passed away Friday, Dec. 27 2013.
He was born Feb. 22, 1923, in Cleveland, Ohio. Eugene, fondly known as Dave, graduated from Bishop High School in 1940. He went to work for Cal Interstate Telephone Company in Bishop after graduating high school. He enlisted in the Navy in 1942 and fought in World War II as a Navy pilot. He married Thelma Norberg in 1946, and they lived together in Bishop before relocating to Big Bear Lake in 1962.

Evelyn Mary Deming

January 9, 2014

Evelyn Mary Deming
1925-2013

Mrs. Evelyn Mary Deming, 88, passed away Dec. 24, 2013. She was born in New York on July 30, 1925.
She leaves a beloved son and daughter, Bev and Craig; and her grandson, Aaron. She is also survived by her son-in-law, Steve; and her daughter-in-law, Vonnie; and family.
She is so cherished and missed by us all. We will have a private service.

January 6th

Neddeen Philis Naylor

January 6, 2014

Neddeen Philis Naylor
1928-2013

Neddeen Philis Naylor passed away at her home on Dec. 25, 2013. She was 85 years old.
A crydance will be held at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3 at the Lone Pine Indian Reservation ball field, and a celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at the Lone Pine Indian Reservation gymnasium. A potluck luncheon will follow.
Neddeen is survived by her children, Sue Ann, Mary, Nancy, Eloise, Alice (Rick), Valorie, Kelly; daughter-in-law, Eleanor; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and other relatives.

Carl Donald King

January 6, 2014

Carl Donald King
1934-2013

Carl King, age 79, passed away Dec. 18, 2013 at Southern Inyo Hospital in Lone Pine.
He was born in Muskegon, Mich. and has resided the last 17 years in Independence.
Carl served in the U.S. Marine Corps for six years. He was a member of the American Legion, Masons, Eastern Star and Lions Club.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Noretta, and his brothers, Jerry, Paul and John.

Bonny Hollis

January 6, 2014

Bonny Hollis
1925-2013

Longtime Bishop resident Bonny Hollis, age 88, died peacefully in her bed, with her daughter and granddaughter by her side, in the Bishop Care Center on Dec. 26, 2013 after a long battle with dementia and macular degeneration.

Eva Estelle Alva

January 6, 2014

Eva Estelle Alva
1926-2013

Eva E. (Jarvis) Alva, age 87, was a lifetime resident here in Bishop. Eva was born to George A. Jarvis and Clara A. Jarvis who moved to Bishop in 1919 and began the original Jarvis Construction. Eva was their last living child born to them at home on Grove Street. on Jan. 18, 1926. She passed away on Dec. 20, 2013 at the Northern Inyo Hospital.

January 3rd

Neddeen Philis Naylor

January 3, 2014

Neddeen Philis Naylor
1928-2013

Neddeen Philis Naylor passed away at her home on Dec. 25, 2013. She was 85 years old.
A cry dance will be held at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3 at the Lone Pine Indian Reservation ball field, and a celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at the Lone Pine Indian Reservation gymnasium. A potluck luncheon will follow.
Neddeen is survived by her children, Sue Ann, Mary, Nancy, Eloise, Alice (Rick), Valorie, Kelly; daughter-in-law, Eleanor; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and other relatives.

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