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February 25th

Lynelle Jo Romero

February 25, 2014

Lynelle Jo Romero
1950-2014

Born April 26, 1950 in Coalinga, Lynelle Jo Romero, 63, passed away Feb. 14, 2014 at Riverside Community Hospital.
Lynelle was preceded in death by her father, Virgil Oyster.
Lynelle was a teacher who had taught in numerous places in her 38 years of teaching at Utah, Big Pine, Owens Valley High School and Lone Pine High School. She loved spending time with her sons and grandchildren. She loved to read books and travel with her mother and sons. She had a heart of gold and will be truly missed by all.

Ruth Marie Barney

February 25, 2014

Ruth Marie Barney
1923-2014

February 20th

Earlene Wright

February 20, 2014

Earlene Wright
1933-2014

Earlene Wright passed away peacefully at home on Feb. 11, 2014. She was 80 years old.
She leaves behind her husband of 64 years, William; brother, Bud (Maurine) of Bakersfield; son, Randy (SharonLea) of Bishop; daughters, Pam (David Kim) of Sparks, Nev. and Tam (Mike, deceased) of Oroville; five grandchildren, Chris, Bryan, Melissa, Mandy and Kelsey; and four great-grandchildren, Jack, Henry, Cameron and Kylie.

Leslie Barbara Crellin

February 20, 2014

Leslie Barbara Crellin
1946-2014

Lone Pine resident Leslie B. Crellin, 67, born in San Mateo on Oct. 20, 1946 passed away Feb. 10, 2014.
Leslie is survived by her brother, Kevin Ernst; sister, Meredith Crellin Langley; uncle, Tom Crellin; and her cat, Beckham.
At her request, no memorial services will be held.
Any donations should be sent to her favorite charity, ICARE – New Animal Shelter Fund, Box 76, Bishop, CA. 93515, in her memory.

Bonnie Lucille Wallis

February 20, 2014

Bonnie Lucille Wallis
1929-2014

Bonnie Lucille Wallis, age 84 died peacefully on Feb. 13, at her home in Bishop. Bonnie was born Oct. 19, 1929 in Ringling, Okla. She was preceded in death by her significant other of 35 years, Gene Black, of Bishop.
Bonnie retired from Contel Telephone Company (now known as Verizon) in 1986, at which time she relocated from Victorville to Bishop. She also lived many years in Barstow where she raised her three children.

Francis ‘Frank’ J. Byrne

February 20, 2014

Francis ‘Frank’ J. Byrne
1930-2014

Francis passed away Jan. 16, 2014 in Arizona. He grew up in Bishop during the ’30s and early ’40s with his four brothers and sister. They lived on North Home Street for many years with their parents, John and Agnes.
Frank and his brother Tom were great athletes, particularly in football and were on many championship teams in California.

February 13th

Ronald Walton

February 13, 2014

Ronald Walton
1960-2014

The smile of Ronald Walton (more affectionately known as Ronnie, Ron-boy and Smiley) beamed from Feb. 11, 1960 until Feb. 3, 2014, and will continue to shine in the memories of the many who loved him. He was a good and generous friend to all and an inspiration to many.

Michele Urquhart (Pinizzotto)

February 13, 2014

Michele Urquhart (Pinizzotto)
1947-2014

We are sad to announce the passing of our sister, aunt and friend, Michele Urquhart (Pinizzotto), on the morning of Feb. 4, 2014 at Renown Medical Center in Reno. Michele left us unexpectedly after a brief illness.

Brenda (Larson) Mack

February 13, 2014

Brenda (Larson) Mack
1960-2014

Brenda (Larson) Mack, 53, beloved educator and wife of Louis J. Mack, died peacefully at home in her sleep on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, after a long battle with cancer.
Born in Weaverville in 1960, she grew up in Northern California. She graduated from Yreka High School in 1978. While attending College of the Siskiyous, she met Louis Mack, and together they attended Humboldt University, graduating in 1982. The same year, Brenda and Louis were married in Yreka.

Russell H. Forsyth

February 13, 2014

Russell H. Forsyth
1912-2014

Russell H. Forsyth, age 101, a resident of Big Pine for 35 years, born in Los Angeles on June 29, 1912, passed away Feb. 7, 2014 in Bishop.
Russell worked for the same company for 47 years, retired and moved to Big Pine with his wife Norma. They traveled 125,000 miles through 49 of the 50 states stopping to play his favorite sports: golfing and fishing. He loved life, his family and fishing Big Pine Creek.

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