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Theodore (Teddy) Ness
March 4, 1985 ~ September 15, 2006
21 years, 6 months, 11 days
Visitation Wednesday Sep. 20, 2006 12:00pm-7:00pm
Celebration Of Life Friday Sep. 22, 2006 3:00pm
Celebration Of Life Location: Crossroads
Funeral Home: Allen Mortuary
Cemetery: Lakewood
Theodore (Teddy) Robert Ness
Theodore (Teddy) Robert Ness was born on March 4, 1985 in Burlingame, California and moved to Turlock in 1986. He died September 15, 2006 at age 21 in Ceres, California in a tragic car accident.
Teddy was currently a Senior at California State University, Stanislaus majoring in Business Administration, Finance. He was working part-time as a salesman in Sear�s appliance department. Teddy was interested in politics; he was an Intern for an assemblyman, he was a volunteer in a mayoral race, and served as a Senator of the Business Department at Cal State.
Teddy was homeschooled from kindergarten through high school. He attended and thoroughly enjoyed Community Bible Study for 5 years. Teddy was on the Modesto Debate Team for 3 years. He graduated from high school on June 7, 2003 from Providence Christian Academy. He received the Community Service Award by completing 400 hours of community service during high school.
Teddy was a member of Crossroads Church in Turlock. He loved the Awana program and from age 3 through 14 earned the Excellence Award, Timothy Award and Meritorious Award. Teddy enjoyed hunting, camping, trapping, snow skiing, tennis, hiking, weight training and guns. He was a former member of Ducks Unlimited and the NRA. He made the hike to the top of Half Dome for the 2nd time two weeks ago. He was also a history buff.
Teddy is described as �awesome� by family and friends. Teddy loved people and they loved him, too! His smile and the sparkle in his eyes could fill any room. He was the oldest of nine children and adored his siblings who in turn adored their big brother. He was loved dearly by his parents and family. He cannot be replaced.
Teddy is survived by his parents Theodore (Ted) and Janet Ness; his sisters, Johanna K. Ness, Juliet E. Ness, Jennilie C. Ness, Jillian M. Ness; his brothers, Matthew J. W. Ness, Michael J. Ness, Ryan L. Ness, Tyler J. Ness; his grandparents Miriam Ness, and Robert and Ingrid Redmon all of Turlock. Teddy was preceded in death by his grandmother Joyce Redmon and grandfather Rev. Theodore E. Ness.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Awana Club Adopt-A-Club C/O Crossroads Church 1360 N Johnson Rd Turlock, CA 95380.

Porter "Sly" Hurst Jr.
Porter S. Hurst Jr.
October 10, 1942 ~ December 28, 2006
64 years, 2 months, 18 days
Visitation Friday Jan. 05, 2007 1:00pm-5:00pm
Graveside Service Friday Jan. 19, 2007 11:00am
Graveside Service Location San Joaquin Valley Cemetery
Funeral Home Allen Mortuary
Cemetery San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
Mr. Porter Sylvester Hurst, Jr.
Born in San Jose, California, he moved to this area 35 years ago. He worked for Del Monte Foods for 30 years. He was also a Vietnam Veteran. He loved to ride motorcycles, loved NASCAR and football. He loved his family very much.
He was the son of the late Porter Hurst and Fay (Williams) Hurst.
He is also survived by his Wife-Mrs. Deborah (Shockley) Hurst of Turlock, Calif., Mother-Fay (Williams) Hurst of California, Son-Michael Hurst of Waterford, Calif., Daughter-Debra Stall of SanJose, Calif., Son-Joe Hurst of Turlock, Calif., Sister-Joyce Leaman of Oklahoma, Sister-Sharon Shephard of Turlock, Calif.
Three grandchildren
He is preceded in death by his Father-Porter Hurst, Sr. Preceded in death by 1 Sister.
Memorial contributions may be sent to American Kidney Fund 6110 Executive Blvd #1010 Rockville, MD 20852

Paul Armstrong
Born July 24, 1920
Died December 30, 2006
Age 86 years, 5 months, 6 days
Funeral Home: Allen Mortuary
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery in Butte, MT
Paul Francis Armstrong, 86, died peacefully on the morning of Wednesday, December 30 in the company of family and loved ones.
Paul was born on July 24, 1920 in Butte, Montana to parents Joe J. and Eleanor D. Armstrong. He attended Butte Central High School and Butte Business College, before serving in the Army in the Pacific region during WWII from 1941 to 1945.
Paul returned to Butte where he married his beloved Mary Joyce Manley on January 10, 1942. The couple was blessed with two sons, Paul Francis, Jr. and William John.
In Butte, Paul worked for the Anaconda Company and Folgers Coffee before opening the Drugette, which he owned and operated with his wife until 1963.
The next year, the family moved to Los Gatos, California and later to Turlock, where Paul worked for Tri Valley Growers as the Director of the Workers Compensation Program. After his retirement, he continued consulting for Louis Rich Co. and Foster Farms. He worked earnestly to maintain accurate and efficient benefit delivery, and in turn, earned the respect of many.
Paul was an avid golfer and spent many of his latter days walking the greens with friends and family. He takes great pride in his two hole-in-ones. At the ripe age of 78, Paul returned to college, where he gained aptitude on the internet, which he used to religiously follow his grandson's minor league baseball endeavors and to remain loyally connected to his hometown through the Montana Standard Online Edition. A 5+ gallon donor, Paul was also a proud supporter of the Delta Blood Bank
Paul was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, and his two brothers, Joe and Jim.
He is survived by his two sons, William J. Armstrong of Menlo Park, CA and Paul F. Armstrong Jr.; his loving companion Nora Maldonado of Turlock, his daughter-in-law Miki, and grandchildren Stephanie Joyce and Jason Paul Armstrong.
Memorial services will be held Holy Cross in Butte, Montana.
In lieu of flowers, donation to the Patsy & Bob O'Neill Compassionate Care Fund at Butte Hospice and to Community Hospice in Modesto are kindly accepted.

Samuel Threet
Born March of 1933
Died January 7, 2007
Visitation Thursday Jan. 18, 2007 4:00pm-8:00pm
Funeral Friday Jan. 19, 2007 10:00am
Funeral Location Allen Mortuary
Funeral Home Allen Mortuary
Cemetery San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
Mr. Samuel J.C. Threet, age 73, of Delhi, Calif., died Sunday, January 7, 2007, at Emanuel Medical Center - Turlock in Turlock, Calif.
Sam was born in Red Oak, Oklahoma and raised in Honey Grove, Texas. Served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. To Turlock in the 1950's and he married Florence November 28, 1955. Owned Delhi Shell service station 1966 to 1970 then opened Threet's Lander Shell service station 1970 to 1982. Samuel was active in Cub Scouts in Delhi, and the Livingston Masonic Lodge. Sam also enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening.
He is survived by his
Three Daughters,
Daughter-Sherry Lamoureaux of Delhi, Calif.
Daughter-Denise Bright of Reno, Nev.
Daughter-Debbie Threet of Delhi, Calif.
Two Sons,
Son-Samuel Threet Jr. of Modesto, Calif.
Son-Steve Threet of Turlock, Calif.
One Sister,
Sister-Sylvia Brown of Modesto, Calif.
Two Brothers,
Brother-Ernie Threet of Turlock, Calif.
Brother-Dean Threet of Turlock, Calif.
Six grandchildren
Seven great-grandchildren
Arrangements are being handled by Allen Mortuary, 247 N. Broadway, Turlock, Calif., where the family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Thursday, January 18, 2007. Funeral service will be at Allen Mortuary at 10:00 AM Friday, January 19, 2007 . Interment will be at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Gustine, California at a later date.

Josephine Ballard
Josephine Ballard
September 23, 1928 ~ January 3, 2007
78 years, 3 months, 11 days
Memorial Lucheon Wednesday Jan. 24, 2007 2:00pm
Memorial Lucheon Location Winton VFW Post, Winton, CA
Funeral Home Allen Mortuary
Josephine (Ballaz) Ballard
Born in Bakersfield and raised in Fresno. She graduated from Rosevelt High, while working in the family business, "The Victoria Hotel". In 1952, she married Billy Ballard and moved during Billy's tour in the U.S.A.F, and moved back to Fresno in 1964. She then settled in the Atwater area around 1980. She was a member of the VFW 7792 Ladies Aux., a volunteer at Merced Mercy Community, and also was an office manager. She loved playing Bingo, cooking, and her dogs.
She was the daughter of the late Tomas Ballaz and the late Mary Garcia.
She is also survived by her Daughter-Tina (Ballard) Gaines of Fresno, Calif.
Two grandchildren, Michelle Garvin and Jennifer (Norman) Singh
Two great-grandchildren Jaime Leon Jr., and Celeste Navarrete
She is preceded in death by her Brother-Felix Ballaz, Father-Tomas Ballaz, Mother-Mary Garcia.

Gladys Faustina Armstrong
September 1914 ~ February 2008
93 years, 5 months, 14 days
Graveside Service Monday Mar. 03, 2008 2:00pm
Graveside Service Location: Denair Cemetery
Funeral Home: Allen Mortuary
Cemetery: Denair Cemetery
Armstrong - Gladys, age 93, of Turlock, died Wednesday, at Emanuel Medical Center. Gladys was born in Bell, CA and raised in Upland, CA and Oakdale. In 1971, she moved to Denair and then settled in Turlock in 1978. She had attended Denair Friends Church and was a member of Monte Vista Chapel. She enjoyed gardening, sewing and quilting.
She is survived by her sons Claud Armstrom, Lynn Armstrom both of Washington, daughters Luella Golder of Oak Habor, WA, Jan Armstrong of Turlock, Grace Ebie of Mariposa, Edith Wilcox of West Plains, MO, eighteen grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren. She was precede in death by her husband John Armstrong, brother Howard Clewett and sister Lois Clewett.
Graveside Service will be at Denair Cemetery on Monday, March 3 at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements are entrusted to Allen Mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made to Westside Ministries P.O. Box 354, Turlock, CA 95381.

Beth Joan Crane
July 1927 ~ March 2008
80 years, 8 months, 8 days
Funeral Home Allen Mortuary
Beth was born in Kansas in 1927. She is survived by her daughters Tracy Crane, LaVon Williams both of Ceres and LeAnne Porter; sister Lois Brownlow of Ceres, 11 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Guy Crane. Private services will be held. Memorial Contributions can be made to Alexander Cohen Hospice House 7700 Fox Road, Hughson CA 95326.

Katherine Marie Mattis
61 years 26 days
March 1947 ~ April 2008
Visitation Thursday May. 01, 2008 3:00pm-7:00pm
Graveside Service Friday May. 02, 2008 10:00am
Graveside Service Location: Turlock Memorial Park
Funeral Home: Allen Mortuary
Cemetery: Turlock Memorial Park
Katherine Marie, or Kathy, as most of us called her, was born to Frank P. and Rita I. Mattis on March 31, 1947. She spent the majority of her life in Turlock, CA growing up on the family farm. Kathy worked at Sensient Dehydrated Flavors Company, formerly Rogers Foods, for forty years. She loved her job. She loved her life.
There were not very many places that Kathy could travel without bumping into someone who she knew. She was loved by just about everyone she came into contact with. Very outspoken and straight to the point, Kathy could make even the strongest man blush.
Kathy was a strong willed, energetic woman who always tried to look at the brighter side of things. She was diagnosed with cancer in February of this year. Her fight with the disease was short, but valiant. She fought until the very end. Her body gave out, not her spirit. Kathy passed on April 26 at Emanuel Medical Center with her family and loved ones by her side.
Kathy is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Sandy and Ron Whitaker; son and daughter-in-law Lee and Shelby Wyatt, and their two children Katie and Kendall Wyatt; brother Paul F. Mattis and niece Nikole Mattis; brother Frank and Judy Mattis and nephew Donald Mattis; niece Tiann Rouse; nephews Adam and Raphael Castro; and friend and companion Alice Fogle, all of Turlock, CA. Kathy is survived by many more than just biological family. She took anyone and everyone into her arms and made them feel welcome and loved. Many of those whom she worked with are also considered family. Viewing will be held at Allen Mortuary on Thursday, May 1, 2008 from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 2, 2008 at Turlock Memorial Park. Chaplain, Charlie Crane of the Alexander Cohen Hospice House, will officiate the service. Memorial contributions can be made in Kathy’s name to the American Cancer Society.

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