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Date: Wednesday, 16 July 2014, at 1:25 p.m.

Florence M. Howard, a Vashon Island, Washington resident since 1999, died peacefully on Sept. 14, 2012 after a lengthy illness. She was 93.
Born Florence Quist in Irwin City, she earned a degree in Public Health from UC Berkeley. She and Edwin L. Howard of Davis married in 1947, and in 1951 settled in Rye, New York, where they raised their five children.
Upon Ed’s retirement in 1977, they moved first to Davis, then to a home they built in nearby Winters. Florence and Ed were members of the Pioneer Presbyterian Church, where Flo served as deacon, and volunteered her time to aid local “shut-ins.”After Ed died in 1988, Florence continued to call Winters her home.
In 1999 she moved to Vashon to be closer to two of her children. Those who were fortunate enough to have known Flo will forever remember her warmth, kindness, modesty, and selfless dedication to others.
She is survived by her five children, Anne C. Cotton, Walter Q. Howard, Jane O. Howard, Roger D. Howard and Edwin L. (“Edson”) Howard Jr.; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Remembrances may be sent to Vashon Community Care Center, Vashon, WA., where Flo received superior care and love from the skilled nursing staff during her illness.
A Celebration of Life is planned next summer (2013) in California.

Arnetta Jean Wilson Hendrix (aka Jeannie), passed away at home in Winters on Sept. 12, 2012. Born on March 7, 1962 to Mary Anna and Mr. Wilson in Reno, Nevada, she was 50 years old. She relocated to San Francisco at the age of 3 with her family and then moved to Richmond .
She was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church where she was baptized and she graduated with the class of 1978 from Richmond High. She also worked at the post office for a number of years. In 1991, she relocated again to Sacramento where she met and married Michael Hendrix in 2003. She was very kind hearted, thoughtful and considerate with a great voice. She leaves her sons, John Golden and Jovuan Bragg, her husband and step-daughter, Michael and Marie Hendrix, one sister, Evelyn Clark from Houston, Texas, and a host of nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, at the First Baptist Church on First and Baker street in Winters.

Marjorie Louise Halley passed away in her home in Winters Aug. 15, 2012, at the age of 98. She was born in San Diego on Jan. 19, 1914 to Orvin and Ruth Nichols. Her father had been stationed near there with the U.S. Army. Eventually the family moved to Northern California to the town of Oleum, where her father was employed by the Union Oil Co. She attended elementary school there and high school at John Swett High School in Crockett until her junior year when her father took a teaching position at Alhambra High School and the family moved to Martinez.
While in her senior year, she met Norman Halley and they were married the following February. They made their home in Rodeo and Pinole until 1944 when they moved to Winters to take over the Halley family farm in the Wolfskill District of Winters. This became their home, they raised their family here and she spent the rest of her life in this area.
Her career was being a wife, mother and a helper with her husband Norman in the farm operations. Even to the extent of driving tractor, working in the dry yard and lighting smudge pots at 4 a.m. She also volunteered as a “gray lady” for the Red Cross during the Korean Conflict. She loved arguing politics and current events. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church of Vacaville and will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Marjorie is survived by her children, daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Frank Molina of Vacaville, son and daughter-in-law, David and Jeannie of Winters; grandchildren, Bob and Sheri, Don and Rhonda, Lisa and Kerri, Shannon and Zach, Brian and Nicole, Norm and Lynn (Halley) of Modesto; nine great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Norman in 2007 and son Norman, Jr., in 1970.
Funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 20, at 10 a.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church with Pastor Vern Oestmann officiating. Interment followed at the Winters Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Yolo Hospice, 1909 Galileo Court, Suite A, Davis, CA 95618 or Bethany Lutheran Church, 621 North Orchard Avenue, Vacaville, CA 95688

Lillie Mae Branscum passed away quietly in her home on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, after a brief illness. She was born to Jewel and George Berry, May 20, 1926 in Texas and spent her early years in New Mexico and Texas before her family moved to Winters. In 1948, she married Carl Branscum and together they lived in Dryden, Washington.
In 1960 they returned to Winters where they settled to raise their growing family. Lillie worked a series of jobs in town before €nding a permanent position at Mobil Chemical in Woodland, from where she retired after many years of service. She was then able to spend more time enjoying the many things she loved: €shing and traveling with her husband, crocheting, exploring yard sales, attending church and visiting her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband Carl; sister Thelma Mytys of Norwalk; children Darlene Linley and Lester “Butch” Branscum, both of Winters; stepdaughter Brenda Webb of Mt. Pleasant, Arkansas; numerous grandchildren.
She was proceeded in death by both of her parents; son, Stephen Branscum, daughter, Wyetta Johnson.
A viewing will be held at Wiscombe Funeral Home on Wednesday, Aug. 15, from 4-6 p.m. Services to honor her life will be held at Winters Main Street Church on Thursday, Aug. 16, at 10 a.m. with graveside interment immediately following. All friends and family are respectfully invited to attend.

Dicie Elizabeth Bledsoe, 81, of Winters, passed away July 25, 2012 at Kaiser Vacaville. She was an area resident for 71 years.
She was born July 6, 1931 in Arkansas to Della and George Constant. She worked for Pacific Hardware for 20 years. She enjoyed needlework, quilting, bingo and church, and was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Winters. She also had a great love for her puppies, which were a wonderful comfort to her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 65 years, Lem, and their son, Ronald.
She is survived by her children Larry Bledsoe, Diane Ford and Doug Bledsoe; siblings, Rev. Jay W. Constant and Rosalie Myers; grandchildren: Doug, Larry G., Cheryl, Christine, Daniel, Ronald; one great-grandchild and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services were held on Tuesday, July 31, at First Baptist Church of Winters with burial at Winters Cemetery.

Sue Jennings Davis
Mrs. Sue Jennings Davis, 86, of Weed, died March 7, 1998 at Mercy Medical Center of natural causes.
Services will be conducted 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Mar. 12 at the Grace Presbyterian Church in Weed with burial at the Winema Cemetery in Weed. Visitation will be held Wednesday, Mar. 11, 1998 from 12-4:30 p.m. at the Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel. Pastors Ron Smith and Henry DeGraff of Grace Presbyterian will officiate.
Sue was born Nov. 8, 1911 in Doerun, Georgia. In 1940 she moved to Siskiyou County from Doerun, Georgia. She worked as a secretary for Weed High School for 18 years and was the church organist for the Grace Presbyterian for 53 years. Sue was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Weed; Sission White Pine #175 OES; and Atlanta Rebeka Lodge #373 of Weed.
Survivors include her sons Franklin Davis of Mt. Shasta and Bill Davis of Norfolk, Virginia; daughter Darleen Ramsted of Whitmore; brother, Franklin Jennings of Jasper, Georgia; three grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Presbyterian Church, 1090 N. Davis St., Weed, CA 96094.
Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Dino George Marconi
Lifelong Siskiyou County resident, Dino George Marconi, 75, of Mt. Shasta, died Mar. 6, 1998 at his residence of natural causes.
Services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. March 13, 1998 at St. Antony's Catholic Church in Mt. Shasta, with a private visitation. Burial will follow at McCloud Cemetery. Father Aidan O'Reilly of St. Anthony's will officiate.
Dino was born May 12, 1922 in McCloud. He was a machinist for Champion International in McCloud for 50 years. Dino was a member of the Elks Lodge #2333 of Mt. Shasta; Son's of Italy in Weed; St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Mt. Shasta; and Seniors in Retirement.
Survivors include his nephew Roland Brooks of Mt. Shasta; sisters, Amila Rossi of Mt. Shasta and Angelina Malanca of San Jose.
Mt. Shasta Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Reverend Samuel L. Houston
Hornbrook resident, Reverend Samuel Lawrence Houston, died Aug. 2, 2002 at Roseburg Veterans Medical Center in Roseburg, Ore. of natural causes.
A memorial service will be held 7 p.m., tonight at the First Southern Baptist Church, 921 So. Oregon. St. in Yreka.
Reverend Houston was a native of Yucaipa. He came to Modesto in 1920. He was a minister for the Southern Baptist Church for 48 years.
Reverend Houston led churches in Modesto, Bakersfield and Susanville. He also managed a church park at Jenness Park, near Sonora, for eight years. He moved to Hornbrook in 1996. He served in the Army in 1945.
Reverend Houston is survived by his wife, Doris Lee Houston of Hornbrook; children, Nadine Phipps of Benson, Ariz., Gene Houston of Montague, Clark Houston of Lake Don Pedro and Logan Houston of Merced; 10 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
Remembrances may be made to the First Southern Baptist Church, 921 S. Oregon St., Yreka, CA. 96097.

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