Marjorie Stoops, 81, entered into rest on Dec. 14, 2010 in St. Helena, California. She was born in June 29, 1929 in Pittsburg, PA, to the late Edward and Hazel Roberts. Marjorie joins her husband in heaven of 60 years, Dale Stoops, who passed away just two months prior to her death. She also was preceded in death by her loving son Ronald Alan Stoops and her brother Leland Roberts.
Bernice Azevedo, 82, entered into rest on December 26, 2010 in Manteca, California. She was born on July 4, 1928 in Everton, Missouri. In heaven she joins her parents, one sister and two brothers and both of her late husbands Victor C. Machado and Alfred Azevedo.
Born November 7, 1955, Clifton William Spence passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2010. Clifton is survived by his wife, Janice Spence-Morenzone of Manteca, two sons, Kyle and Christopher Spence, both of Manteca, his brother Clayton Spence of Oakland, and a sister, Sandy LaMar of Salida.
Born November 7, 1955, Clifton William Spence passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2010. Clifton is survived by his wife, Janice Spence-Morenzone of Manteca; two sons, Kyle and Christopher Spence, both of Manteca; his brother Clayton Spence of Oakland; and a sister, Sandy LaMar of Salida.
Blaid Dallas "Bubba" Spurgeon was born with a genetic heart defect but was determined not to let it control his life. He was irreverent, brutally honest, courageous, funny, loving, and spiritual. He entered into eternal rest at Renown Medical Center in Reno, Nevada.
Lani Mae Tipton, 59, died on Friday, Dec. 10, 2010. She was a wonderful mother and great friend. She devoted her life to her two sons. She will be missed dearly. Lani is survived by her two sons, Gary Tipton and David Tipton and her grandchildren, Arianna, Curtis and Trevor Tipton.
Surrounded by his family, Jesse Ellis Tolbert, 54, entered into rest on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 after a brief illness. Born Feb. 23, 1956 to Jesse E. Tolbert Sr. and Vivian Tolbert, in Tracy. He joins his brother David Ellis Tolbert and his grandparents in Heaven.
John C. Evans, 74, entered into rest on December 8, 2010 in French Camp, California. He was born on October 11, 1936 in Texas to Mr. and Mrs. Olan and Leona Evans. He joins his parents in heaven as well as his sons, John Evans and Michael Evans.
Laura Eileen Hackney, 83, entered into rest on December 14, 2010 in Manteca, California. She was born on April 13, 1927 in Oakland, California, to the late Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred and Ella May Deacon. She joins her parents in heaven as well as her infant daughter, Gloria Jean.