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.
Juanita "Jenny" Baca, 67, entered into eternal rest after her valiant battle with cancer on December 16, 2010 surrounded by her loving family in Manteca. She was born on June 1, 1943 in Visalia. She is preceded in death by her parents Ascenion and Luciana Serrano and many brothers and sisters.
Henry Elwin Koch, 77, entered into rest on December 11, 2010 in Manteca, California. He was born on July 1, 1933 in Marble Falls, Texas, to the late Mr. and Mrs. William and Kate Koch. Family and friends knew Henry as "Hank." He grew up in Escalon graduating from Escalon High School. He proudly served his country for 9 years in the United States Air Force.
Sadie Cabral, 93, entered into eternal rest on December 16, 2010 in Manteca, California after a long illness. She was born Salvatrice Carmella Graziella Cala in Rochester, New York on August 16, 1917. Her family arrived in Manteca on July 4, 1920, where she chose to spend the rest of her life. She is survived by her sons; Darryl Cabral and Tim Cabral both of Manteca and Dennis Cabral and his wife Katie of San Francisco. She also leaves behind 2 granddaughters, Erin and Emily Cabral of San Francisco; a sister Grace Hoffman of Menifee, California and a brother, Joseph ...
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 daughter infant daughter Gloria Jean.