Tehama County, CA
History and Genealogy

Howard William Bell
CORNING — Howard William Bell, 54, lifelong resident of Tehama County died yesterday morning in Corning Memorial Hospital. He had been ill over a period of months.Mr. Bell was born Aug. 4,1914 In Los Molinos and attended schools there. Except for a brief time when he was employed in the lumber industry in Plumas County he had made his home In Los Molinos-Corning areas. He was a member of the Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Madeline Vanella Bell, of the family home, 808 Marin St., Corning; three sons, Howard of Oakland; Frank, with the U. S. Navy at Corpus Christi, Texas, and William, also of Corpus Christi, five daughters, Mrs. Marianna Cox of Anaheim, Mrs.
Lillian Stevens of Albany, Calif., June Bell of Santa Clara, Debara and Susan Bell, both of Corning; three sisters, Mrs. Grace Disney of Oakland, Mrs. Addie Cook of Roseville, and Mrs. Betty June Langineister of Anderson, three brothers, Arthur of Gridley, Robert and Vernon Bell of Los Molinos and nine grandchildren. A Requiem Mass will be celebrated by the Rev. John Kyne at 2 p.m. Saturday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery under the direction of Hall Brothers’ Mortuary.[Red Bluff Daily News, 1/3/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Alma Cairns
Corning – Many friends paid their final respects to Mrs. Alma Louise Cairns at funeral services held at 10 a.m. yesterday in Hall Brothers’ Chapel, with the Rev. Mike Capiello, of the Paskenta Community Church, officiating. Mrs. Cairns died March 27 in Corning Memorial Hospital, following a long illness. She was co-owner of the Paskenta Club with Roy E. Connell who was erroneously listed as a brother. He was not a relative, according to the family. Final rites were conducted at the graveside in the Paskenta Cemetery, where friends of the Paskenta-Flournoy area awaited the arrival of the funeral cortege. Pallbearers were Lloyd King, Joe Duncan, John Stevens, G. H. Whitlock, Clinton Murphy and Harold Mason.
[Red Bluff Daily News, 4/1/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Vernon Habert
Corning – A requiem mass for Vernon A. Habert was offered by the Rev. John J. Kyne at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Stanslaus Church in Tehama.Mr. Habert, a member of the Tehama City Council and owner of the Tehama Grocery, died March 26 in Corning Memorial Hospital.A rosary service was held at 8 p.m. Friday in Hall Brothers’ Chapel in Corning.Burial was in the Tehama Cemetery, with C. A. Stromsness, L. E. Kreps, James Lauderdale, Harold Belbeck, Sid Campbell, and C. R. Gilbert as pallbearers.
[Red Bluff Daily News, 4/1/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Billie Lee Hock
Funeral services for Billie Lee Hock, 29, who died suddenly at her Los Robles area home
New Year's Day, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Fickert-Mason Chapel.Burial is to be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
[Red Bluff Daily News, 1/3/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Edwin Ben Ingram
Last rites for Edwin Ben Ingram, who died Monday, were held yesterday at Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flowers. The Rev. Charles Martin officiated.Serving as pallbearers were Bert B. Bennett, Leonard Richardson, Chester Rhoades, Harold Delvey, Jalmer Rajanen and William R. Hull.Interment was in Oak Hill Cemetery.[Red Bluff Daily News, 1/3/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Death Summons Zoa Alta King (From Chico Enterprise)
Zoa Alta King, a resident of this community for the past 36 years, passed away early Tuesday morning at her home on South Normal avenue. She was born in Beiber, California, November 17, 1877, and has lived in Chico for the past 36 years. Her husband was one of the supervisors of Lassen county for over eight years. He passed away about 17 years ago. Survivors include one daughter, Mrs. Carmen Hawkins of Chico, one sister, Mrs. Maud Houk of Durham, two brothers, John and Jess Perkins, of Chico. Seven nieces and nephews also survive.  Funeral services were held Thursday morning at 10:30 o'clock. As residents of Lassen county, Geo. King served as supervisor for a period of eight years from Big Valley and was chairman of the board in 1911. Find A Grave Memorial# 60775473[ Lassen Advocate Friday, June 14, 1940 . Submitted by Jana Stanley]
Vernon L. McCullough
Final services for Vernon Leroy McCullough, who died Thursday morning in a Redding hospital, were held Saturday at Sacred Heart Church with the Rev. Dermot Dwyer officiating. Pallbearers were Ray Elder, A. W. Peters, T. W. Robinson, Bruce Roby, Barry Roby and Brad Roby. Burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery. Arrangements were in charge of Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flowers.[Red Bluff Daily News, 1/13/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Verley Kennedy
Corning- Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in Hutchinson’s Colonial Chapel in Marysville for Verley M. (Mike) Kennedy, 80, a former long time Corning resident. He died Jan. 7 in Marysville, where the family has resided for the past 15 years.He was a native of Indiana. During the 1930’s and 1940’s the Kennedy family resided in Corning, where the children, all talented musically, attended the local schools, and appeared on many programs, including some on Radio Station KHSL in Chico.Surviving are his wife, Daisy, three daughters, Mrs. B. J. McAdams of Folsom, Mrs. Edward Sparks of Auburn, and Mrs. H. H. Mott of Penryn; a son, Floyd H. Kennedy of Edmonds, Wash., two sisters and 17 grandchildren.Burial was in Sierra View Memorial Park in Marysville.[Red Bluff Daily News, 1/13/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Murray Rolando King
Death claimed Murray Rolando King, 63, on New Year's Day. Mr. King had lived in Red Bluff for 26 years until he and his wife moved to Los Gatos a week before Christmas.Mr. King had suffered an extended illness and died at his Los Gatos home. A bartender,
he was a member of bartenders Local #410.He Is survived by his wife, B. King, who transferred as a nurses' aide from Brentwood Convalescent Hospital in Red Bluff to Los Gatos.A Rosary for Mr. King will be recited at 8 p.m. Sunday in Hoyt-Cole Chapel of the Flowers. Funeral services are to be at 11:30 a.m. in the chapel with interment to follow in St. Mary's Cemetery. The 7 a.m. Mass In Sacred Heart Catholic Church Monday
will be offered for Mr. King, [Red Bluff Daily News, 1/3/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Chinese Killed.
Red Bluff, Cal., July 22-Lao Dao, a Chinese laborer who arrived here yesterday from Ashland, Oregon, was instantly killed last night by the Sacramento local train as it was switching to the storage track. Dao was crossing the track and apparently did not hear the warning shouts of bystanders. (July 22, 1905 Oakland Tribune, Oakland California  Submitted by S. Williams)
Clarence C. Norton
Clarence Clifford Norton, 53, until recently a resident of Tehama County, died NewYear's Day in a San Jose Hospital. A native of Payson, Arizona,
Mr. Norton had been a heavy equipment operator and was a veteran of World War II.He is survived by two sons, Richard of Paradise and Robert of Deming, N.M., a sister,
Edna Mayhew of Willows, two brothers, Floyd Cody of Gerber and Walter L. of Cotton
wood, and six grandchildren. Services are to be held at 10 a.m. Monday in Hoyt-Cole
Chapel of the Flowers with burial in the Veterans' Plot at Oak Hill Cemetery.  [Red Bluff Daily News, 1/3/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Esther Printy
Corning – Mrs. Esther Mae Hodges Printy, 78, a former resident of the San Jose area, died early Sunday at the home of her son, Frank Printy, on Moon Road. She had been in failing health, and had moved to Corning last year to reside with her son.[Red Bluff Daily News, 4/1/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
John L. Schrump
John Lawrence Schrump, 86, 619 Cowles Ave., Red Bluff, died in his home early this morning following a long illness. He had been in this community 29 years and was a retired painter and paper hanger.Mr. Schrump is survived by a sister, Mrs. Marion McDonald of Grand Forks, North Dakota.Funeral services will be held in the Norman Funeral Home in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Fickert-Mason Chapel is in charge of local arrangements.
[Red Bluff Daily News, 4/1/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Lulu Pearl Stover
Corning- Funeral services for Mrs. Lula Pearl Stover were held at 10 a. m. Saturday, in Hall Brothers’ Chapel, with the Rev. John V. Albright of Redding officiating.A long-time Corning resident, Mrs. Stover died Jan. 8 at the Cascade Hospital in Redding following a lengthy illness.Pallbearers were Ray Siler, Ernest Vinson, Earl Fichter, Edward L. Dietz Sr., and Henry C. Moller. Burial was in Sunset Hill Cemetery.[Red Bluff Daily News, 1/13/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]
Pearl Tomlinson
Pearl LeMay Tomlinson, 67, 81 Byron Ave., Red Bluff died yesterday morning in a local hospital.A native of Inman, Kansas, she had resided in Red Bluff for the past 15 years. She was a retired bookkeeper. Mrs. Tomlinson, wife of the late Howard Tomlinson, was a member of the Royal Palms, Chapter # 2 of the Eastern Star, Cristobal, Canal Zone.She is survived by two daughters, Louise Swartz and Pauline McClory, both of Eugene, Ore.; two brothers, Byron Wittorff, Red Bluff, and Charles Wittorff, Grants Pass, Ore., and seven grandchildren.Funeral services will be held Friday morning at 11 a. m. in Fickert-Mason Chapel. Interment will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.[Red Bluff Daily News, 3/19/1969. Transcribed by Linda Dietz.]

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