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 Stanford Samuel was called to his hevenly father on November 12, 2012.
 Stanford was a graduate John W. North High School.

  He accepted Christ at an early age. He attended Saint James Church Of God in Christ, under the leadership of the late James E. Wall.       If you knew Stanford, you knew he could be very stubborn, but he had a good heart and a great spirit of giving and helping others when he could Stanford loved music, basketball and football.He was the Raiders #1 fan.

Stanford is survived by his sisters, Carol Bagley and Cheri Robison; his brother Earl Fowler, his uncle, Tillis Samuel, and a host of nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews, cousins and friends who will miss him




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Lyndell King photosLYNDELL "LINDA" KING Linda was born November 4, 1948 to Lillian Terrell Lewis and James Lewis in Riverside, CA. Linda was raised and grew up in Casa Blanca with her brother Oberd and sisters Deborah, Aletha, and Renee. She attended Casa Blanca Elementary School, Gage Middle School, and graduated from Ramona High School. When Linda was 14, she met the love of her life, Theodore "Ted" King Jr. They dated for four years and married November 6, 1966. They lived and raised their daughters in Riverside. She was married to her lover, best friend, and soul mate for 46 years. Linda's love for children inspired her to open a home daycare. Working at Riverside County General Hospital allowed her to express her love for helping people. The experience encouraged her to work with seniors as a Site Manager for the Office of Aging. Linda retired in 2001 so she and her husband could enjoy their love of traveling. Linda loved to read, and it is a passion she passed on to her daughters. She enjoyed gambling and on her frequent trips to Laughlin she made many friends because of her outgoing friendly personality. Linda enjoyed cooking and baking, especially southern dishes like gumbo and jambalaya. Her fried chicken was often requested for parties and potlucks. She took special pride in baking her lemon jello cakes and peach cobblers. She was preceded in death by her mother and father James and Lillian Lewis and her brother Oberd Lewis and her brother-in-law Monroe King. Linda leaves to cherish her memory: 4 daughters, Angela Durham (Stephen), Kyra Sims (Art), Kary King, and Keli Shorter (Leon), 11 grandchildren, Lynee and Arthur Sims, Theo and Alyssia King, Daniel and Mariah Garcia, Jayden Walters, Noel, Kali, Kay'Leon and Leon IV Shorter. She will be greatly missed by her mothers-in-law and father-in-law, sisters, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and many relatives, lifetime friends and many others she touched with her love. Please visit Linda's memorial website at www.achesonandgraham.com to leave condolences and memories for the family. Arrangements entrusted to Acheson & Graham Mortuary (951) 688-1221
LYNDELL "LINDA" KING Linda was born November 4, 1948 to Lillian Terrell Lewis and James Lewis in Riverside, CA. Linda was raised and grew up in Casa Blanca with her brother Oberd and sisters Deborah, Aletha, and Renee. She attended Casa Blanca Elementary School, Gage Middle School, and graduated from Ramona High School. When Linda was 14, she met the love of her life, Theodore "Ted" King Jr. They dated for four years and married November 6, 1966. They lived and raised their daughters in Riverside. She was married to her lover, best friend, and soul mate for 46 years. Linda's love for children inspired her to open a home daycare. Working at Riverside County General Hospital allowed her to express her love for helping people. The experience encouraged her to work with seniors as a Site Manager for the Office of Aging. Linda retired in 2001 so she and her husband could enjoy their love of traveling. Linda loved to read, and it is a passion she passed on to her daughters. She enjoyed gambling and on her frequent trips to Laughlin she made many friends because of her outgoing friendly personality. Linda enjoyed cooking and baking, especially southern dishes like gumbo and jambalaya. Her fried chicken was often requested for parties and potlucks. She took special pride in baking her lemon jello cakes and peach cobblers. She was preceded in death by her mother and father James and Lillian Lewis and her brother Oberd Lewis and her brother-in-law Monroe King. Linda leaves to cherish her memory: 4 daughters, Angela Durham (Stephen), Kyra Sims (Art), Kary King, and Keli Shorter (Leon), 11 grandchildren, Lynee and Arthur Sims, Theo and Alyssia King, Daniel and Mariah Garcia, Jayden Walters, Noel, Kali, Kay'Leon and Leon IV Shorter. She will be greatly missed by her mothers-in-law and father-in-law, sisters, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law. She also leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, and many relatives, lifetime friends and many others she touched with her love. Please visit Linda's memorial website at www.achesonandgraham.com to leave condolences and memories for the family. Arrangements entrusted to Acheson & Graham Mortuary (951) 688-1221

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Kenny Jordon and Teddy King
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Teddy father Mr.King
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PRESTON EARL SCOTT Age 57, of Riverside, CA, entered into eternal rest on November 12, 2012 in Loma Linda, CA. Preston was born November 21, 1954 in Los Angeles, CA to Earl G. and Betty J. Scott. Preston was a Navy Veteran, receiving a National Defense Service Medal upon discharge. He was a certified underwater welder, trained in electrical engineering. Preston was a master carpenter and all around handyman. Preston is survived by his wife Vanessa; children Detra, Anna Rose, Nathaniel; six sisters Rosalind Dickey, Carol Skinner, Lynda Davis, Sandra Wright, Juanda Arline, and Shirley Martinez. He leaves a host of family and friends. He will be missed by all. Viewing will be Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at Tillman Riverside Mortuary, 2874 Tenth St., Riverside, CA 92507 from 3pm-4pm. Interment at Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd., Riverside on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 at 10:30am.

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 On October 23, 2010, William Walker was called home to be with the Lord. Mr. Walker was a long time resident and a familiar face on the eastside of Riverside. He was employed by the Riverside Unified School District for thirty one years.He was an ordained deacon at his church, First Baptist Church of Glen Valley, California, and served the lord until he was called upon in heaven.

 

Mr. Walker is survived by his wife Cora Walker, his children, Billy Walker,Melvin Walker, Tony Walker, Kim Walker Wormley and Wesly Walker,nine step-children, twelve grandchildren and six great grandchildren

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JEAN VELMA LEWIS (PINKY) Sunrise: March 13, 1941. Sunset: October 22, 2012. Memorial Service will be held at Riverside Faith Temple, Pennsylvania Avenue, CA 92507 on Saturday, October 27, 2012, at 11:00 a.
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HOMEGOING CELEBRATION In lovng Memory of ORA LEE BENNETT Age 98, passed away in her home 10/29/12.
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 On October 4, 2012 Brenda Ball was called by her Heavenly Father. Brenda was loving person who accepted everyone with an open and non  judgemental attitude.She enjoyed family and friends. She was a honest, funny, and a loving person. 

Brenda is survived by her husband Frank Ball, sons, Shannon Ball and Dermane Ball, siblings, William Walker, John Walker,and Sarah Walker

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 The life of Lucille Robison came to a peaceful close on September 23, 2012. Sister Robison was a tireless provider for her family and a tireless worker for Christ. She was a pioneer member of the Lincoln Ave Church of Christ.She is survived by her daughter Linda Williams and her husband Geraint, son Willie Howell, son David Hollands and his wife Maria, son Edward Robison and his wife Marcie, sisters Willie Mae Buchanan, Laura Washington and her husband, Louis, brother, George Jackson, and many grand, great, great, great grandchildren, nieces,nephews, and her loving christian family

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MODENA J. MACFARLANE Mom, age 89, was born on June 5, 1923 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Albert J. Terry and Birdie Anderson Terry. She passed away peacefully at her home in Riverside on November 5, 2012. She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Otis C. MacFarlane; daughters Denise MacFarlane Flanagan and Edythe (Gilbert III) Brown; and sons Otis Terry MacFarlane and Frederic C. MacFarlane. She is also survived by her grandsons Gilbert Brown IV and Patrick MacFarlane; granddaughter Courtney Brown; great grandsons Deshaun Brown and Jaylen Anderson. Her memory will also be cherished by her nephew Victor B. McFarlane and wife Thaderine and a host of other loved ones. Mom worked for the Federal Government for 33 years starting in Dayton, Ohio at Wright Patterson AFB, where she also met Otis. They were married June 30, 1946. The family moved to Riverside in 1962, and Mom and Dad worked at Norton Air Force Base in San Bernardino and Space and Missiles Systems in El Segundo. Whether working or in retirement, family always came first with Mom. She made sure that birthdays and the holidays were special for her children and grandchildren and wherever we lived there was a place for Dad's den. Mom was an avid reader and researcher, preferring non-fiction; especially history and health. In retirement she enjoyed attending meetings of the LIFE Society at UCR Extension and she volunteered at UCR's Rivera Library. Her interest in health fueled her passion for walking and running, beginning in 1979 and continuing until 2002 at the age of 79. She entered many competitions from 10k to marathons, and she won or placed in the majority of them. One of her favorite races each year was the Mission Inn Run in Riverside. We will miss Mom's love and her caring, giving nature, but she will never leave our hearts. Services will be private, but a celebration of her life will be held at a future time. A special heartfelt thank you to Shirley Wilson, Mom's caregiver and companion the last three years. Thanks also to the staff at Charter Hospice for the care and comfort that they provided. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any donations be made to Charter Hospice, 1012 East Cooley Dr., Suite G, Colton CA 92324 and/or UCI MInd at www.alz.uci. edu
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 BETTY J. SCOTT A woman of dignity and grace, entered into eternal rest, leaving this life to join our Heavenly Father on September 15, 2012 surrounded by her loving family. Betty was born May 25, 1929 in Los Angeles, CA to Clinton and Lucille Sherrod. She graduated in 1947 from Thomas Jefferson High School in Los Angeles, CA. In 1948 Betty married Earl G. Scott, Jr. of Riverside, CA and from this union had seven (7) children. Betty loved her community, she devoted many hours volunteering for the Voters Registration Department, Park and Recreation Dept. and March of Dimes, just to name a few. In 1971 Betty worked at Riverside City College until she retired in 1991. Betty enjoyed life and the people in it. She never met a stranger, always greeted you with a smile and HER kind word, "Baby". Betty is survived by her children Rosalind Dickey, Carol Skinner, Lynda Davis, Preston Scott, Sandra Wright, Juanda Arline, Shirley Martinez, all of Riverside, CA; sister Vivian Austin; brother Olin (Carol) Sherrod of Los Angeles, CA; sons-in-law, bros-in-law; 19 grandchildren; 37 great grandchildren, aunties, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, a host of friends. We solute you, Matriarch of the neighborhood. Viewing: Mon, Sept. 24, 2012 from 4-8pm at Green Acres Mortuary, 11715 Cedar Ave, Bloomington, CA. A celebration of life service will be held Tues., Sept. 25, 2012 at 11am at Riverside Faith Temple, 2355 Pennsylvania Ave., Riverside, CA.
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A homegoing celebration was held for David Curtis on August 18, 2012.

David was born on August 7,1951 to Cherry and David Kirkland, he was raised by his stepfather, Hubert Curtis. He was the fourth of five children.

 

David attended North High School, Riverside City College,San Jose State University, and Cal Poly Pomona where he earned his B.A degree. David was good athlete who participated in Basketball and Track. He had a long career in the field of secondary education.

David is survived by his wife Schalisa, his children Malcom, Tajsheena, Marcell,Inishia,Michael, and six grandchildren

 

 

Passing of my Uncle Danny ~ Love Jeri Ball
DANNY LARA GONZALES Age 87, passed away on 9/5/2012 at his daughter's home in Riverside, CA. He was born on 7/21/1925 in the Philippines and was a resident of Moreno Valley, CA for 5 years, Ontario, CA for 8 years, Cerritos, CA for 20 years and Long Beach, CA for 9 years. He served in the Philippine Army and U.S. Navy as an E-5 Petty Officer and he was awarded the Bronze Star National Defense; Vietnam Service 2 Bronze Stars; Vietnam Campaigne Medal, Good Conduct 5th award. He retired from the Navy and from the California Youth Authority. He obtained a Bachelor's Degree from Cerritos College. He was a member of the San Marcelino & Zambales Association. Danny was preceded in death by his parents Estanislao Evangelista Gonzales and Francisa Lara Gonzales. He is survived by his wife Presentacion N. Gonzales of Riverside, CA; daughters Vicky Gonzales, Marilyn Gonzales, both of Moreno Valley, CA, Sharon France of Glendale, CA, Elizabeth Hamilton of Riverside, CA; sons Richard Gonzales of San Diego, CA and Danny Gonzales, Jr., of Moreno Valley, CA; 19 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Visitation and Rosary: Wednesday, 9/12/12 at 5pm, both at Arlington Mortuary, 9645 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA; Funeral Mass: Thursday, 9/13/12 at 11:30am at St. Catherine of Alexandria, 3680 Arlington Ave., Riverside, CA with burial to follow at Riverside National Cemetery. Arlington Mortuary, Directors (800) 275-4648


LEWIS GAINER JANUARY 4, 1935 - AUGUST 8, 2012 Lewis was raised in Milton, Florida where he met his childhood sweetheart Viola Blocker. Lewis enlisted in the United States Army in 1953 and was honorably discharged in 1957. On August 9, 1958 he married Viola Blocker. This union was blessed with four children: Lewis Jr., Eric Jerome, Mary Patricia, and Cyrus Michael. Lewis and Viola relocated to Riverside, California in 1962, where he worked as a roofer for over 30 years and founded Gainer & Sons Construction Co. He worshipped at Amos Temple CME Church where he was a dedicated and faithful member for 17 years. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Viola; children, Lewis (Krystal), Eric, Patricia (Charles), Michael (Ursula); grandchildren: Aaron, Evie, Danny, Dallas, CJ, Jayda, and Quinn; and a host of other relatives and friends. Viewing will be held at Tillman Mortuary on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 from 1p-7p. Services will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at 11 am at Amos Temple CME Church.

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ROBERT H. ROMO Robert was born on 5/12/1942 in Riverside, CA. He passed away on 9/3/2012. Robert was a hard worker, and retired from the Sheriff's office as a Corporal Correctional Officer. Robert was a devoted family man and is survived by his wife, his mother, 3 children, 10 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, 5 brothers and 2 sisters. There will be a visitation on Friday, 9/14/ 2012 from 2-4p.m. followed by a service at 4p.m. both at Acheson & Graham Mortuary. Please visit Robert's memorial website at www.achesonand graham.com to leave memories and condolences for the family. Services entrusted to Acheson & Graham Mortuary 951-688-1221
 
ALBERT DAVID AVILA Age 83, passed away on February 10, 2012 at Kaiser Medical Center in Riverside. Albert was born on December 1, 1928 in Riverside where he had been a life-long resident. He had worked as a Noon Supervisor for Fremont Elementary School for 17 years and he retired from Amax Pipe as an inspector. He graduated from Poly High School and was a member of St. Francis in Riverside. Albert is survived by his wife Hope R. Avila; daughter Beverly (Joe) Romo, Valerie (Steve) Ferreira, all of Riverside and Mary (Charles) Chavez of Colton; son Robert (Tracy) Figueroa of Blackfoot, Idaho; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. Visitation: Thurs, Feb. 16, 2012 at 9am; Rosary/Vigil to follow Visitation at 10am; and Mass at 10:30, all at St. Francis; 
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Shirley Davis was born Shirley Howard on August 3, 1949 in Biloxi, Mississippi to Thurmond and Floydia Howard. She was one of seven children. Her siblings: Patricia, Richard, David, Cynthia, Alvin and Ricky.

Shirley was united in marriage on June 1, 1974 to her high school sweetheart Kenneth Davis. They had three children Troy, Kimberly, and Tara. Later they adopted Sinita Wells into their family

Shilley worked as an underwriter for an insurance company in Orange County and later was employed at RCC as a Book Store Manager and Technical Support Specialist. During her employment at the school she earned her Associate of Arts Degree.

She was a faithful member of Wind of the Spirit Worship Center in Riverside, Califorina.

She is survived by her parents, silbings, grandchildren, and many friends

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April, 02,1938-April,12,2012
April, 02,1938-April,12,2012

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Judy Gilliam's brother
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Rodney Bush with his son and daughters
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