: Madera, Ca : January 23, 2014 : Fresno, CA : September 11, 2013 : 4months
Visitation Monday, January 17, 2014 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Traditional Laotian Buddhist Service Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home at 1:00 pm
: Clovis, CA : January 19, 2014 : Corder, MO : July 28, 1916 : 97
Jessie was born on July 28, 1916 to Guy and Irma Miller in Corder, MO and passed away Sunday January 19, 2014. Jessie was an artist for Medium-Acrylics and Oil. She loved gardening, traveling, square dancing, sewing and even made her own square dancing dresses. She was a musician and she loved to play the piano. She sang in the church choir and with the Chorus at Yosemite Gardens. She enjoyed her religious studies and was an avid artist.
Jesse was an USO volunteer during WWII, a member of the Jr. Ebells, a Girl Scout and Brownies Leader and was a member of Altar Guild for the Episcopal Church Women. She was proud of the 1st place award she received at the Ojai and Santa Barbara Art Festivals.
Special thank you to Optimal Hospce, Rev. M. Racusin of the Holy Family Episcopal Church, Layne Scharton, Kim Yanez and Melinda Zavala for the special devotion and care they gave her in her final weeks.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests remembrances or donations be made to Holy Family Espicopal Church or Optimal Hospice Foundation.
Concepcion Avina Contreras
Visitation Monday, January 27, 2014 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home at 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Rosary Monday, January 27, 2014 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home at 12:30 am
Funeral Service Monday, January 27, 2014 at Chapel of the Light Funeral Home at 1:00 pm
: Fresno Ca : January 21, 2014 : Calexico, Ca : January 5, 1930 : 84
Concepcion was born January 5, 1930 in Calexico, Ca to Panfilo and Maria Avina and passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2014 in Fresno, Ca.
She is preceded in death by both her parents and her son Richard Contreras.
She is survived by her husband Jose G. Contreras; her children Luis Contreras, Laura Curiel, Ernesto Contreras, Jose Contreras Jr., Maria Contreras Rivera, Josephine Melendez, Arturo Contreras and Leonard Contreras; 19 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren; siblings Arturo Avina, Jennie Martinez, Angel Avina, Alicia Avina, Margarito Avina and Inez Avina.
Juan D. Ramos
Visitaiton will be held on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 from 9:00am to 11:00am
A Rosary will be prayed at 9:00am and Celebration of Life will start at 11:00am