Obituaries

Frank Matthew Penna — April 8, 1938 to January 12, 2014

From the March 21, 2014 Edition

Frank Matthew Penna was the brother of Dennis Penna of Lebec and son of Carole Nives Penna, also of Lebec. He was an honorary member of our Mountain Community family and a frequent visitor here. …

Michael Bailey Hall — December 20, 1951 to March 13, 2014

From the March 21, 2014 Edition


Michael Bailey Hall was born December 20, 1951 in Greenville, South Carolina to Lee and Frances Hall. On March 13, 2014 he succumbed to pneumonia in a hospital in Bakersfield with friends and family at …

Carole Nives Penna — July 15, 1920 to March 8, 2014

From the March 14, 2014 Edition

Carole Penna passed away March 8, quietly in her sleep at Astoria Nursing Home in Sylmar, California. She was 93 years old.

Born in Brooklyn, New York on July 15, 1920 as Carole Nives, …

Eileen Sybil Brimble — May 16, 1924 to March 3, 2014

From the March 14, 2014 Edition

Eileen Brimble, who loved family, friends and animals, and who brought happiness to many hearts, passed away peacefully on March 3, 2014 at the age of 89.

Eileen lived a long and eventful life.  She …

Jon Douglas Page — 1942 to 2014

From the February 28, 2014 Edition

Jon Douglas Page of Pine Mountain Club passed away peacefully, though unexpectedly, in his writing space at home on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.

Doug relentlessly supported equal rights for all people. He aligned himself with …

James Marvin Lockhart — April 8, 1933 to January 17, 2014

From the February 14, 2014 Edition

The James Lockhart family sincerely wishes to thank all the many folks who expressed support during the time of their sorrow.

James Lockhart, the head of the family, died January 17 after some weeks …

Keith Nelson — 1931 to 2014

From the February 14, 2014 Edition

Keith Nelson, 82, passed away at his home in Frazier Park on February 7, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Kitty Jo; his daughters, Roni Sue ‘Rhonda’ Pflugh (Jim) and Mitzi …

Marvin Allen Ehrlich — June 22, 1926 to January 11, 2014

From the January 31, 2014 Edition

Marvin Allen “Marv” Ehrlich—beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend—went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. He was born in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, on June 22, 1926 to Alexander and Christine Ehrlich. …

Chester Oliver Rogers — January 24, 1936 to December 21, 2013

From the January 24, 2014 Edition

Chester Oliver “Chet” Rogers, 77 passed away December 21, 2013 at his residence in Frazier Park, California.

Chester was born January 24, 1936 in Gilbertown, Alabama to parents Verna Vivian (McRae) Rogers and Samuel Earl …