Weekly newspaper of Three Rivers, California, and Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Parks

Obituaries

  Elizabeth Clark Chappell of Sacramento passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018, after a brief illness. She was 26.    Lizzie was born January 31, 1992, in Atlanta, Ga., to John and Shelley Chappell. Lizzie is a graduate of Del Oro High School in Loomis, Calif., and received her degree in Organizational Leadership from Arizona State University.   Lizzie worked as a junior merchandise manager at Lumens...
  John Adam Harris died Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Emmett, Idaho. He was 85.   There will be two memorial services. The first will be in Emmett on Saturday, May  19, at 10 a.m., at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. The Three Rivers memorial service will be held Saturday, May 26, at 1:30 p.m., at the Community Presbyterian Church of Three Rivers.    John, known to friends and family as Jack and...
  Richard Tyler Deitz of Elderwood died at his home on Friday, April 27, 2018. He was 24.   A memorial service will be Monday, May 14, at 10 a.m., at Foothill Bible Church, 37721 Road 200, Elderwood. A reception will follow at the Cottonwood Barn in Elderwood.   Tyler was born December 29, 1993, in Visalia. He was born with a genetic metabolic disease, but despite multiple surgeries and hospital...
  Osman “Ozzy” Abdalla died unexpectedly Thursday, March 22, 2018, at his Three Rivers home. He was 86.    A private memorial service will be held at a later date.   Ozzy was born May 23, 1931, to father Elsaeed Abdalla and mother Elhilaly Ameena in Cairo, Egypt. He was a chemical engineer and his career took him around the globe.    Ozzy was multilingual, which helped him in his extensive...
  NOTICE OF DEATH From the family of Richard Campe—    Richard Campe passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in his home in Three Rivers. He wants to thank everyone with his full heart for their loving support and caring throughout his whole life.  
  Lynn Edward Britten died at his Exeter home on Sunday, March 25, 2018. He was 93.   Visitation will be Monday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Smith Family Chapel in Exeter. A graveside service will be at Exeter District Cemetery at 2 p.m., followed by a reception at the Exeter Methodist Church.    Lynn was born in Exeter to Younie and Salome (McFall) Britten on February 19, 1925. Lynn’s...
  Iyone Yvonne Jorgensen of Three Rivers passed away Friday, March 16, 2018. She was 88.    A graveside service will be held at Three Rivers Cemetery on Saturday, April 21, at noon, with a celebration of life to follow at the Fleeman home in Three Rivers.   Iyone was born to Viola and Bassil Rohweller on June 27, 1929, in Los Angeles. She was raised on California Street in El Monte, Calif.   ...
  Gregory Mendoza Jr. died Saturday, March 3, 2018, at his Three Rivers home. He was 68.   A celebration of Greg’s life will be held Thursday, April 5, at 3 p.m., at The Gateway Restaurant and Lodge in Three Rivers.   Greg was born July 16, 1949, in Sacramento to Gregorio “Jorge” Mendoza and Esther Martinez Mendoza. He was raised and educated in Sanger.   Around 1990, Greg settled in Three Rivers...
  Douglas Stewart Long died Friday, March 2, 2018, at his Visalia home, surrounded by family. He was 66.   Doug was born January 28, 1952, in Tulare to Walter and Betty Long. He attended Tulare Union High School where he was class president.    After refusing to cut his hair, which jeopardized his college funding, he left school to  pursue a career in music. With friends, he formed a rock-n-roll...
  Leroy Jesse Maloy of Woodlake died Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at Kaweah Delta Transitional Care in Visalia. He was 83.   A celebration of Leroy’s life will be held Saturday, June 2, at Foothill Bible Church, 37721 Road 200, Elderwood.   Leroy was born May 14, 1934, to Lee Maloy and Blanche McKee Maloy of Three Rivers and raised on the family ranch. He was the eldest of three children.    Leroy...

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