On Nov. 5, Joyce Sylvia Alejos, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away at the age of 76.

On Sunday, Nov. 15, Marilyn “Jeanne” Crow loving wife and mother of two children passed away at 86 due to Alzheimer’s.

Funeral homes often submit obituaries as a service to the families they are assisting. However, we will be happy to accept obituaries from family members pending proper verification of the death.

JT Sullivan passed away peacefully after a short illness on Nov. 11 in Banning. He was 95.

James M. Moltz passed away Oct. 19 after a short battle with lung cancer.

Anita Mary MacDonald passed away Oct. 31 at her home in Beaumont of natural causes. She was 95.

Dolores Kay Cicogna, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend, passed away on Oct. 30 at 67.

Born Nov. 15, 1961 in San Bernardino died unexpectedly Oct. 27 in her home in Banning.

Grace J. Martin, 80, passed away Oct. 29 in Cherry Valley.

Denise Gray, 43, of Banning passed away suddenly on Oct.13 at her home on the Morongo Indian Reservation. Denise was born in Banning on Oct. 26, 1976 to her parents Susan and Dennis Gray, Sr. and lived in Banning all her life. She attended Banning High School and graduated in 1994.

Audrey C. Chapparosa, 57, tribal member of Los Coyotes Indian Reservation in Thermal passed away Oct. 18 in Perris.

Jerry Lee Wallis of Banning passed away on Oct. 20 of natural causes.

Elsie Lee McGuire passed away peacefully on Oct. 24 in Moreno Valley.

Frank Simone passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 7, 2020.

Patricia Anne Watson passed away on Sept. 30 at home in Banning. She was 87.

Thomas O’Camb passed away Oct. 18 after a battle with cancer. He was 70.

Bonita Lou Spykerman passed away on Oct. 2 at the Cottages at Artesia Gardens in Buena Park. She was 87.

Ruby Ann Kaylor passed away peacefully Oct. 1, 2020 in Sun Lakes.

Theatlas Reagor, Sr. was born on Dec. 6, 1937 in Abilene, Texas to L.C. Reagor and Carrie Mae Reagor.

Violet Lucille Schmidt of Beaumont died on Sept. 26 after a losing her battle with cancer. She was 72.

Carol Myers Warner, beloved mother and grandmother, passed away on Sept. 18 in Banning.

Robert Allen Pieksma, 79, of Beaumont passed away on Sept. 24, at his home.

Richard J. Parmelee died on Sept. 24 after losing his battle with melanoma cancer. He was 72.

Robert Joseph Valdivia Sr., 74, of La Quinta passed away on Sept. 22 after a tough battle with heart disease.

Norma Jean Shedden, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, passed away on June 29 at the age of 83.

Sarah Deborah Phifer, 41, of Beaumont passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 14 in Chicago.

William I. Baskin, a long-time resident of Banning, passed away Sept. 28 in Grand Terrace.

Yong Cha Kennedy passed away at home from pancreatic cancer on Sept. 11.

Polly Linton, a long time resident of the Morongo Indian Reservation, died Sept. 14 after suffering from a severe medical condition.

Praisetab will honor, remember and celebrate our mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, friend and diva.

John Alan White, 56, of Big Bear, formerly of Banning, passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 19.

Maj. William H. Johnson, U.S Marine Corps (ret.) passed away Sept. 3, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.

Kathleen Elizabeth Wagner, 73, passed away peacefully on Sept. 8, 2020, at her home in Cherry Valley. Kathy was a resident of Cherry Valley for 40 years. She was born in Brooklyn to a Navy mom and Marine father. The family settled in Fullerton after 10 years of military moves throughout Sout…

Barbara Ann Hall, née Lakso, died on Sept. 4 in Streator, Ill. after succumbing to the severe and rapid effects of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

At the age of 53 James Lara passed away peacefully with his mother Mary Lara, brother Larry, and a lot of other family members by his side at Desert Regional Hospital on Sept. 10, 2020.

Joan Selvin passed away on Sept. 12, 2020 in Banning. She was 89.

Norma Gow Shedden passed away June 29, 2020 in Montana, where she lived with her husband Bill.

Dolores Morris of Beaumont passed away at the age of 90 on Aug. 10, 2020.

Theresa Sanchez, 42, of Banning, passed away at San Gorgonio Memorial Park of Banning on Aug. 30.

Upcoming Events

The Greater Hope Foundation for Children of Banning

The Greater Hope Foundation for Children of Banning is hosting a tax-deductible gift drive through Dec. 11. Donations can be dropped off at 1035 W. Ramsey St. in Banning, or purchases can be made online for delivery to their office via Amazon Smiles and at aghope.org.