Helen Mattias died Dec. 26 at her home in Sun Lakes.
Ella (Teena) Amelia Fairchild Mandella answered the Lord’s invitation to enter Heaven early morning on Jan. 15, quietly climbing the stairway to Heaven and joining her Cowboy Gene Mandella at the gates to enter into eternal life with all those who have been waiting for her arrival.
Robert (Bob) Henry Nichol, Jr. was at home surrounded by his loving family when he was called to be with the Lord on Nov. 30, 2019. Robert was born on Jan. 19, 1930, in Brush, Colo., to Robert H. Nichol and Helen Perdida Nichol (nee; Cochran).
Eddie Hudson Jr., 84, passed away at San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital with his son Maurice by his side on the day after Christmas in 2019. He was born Sept. 29, 1935 in Thomasville, Ga., to Ed Hudson Sr., known as “Buster,” and Alice (Brown) Hudson, known as “Dear.”
Miles E. Williams, Sr. of Greenwood was born Oct. 25, 1934 in Wichita Falls, Texas to Ollie and Inez (Welchel) Williams. He entered though God’s gates on Dec. 30, 2019. He was 85.
Crystal Renee Geneva (Pimentel) Chagolla, age 32 of Billings, Mont. passed away on Dec. 21, 2019 in Montana. Crystal was born in Albuquerque, N.M. on Dec. 9, 1987 and moved home to the Morongo Indian Reservation where she lived throughout her childhood.
William Franklin Hartness Sr. passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 at the age of 90. William, or "Bill" as he was known to his family and friends, was a 43-year resident of Yucaipa.
Stan Smith was a mentor to so many people whose lives intersected with his during his years as a basketball coach and a parks and recreation leader in Banning.
Ruth Glidewell, 90 years young, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away at 3 a.m. on the morning of Dec. 8 from complications arising from a fall and the return of her cancer.
Joan Belson Laurin, age 93, was a native Californian with roots deep in the Southwest in Arizona and extending to Colonial Pennsylvania where an ancestor served during the Revolutionary War.
On Remembrance Day this year, on the eve of a full and autumn moon, Betty S. Green died on Nov. 22. Born Betty Mae Sanders on April 7, 1938, her 81 years here with us left an impression so profound that all who knew her will remember her well.
Lystra M. Carson, age 80, passed away peacefully with her loving husband by her side. She was 13-year resident of Banning. Lystra was born on Nov. 28, 1938 in Almedia, Penn. to her parents Joseph and Jeanne Marshall.