Betty DeMoss

Betty DeMoss of Dinuba died March 10. She was 86.

Mrs. DeMoss worked as a nurse’s aide.

She is survived by one son and three daughters. She was preceded in death by her husband and one daughter.

Visitation was on March 19 at Dopkins Funeral Chapel in Dinuba. A graveside service was held March 20 at Smith Mountain Cemetery in Dinuba.

Manuel ‘Nellie’


Manuel “Nellie” Halverson of Cutler died March 14. He was 75.

Mr. Halverson was self-employed.

He is survived by two sons, one sister and four grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. with a rosary service at 6 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Dopkins Funeral Chapel in Dinuba.

Frances Prendez

Frances L. Prendez of Visalia died Feb. 28 in Visalia. She was 81.

Mrs. Prendez worked as a fruit packer.

She is survived by three sons, one daughter, one sister 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

A chapel service was held March 15 at Reedley First Mennonite Church. Burial was at Reedley Cemetery.



Gregorio Quintanilla of Orange Cove died March 13 in Orange Cove. He was 91.

Mr. Quintanilla was self-employed.

He is survived by three sons, two brothers, four sisters and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21, at Reedley Mennonite Brethren Church. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, March 22, at Reedley Mennonite Brethren Church.

Roy Sherfield

Roy Gene Sherfield of Squaw Valley died March 16 in Fresno. He was 79.

Mr. Sherfield worked as a building contractor.

He is survived by three sons, two daughters, two sisters, 20 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at Bear Mountain Library in Squaw Valley.

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