Margaret Flynn

Margaret "Toots" Flynn, 81, of Yuba City died Dec. 6,

2000, at Live Oak Manor.

Born in North Dakota, she was a Yuba-Sutter resident for 20 years.

She was a receptionist with Kaiser Hospital in Richmond.

Survivors include one son, Michael Flynn of Yuba City; one daughter,

Patricia Taylor of Lake Head; one brother, Raymond Berg of Yuba

City; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil Flynn; and a brother,

William Berg.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association

and the American Lung Association.

Services: Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday,

with a 3 p.m. prayer, at Hutchison & Carnes Colonial Chapel.

Inurnment will be in Sierra View Memorial Park at a later date.

Shirley B. Phelps

Shirley B. Phelps, 63, of Yuba City died Dec. 6, 2000, at Rideout

Memorial Hospital.

Born in Poteau, Okla., she was a Yuba-Sutter resident for 15 years.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include one daughter, Susan Phelps of Yuba City; six

brothers, Sherman Wren of Marysville, James Wren of Arbuckle, Billy

Wren and Gary Wren, both of Woodland, Howard Wren of Silver Springs,

Nev., and Charles Wren of Lovelock, Nev.; three sisters, Geraldine

Carpenter of Woodland, and Norma Jean Humbach and Margaret Perez,

both of Sparks, Nev.; and two granddaughters.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin R. Phelps, and

a brother, Art Wren.

Services: A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m.

Saturday at Praise Chapel Community Church, Yuba City, with the

Rev. Chris Madsen officiating. Arrangements are under the direction

of Holycross Memorial Services.

Allen D. Hensley

Allen Dale Hensley, 69, of Live Oak died Dec. 5, 2000, at Valley

Oaks Health Care Center in Gridley.

Born in Manford, Okla., he was a Mid-Valley resident for 32 years.

He was a bartender. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1950 to 1954.

He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, McCutcheon Post 5731,

the Loyal Order of Moose of Gridley, No. 1594 and the National Rifle

Association.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Hensley of Live Oak; a daughter,

Glenice Fay Hatfield of Hesperia; a son, Floydray Allen Hensley

of Tehama; four stepdaughters, Peggy Garcia of New Mexico, Ann Rideout

of Oklahoma, Juanita Watkins of Texas and Kathy Jay of Reno, Nev.;

two stepsons, Jack Freeman of Oklahoma and Jerry Freeman of Live

Oak; two sisters, Alta Lorane Blount of Reno and Shirley Sue Elliott

of Live Oak; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Dixie Hughes, and a brother,

Raymond Hensley.

Services: No services will be held. Burial will be in Live

Oak Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Gridley-Block

Funeral Chapel.

Elisa Flores

Elisa Flores, 89, of Yuba City died Dec. 6, 2000, at The Fountains

in Yuba City.

Born in Zaragoza, Mexico, she was a Yuba-Sutter resident for 10

years and a Sunnyvale resident for 40 years. She retired after 25

years as a line worker with Libby, McNeil & Libby in Sunnyvale.

She wa a member of St. Martin Catholic Church in Sunnyvale.

Survivors include one son, Ramon D. Flores of Yuba City; one brother,

Samuel Lopez of Dinuba; two sisters, Juanita Cavazos of Temecula

and Manuelita Vallareal of Visalia; eight grandchildren; and 10

great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Flores; and a son,

Mario Flores.

Services: Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday

at Chapel of the Twin Cities in Yuba City and on Monday from 10

a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at Wyant-Smith Funeral Home, 174 N. Sunnyvale

Ave., Sunnyvale. A funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday

at St. Martin Catholic Church, 590 Central Ave., Sunnyvale, with

the Rev. Tony Pereira officiating. Burial will be in Santa Clara

Mission Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel

of the Twin Cities and Wyant-Smith Funeral Home.

Edna R. Williams

Edna R. Williams, 88, of Sequim, Wash., died Nov. 19, 2000, at

St. Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma, Wash.

Born in Lawrence, Mass., she was a Yuba-Sutter resident for 23

years. She attended schools in Lawrence, Mass., and worked with

her husband at his automobile dealership until their retirement.

She was a member and past officer of the White Shrine of Jerusalem

of Yuba City and past worthy matron of Order of Eastern Star of

Marysville and a member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church of Enumclaw,

Wash.

Survivors include one sister, Germaine Kundrates of Kent, Wash.;

three stepdaughters, Colleen Bradwell of Yuba City, Maudine Cuillard

of Reno, Nev., and Leona Davis of Ravensdale, Wash.; 14 grandchildren;

18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin W. Williams; a

stepson, Melvin M. Williams; a brother, Roland Lambert; and a sister,

Cecile Duquette.

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children,

3160 Geneva St., Los Angeles, 90020-1199.

Services: Funeral services are not planned. Arrangements

are under the direction of Sequim Valley Chapel in Sequim, Wash.

Robert Alexander

Robert "Bob" Alexander, 63, of Brownsville died Dec.

3, 2000, at his residence.

Born in Los Angeles, he was a Yuba-Sutter resident since 1995.

He was pastor of the First Southern Baptist Church in Brownsville.

He was a 1978 graduate of Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary.

He also had been pastor at the First Southern Baptist Church in

Grover Beach. Prior to pastoring, he was a gospel soloist for 15

years. He was past president of the South County Ministerial Association

and served on the Meals on Wheels Board of Directors.

Survivors include his wife, Darlena Alexander of Brownsville; five

daughters, Deborah Joseph of El Monte, Robin Kiser and Suzanne Taylor,

both of Bakersfield, Elisa Dubose of Grover Beach and Janice Wiley

of Alabama; two brothers, Eugene Alexander and Dick Alexander, both

of Temple City; two sisters, Elizabeth Prandini of Pomona and Virginia

Alexander of Oregon; and 14 grandchildren.

Services: A memorial service will be conducted at 2:30

p.m. Sunday at the First Baptist Church in Brownsville. Burial will

be in Arroyo Grande Cemetery in Arroyo Grande. Arrangements are

under the direction of Lipp and Sullivan Chapel and Marshall-Spoo

Sunset Funeral Chapel in Grover Beach.

James A. Murphy Jr.

James Albert Murphy Jr., 72, of Wheatland died Dec. 7, 2000, at

Kaiser Hospital in Roseville.

Born in Meridian, Miss., he was a Yuba-Sutter resident since 1959.

He was a civil service electrician for 17 years at Beale Air Force

Base. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years and was

a veteran of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred I. Murphy of Wheatland; a son,

James Albert Murphy III of Barstow; a daughter, Patricia A. Sohrakoff

of Wheatland; three brothers, Cecil Murphy, Bobby Murphy and Wally

Murphy, all of Meridian, Miss.; two sisters, Syble Collins of Meridian,

Miss., and Martha Richards of Santa Paula; three grandchildren;

and three great-grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to the Lupus Foundation, 1300 Piccard

Drive, Rockville, Md. 20850-4303.

Services: Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today at

Lipp and Sullivan Chapel. A graveside service will be held at 2

p.m. Saturday at Wheatland Cemetery with the Rev. Rick Daugherty

of the Wheatland Southern Baptist Church officiating.

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