Obituaries: Oct. 5, 2023
By Mid Valley Times Staff
5:41 am,
October 5, 2023
Jose Encarnacion Cabrera

Jose Encarnacion Cabrera of Dinuba, died on Sept. 25, 2023. He was 63 years old. Mr. Cabrera was an electrician. Visitation will be on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 at Dopkins Funeral Chapel in Dinuba from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment will be at Smith Mountain Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Cabrera, two sons, five daughters, 23 grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and 11 siblings. Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Thelma Pauline Campbell

Thelma Pauline Campbell of Squaw Valley, died on Sept. 21, 2023. She was 78 years old. She is survived by her one son and one daughter. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel is charge of arrangements.

Beverly Conklin

Bev Conklin passed away Sept. 17, 2023. She was 94 years old. Bev was born in Reedley and raised on the family farm “Kerners Turkey Ranch and Hatchery.” She married Bill Conklin in 1947 and they were business owners in Dinuba beginning with Conklin VanNoy Chrysler Plymouth Agency, The C&D Hardware (partnering with the late Frank Debuskey) and eventually starting Conklin’s Clothing Store in 1955 where Bev was actively involved. She was very active in the community. Conklin’s remained in the family for 50 years in Downtown Dinuba. 

She is survived by her son Tim, Daughter Jennifer Pearson, and Mark (the free spirit). Services will be private.

Rosendo Corrales

Rosendo Corrales of Dinuba, died on Sept. 26, 2023. He was 85 years old. Mr. Corrales was a farm worker. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2023 from 5 to 8 p.m. with a Rosary said at 6 p.m. at Sterling & Smith Funeral home. A funeral Mass will be on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 at 10 a.m. at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church with interment at Smith Mountain Cemetery. He is survived by his spouse, Alicia Corrales, three sons, two daughters, six brothers, 15 grandchildren and many great grandkids. Sterling & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Naomi G. Edmonds

Naomi G. Edmonds of Sanger, died on Sept. 27, 2023. She was 78 years old. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023 at 10:30 a.m. at the Sanger Cemetery District. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.

Javier Elizondo

Javier Elizondo of Reedley, died on Sept. 18, 2023. He was 68 years old. Mr. Elizondo was a family doctor.

Funeral services were held on Oct. 3, 2023 at Gracy & Mercy Apostolic Church in Reedley with interment at Smith Mountain Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Myra Elizondo, two sons, two daughters, two sisters and five grandchildren. Dopkins Reedley Funeral Chapel was charge of arrangements.

Adolph Garcia

Adolph Garcia of Fresno, died on Sept. 24, 2023. He was 82 years old. Visitation will be held on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023 from 8:30 to 9 a.m., a Rosary said at 9 a.m. and the funeral Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sanger. Interment will be at Clovis Cemetery. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.

Alfonso Rios Macias

Alfonso Rios Macias of Dinuba, died on Sept. 22, 2023. He was 72 years old. Mr. Macias was a musician. A Rosary will be said Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Sterling & Smith Funeral Home in Dinuba. A funeral Mass will be on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023 at 10: a.m. at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church with interment at Smith Mountain Cemetery. He is survived by his six sons, seven daughters, one brother, one sister and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Sterling & Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Melquiades M. Medrano

Melquiades M. Medrano of Sanger, died on Oct. 1, 2023. He was 89 years old. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023 from 4 to 7 p.m. with a Rosary said at 6 p.m. at Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home. A funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, Oct.12, 2023 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Sanger. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Benjamin Torres Munoz

Benjamin Torres Munoz of Dinuba, died on Sept. 26, 2023. He was 87 years old. Mr. Munoz was a farm laborer. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023 at Dopkins Funeral Chapel in Dinuba from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment will be at Smith Mountain Cemetery. He is survived by his seven daughters, 19 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two brothers and four sisters. Dopkins Dinuba Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Brittany Kristine Romena-Myers

Brittany Kristine Romena-Myers of Madera, died on Sept. 14, 2023. She was 31 years old. Visitation will be on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023 from 9 to 10 a.m. with a funeral Service to follow at 10 a.m. at the Truth Tabernacle Church. Wallin’s Sanger Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.

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