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Wednesday January 19, 1955
Abrams, Robert F. - Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today in the
Doughty - Calhoun - O'Meara Funeral Chapel for Dr. Robert F. Abrams, 70,
221 Oleander Ave., who died yesterday morning in his home. Rabbi Irving
Ganz, officiated. Interment followed in the Bakersfield Jewish Cemetery.
The deceased was a native of San Francisco, and had lived in Bakersfield
the past 16 years. He was an optometrist by profession. Survivors include
his wife, Lulu; a son, Howard, of Stockton; a daughter, Mrs. Marjorie
Edmonson, Bakersfield and four grandchildren. Pallbearers were Harry Rubin,
Robert Strauss, Jack Landson, Millard Loewenstein, Dr. Fred Shorr, Al
Goldwater, Harry Cooper and Dr. Lionel Klakoff.

Stockton, California
Friday February 6, 1970 page 18
Lulu Abrams
Private funeral services will be held Monday for Lulu Abrams, 85, of 218
E. Arcade, mother of Stockton optometrist Dr. Howard Abrams, who died
Wednesday in a local hospital. Mrs. Abrams, a native of San Francisco, had
resided in Stockton about 14 years. Survivors, in addition to Dr. Abrams,
include a daughter, Marjorie Hedge, of Monterey, four grandchildren and two
great grandchildren. Burial will be in Bakersfield Cemetery.

Stockton, California
Friday February 6, 1970 page 18 DEATHS
ABRAMS--In Stockton, Feb. 4, 1970, Lulu Abrams, beloved mother of
Dr. Howard Abrams of Stockton, Mrs. Marjorie Hedge of Monterey: loving
grandmother of Mrs. Thomas Cherry of Yuba City, James Abrams of Walnut
Creek, Mrs. Michael Trombetta of Monterey, Gary Edmondson of Bakersfield,
Robert Garrett of San Jose, great grandmother of Thomas and Susan Cherry
of Yuba City; a native of San Francisco, Calif., aged 85 years.
Private services will be held Monday, Feb. 9, 1971, at 10 a.m. in the
Committal at Bakersfield Cemetery.

The Sacramento Bee
June 10, 1990 Page: B13
Actress Barbara Baxley, who played diverse roles on stage, film and
television, was found dead Thursday of an apparent heart attack. She was 63.
Miss Baxley's Broadway debut was in 1948, when she played a confused bride
in the revival of Noel Coward's "Private Lives." She received a Tony
nomination in 1960 for her role in the Tennessee Williams play, "Period of
Adjustment." Other Broadway credits include "Whodunnit" in 1983, "The Three
Sisters" in 1964 and "She Loves Me" in 1963.
Miss Baxley's performance as Sally Field's mother in the 1979 film "Norma
Rae" won Baxley critical praise, as did her 1981 performance in the Wendy
Wasserstein play, "Isn't It Romantic?"
Her film credits included "Nashville" in 1975, "Countdown" in 1968, "No Way
to Treat a Lady" in 1968 and "All Fall Down" in 1960. Miss Baxley also
appeared in many television programs, including "Murder, She Wrote,"
"Hawaii Five-O," "Playhouse 90" and "Studio One."

The Orange County Register
June 10, 1990 Page: B17
Tony nominee Barbara Baxley // Californian, 63, won praise for her stage,
movie and TV roles
Barbara Baxley, 63, a stage, film and television actress, was found dead
Thursday in her New York apartment. The medical examiner's office said the
apparent cause of death was a heart attack.
Since her 1948 Broadway debut as a baffled bride in a revival of Noel
Coward's "Private Lives," starring Tallulah Bankhead and Donald Cook, Miss
Baxley played roles in productions ranging from Shakespeare to musical
In 1960, she played a different bride, this one from Texas, in the
Tennessee Williams play "Period of Adjustment," for which she received a
Tony nomination.
She also won critical praise as Sally Field's mother in the 1979 film "Norma
Rae" and again in 1981 as a business executive in Wendy Wasserstein's play
"Isn't It Romantic." Early in her career, she filled in for Jean Arthur in
"Peter Pan" and took over Julie Harris' role in "I Am a Camera." Off-Broadway,
she sang Brecht-Weill songs in "Brecht on Brecht" (1962) and appeared in "To
Be Young, Gifted and Black" (1969).
She starred in the national companies of "Zorba," "The Dark at the Top of
the Stairs" and the Kennedy Center Bicentennial production of "Scarecrow."
Miss Baxley's films included "Nashville" (1975), "Countdown" (1968), "No
Way to Treat a Lady" (1968), "All Fall Down" (1962) and "The Savage Eye"
Her many guest appearances on television included "Murder, She Wrote,"
"Hawaii Five-O," "The Hitchcock Hour," "Studio One" and "Playhouse 90."
Miss Baxley, born in Stockton, graduated with honors in speech and history
from the College of the Pacific in Stockton and won a scholarship to the
Neighborhood Playhouse in New York, where she studied with Sanford Meisner.

The Record, Northern New Jersey
June 10, 1990 Page: a22
Barbara Baxley, a versatile actress whose work ranged from Shakespeare to
musical comedy on stage, to the movie "Norma Rae" and television's "Hawaii
Five-O," has died. She was 63.
Baxley was found dead Thursday in her New York City apartment. Death
apparently was due to a heart attack.
Born in Stockton, Calif., she graduated with honors in speech and history
from the College of the Pacific before going to New York to study with the
Neighborhood Playhouse and the Actors Studio.
She made her Broadway debut in 1948 as the bride in Noel Coward's "Private
Lives," and 12 years later won a Tony nomination for her portrayal of
another bride in Tennessee Williams' "Period of Adjustment."
Baxley was a popular regular in Shakespeare festivals in New York and
Connecticut, performing in several plays, including "Taming of the Shrew,"
"Measure for Measure," and "The Merchant of Venice."
In Hollywood, she won critical acclaim for her role as Sally Field's mother
in "Norma Rae." Her other films included "East of Eden," "The Savage Eye,"
"All Fall Down," "No Way to Treat a Lady," and "The Last Resort."
On television, she was a frequent guest star on several dramatic series,
including "The Hitchcock Hour," "Studio One," and "Playhouse 90." She also
appeared in episodes of lighter series such as "Murder, She Wrote" and
"Hawaii Five-O."
Among her awards were the Philadelphia Drama Critics Award for best female
performance in 1960-61 and the Actors Studio Award for achievement in 1980.
She had no immediate survivors.

The Seattle Times
June 10, 1990 Page: A4
Barbara Baxley, 63, an actress who played diverse roles on stage, film and
television, Thursday of an apparent heart attack.
Stockton , California
Bert Baxley
Bert Baxley, 77, father of Broadway stage actress Barbara Baxley
Taylor of New York, died Monday in a local hospital after a long
Mr. Baxley, a native of Kansas, was the retired office manager of
Equitable Life Insurance Society and had resided here 47 years.
Other survivors are his wife, Emma; a daughter, Helen Peabody of
Stockton; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
There will be no funeral service, according to the family.
(Headstone Photo)

Stockton, California
BAXLEY--In Stockton, Calif., May 27, 1974. Bert Baxley, husband of
Emma Baxley of Stockton; father of Mrs. Helen Peabody of Stockton and
Mrs. Barbara Baxley Taylor of New York. Grandfather of James Abrams of
San Ramon and Mrs. Thomas D. Cherry of Walnut, Calif. Great-grandfather
of Tommy and Susan Cherry of Walnut. A veteran of W.W.I. A native of
Kansas, aged 77 years, 6 months, 26 days.
Friends may call at the COLONIAL CHAPEL OF FRISBIE & WARREN, 809 N.
California St. until 1:00 P.M. May 30.

Porterville, California
Wednesday April 12, 1978
Emma Baxley
Former Porterville resident Emma Tyler Baxley, 82, died Sunday in Stockton
following a long illness.
Born on her grandfather's homestead, the Tyler ranch east of Porterville,
Mrs. Baxley attended local schools. She was graduated from high school
in 1913 and moved to Stockton in 1925 where she has since resided.
She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Baxley of New York and Helen
Peabody of Stockton, four brothers, John Tyler of Whittier, Stephen Tyler
of Big Pines, Lewis Tyler of Hemet and Eugene Tyler of Sonoma, one sister,
Mildred Nultemeier of Sonoma; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Memorial Service will be held at 5 p.m., April 25 at Frisbee-Warren Chapel
in Stockton.

Stockton, California
BAXLEY--In Stockton, April 9, 1978, Emma Tyler Baxley. Wife of the
late Charles (Bert) Baxley. Loving mother of Barbara Baxley of Weston,
Conneticut; Helen Peabody of Stockton. Sister of Mildred Nultemeier of
Sonoma, John Tyler of Whittier, Stephen Tyler of Big Pine, Lewis Tyler of
Hemet and Eugene Tyler of Sonoma. Grandmother of James Abrams of Millbrae
and Robyn Cherry of Huntington Beach. Great-grandmother of 2. A native of
California, aged 82 years.
Friends are invited to attend Memorial Services Wednesday, April 26, 1978
at 5 P.M. in the FRISBIE-WARREN & CARROLL MORTUARY, 809 N. California St.,

Porterville, California
Monday August 17, 1953
Iva Baxley Passes Away Sunday
Mrs. Iva M. Baxley, 79, passed away Sunday afternoon at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Newell Smith, at 411 West School Street. Mrs. Baxley was
born in Kansas and had lived in Porterville since 1906.
Surviving relatives are another daughter, Mrs. Marion Strain of
Burlingame, four sons: Frank Baxley of Porterville; Neal Baxley,
Sacramento, Bert Baxley, Stockton, and Paul Baxley, Corcoran; eight
grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Myers Chapel.

The Times Argus
Barre, Vermont
Tuesday February 3, 1998
Alexander BROWN--Rites
Barre--A service of remembrance for Alexander Brown Jr., who died
Jan. 27, 1998, was held Monday in Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home,
7 Academy St. in Barre. The Rev. Richard Forcier of the Barre Universalist
Church officiated. Terry Boyer, a son, offered reflections.
Burial took place in Hope Cemetery where the Rev. Forcier offered committal
prayers and Joseph Corey, commander of American Legion Post 10, presented
the flag to Terry Boyer.

The World Online - Central Vermont's Online Newspaper
Wednesday February 11, 1998
BROWN, Alexander Jr., 83, of Barre, died Jan. 27. Born in 1914 in Canada, he
was the son of Alexander and Ina (Angus) Brown. He served in the Army during
WWII. His wife, Doris LeFebvre, died in 1996. He worked for New England
Telephone Co., retiring in 1982.
Survivors include a son, Terry Boyer; a daughter, Leslie McBride; four

The Times Argus
Barre, Vermont
BARRE -- Doris L. BROWN, 68, a longtime resident of Jacques Street, died
Nov. 30, 1996, in Central Vermont Hospital in Berlin after several months
of ill health.
Born May 13, 1928, in Barre Town, she was the daughter of Emile and Emma
(Perreault) LeFebvre. She attended Barre schools and Spaulding High School.
She and her husband, Alexander Brown Jr., lived on Jacques Street since their
Mrs. Brown was employed for several years at the former Gladstone Shoe Store
in Barre and later at the City Boot Shop in Montpelier, until retiring in the
mid 1980s.
She particulary enjoyed time spent with her grandchildren and cooking and was
an avid reader.
Survivors include her husband of Barre; a daughter, Leslie McBride of Santa
Clara, Calif.; two sons, Terrence Boyer of Hollister, Calif.; and David Brown
of Barre; four grandchildren; and a brother, Robert LeFebvre of East Hartford,
Conn. A sister Muriel Matte, is deceased.
A service of rememberance will be held Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Hooker & Whitcomb
Funeral Home, 7 Academy St., Barre. Private burial will be held prior to the
service in Hope Cemetery.
There are no calling hours.

Thursday May 20, 1999
James L. Cherry
James L. Cherry, 82, of Martinsville, died from natural causes May 19, 1999
at Morgan County Memorial Hospital.
Born July 15, 1916, in Morgan County, he was the son of George F. and Avis L.
(Holmes) Cherry. He married Elsie Raley, who died Feb. 4, 1982.
Cherry was employed at General Motors in Anderson for 35 years. He retired in
1975 as a supervisor.
He was a member of the Eagles Lodge for 52 years. He served with the U.S. Army
during World War II.
Survivors include two sons, James Randy Cherry of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Larry
Duane Stafford of Sebastian, Fla.; a daughter, Judith Runyan of Isle of Palms,
S.C.; and four sisters, Georgia Allen and Alberta Leonard, both of Martinsville,
Janice Applegate of Paragon and Phyllis Manley of California.
A daughter, Linda Cherry; two brothers, K. Duane Cherry and Thomas Dwight Cherry;
and two sisters, Mary Pettit and Helen Cherry preceded him in death.
The service will be 11 a.m. May 22, 1999, at Costin Funeral Chapel, 539 E.
Washington St. Burial will be in Old South Park Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral chapel.
Military graveside rites will be conducted by the American Legion and Veterans
of Foreign Wars.

James L. Cherry
The service for James L. Cherry was at 11 a.m. May 22, 1999,at Costin Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Mike Aldridge officiated.
Cherry, 82, of Martinsville, died at 4:35 Wednesday at Morgan County Memorial Hospital.
A taped musical selection was "Angel."
Pallbearers were Robert Asher, Mike Cherry, Scott Stafford, Kevin and Michael Garcia and Max Hoppel.
Burial was in Old South park Cemetery.
Military graveside rites were conducted by the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Martinsville, Indiana
Thursday April 8, 1993 page 10
Thomas D. Cherry
Thomas Dwight Cherry, 78, 439 Dale St., died April 7, 1993, at Methodist
Hospital in Indianapolis.
The son of George F. and Avis L. Holmes Cherry, he was born Sept. 7, 1914,
in Gosport. He married Mary "Mag" Mason on May 6, 1946. She survives.
Mr. Cherry was a 1933 graduate of Gosport High School. He was a Navy Chief
Warrant Officer, retiring in 1964 after 30 years in the service. He then
was employed for 12 years with the Mayflower Trucking Co. He retired in
He was a member of the Navy Retired Officers Club, was a prisoner of war
from May 6, 1942 to Sept. 2, 1945, and received the Bronze Star and a
Prisoner of War Medal. He was one of the few survivors of the "March of
Bataan." Other survivors include one son, Mike Cherry, Martinsville; one
daughter, Linda Asher, Paragon; two brothers, James Cherry, Albany, Ga.,
and Duane Cherry, Martinsville; four sisters, Georgia Allen, Alberta
Leonard and Phyllis Manley, all of Martinsville, and Janice Applegate of
Paragon, and three grandchildren, Michele Cherry and Jared and Alisha Asher.
Two sisters, Mary Pettit and Helen Cherry, preceded him in death.
The Rev. Guy Cornwell will conduct the 10:30 a.m. service Saturday at Cure
& Hensley-Costin Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in New South Park
Friends may call 4 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Santa Cruz, California
Tuesday, June 21, 1994 page A-10
Thomas Dwight Cherry Jr.
There will be no services for Thomas Dwight Cherry Jr., who died at his
Soquel home Saturday after a long illness. He was 56. A native of San Diego,
Mr. Cherry came to Santa Cruz in 1980.
Mr. Cherry worked for Sears, Roebuck and Co. for more than 3O years. His
last position was manager of the Capitola Mall Sears store. He was a past
president of the Capitola Host Lions Club. His other major interests were
related to the Early-V8 Ford Club of America and the Ford Museum in
Sacramento, where he made major contributions.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Robyn Clarisse Cherry, of Soquel;
his son Thomas D. Cherry III of Soquel; two daughters; Susan Cherry Boyer
of Hollister and Renee Doan of Idyllwild; five grandchildren; his parents
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Shuhart of Ontario; and numerous nieces and nephews.
At his request, no services are planned. Norman's Family Chapel is in
charge of arrangements.
Contributions may be made in his memory to the Lions Eye Foundation c/o
Pacific Medical Center, P.O. Box 7999, San Francisco, Calif. 94120, or to
a favorite charity.

Pomona, California
Tuesday January 26, 1965
Mrs. Loyda McIntosh
Mrs. Ular O. McIntosh, 69, wife of Loyda McIntosh, of 1631 E. Hawthorne St.,
Ontario, died Monday at 10:15 p.m. at home after a long illness.
Born in Wolfboyu, Ark., she had lived in California since 1949, residing
in Pomona before moving to Ontario in 1957.
Surviving in addition to her husband are four daughters, Mrs. Veda David,
of Campo, Mrs. Vada Grover of Sacramento, Mrs. Ina Mae Parker, of Miami,
Okla., and Mrs. Lois Shuhart, of Ontario; a sister, Mrs. Mintie Sutherlin,
of Simi; a brother, Opie Logan, of Heber Springs, Ark., 13 grandchildren
and 20 greatgrandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Draper Chapel in
Ontario. Officiating will be the the Rev. H.P. Layne, pastor of the First
Church of God of Ontario.
Internment will be made in Bellevue Cemetery.

San Bernadino, California
Wednesday January 27, 1965
ONTARIO -- Final rites for Mrs. Ular O. McIntosh, 69, of 1631 E.
Hawthorne St., will be conducted at 1:30 p.m Friday at the mortuary
chapel, 811 N. Mountain Ave., Ontario. She died Monday at her home.
A native of Arkansas, she came to California in 1949, residing in
Pomona until coming to Ontario in 1957.
She was of the Methodist faith.
Survivors include her husband, Loyda McIntosh; four daughters,
Mrs. Lois B. Shuhart, Ontario; Mrs. Veda Davis, Campo, Mrs. Vada Grover,
Sacramento, and Mrs. Ina Mae Parker, Miami, Okla; a sister, Mrs. Mintie
Sutherlin, Simi; a brother, Opie Logan, Heber Springs, Ark; 13 grand-
children and 20 great-grandchildren.
The Rev. H.P. Layne, pastor of the Ontario First Church of God, will
officiate. Burial will be at Bellevue Cemetery.

Mrs. Eula McIntosh,
Member Of Old Family
Dies In California
Mrs. Eula Logan McIntosh, age 70, of Ontario, Calif., former resident
here, died Monday a week ago at Ontario.
She was the daughter of N.P. and Kate Hastings Logan, a prominent early
family of our county and was born and reared here.
Her husband, Lloyd McIntosh was a former employee of the Old Missouri
and North Arkansas railway. They moved to California about 20 years ago.
Besides her husband, Mrs. McIntosh is survived by four daughters, Mrs.
Marcus Davis and Mrs. Charles Shuhart of California, Mrs. Hobart Parker
of Oklahoma, and Mrs. Lee Grover of Oregon; a sister, Mrs. Bill Sutherlin
of California; a brother Opie Logan, and a sister - in - law, Mrs. O.B.
Logan, both of Heber Springs, and 15 grandchildren and 10 great grand-
Funeral services and burial were at Ontario Friday.

Ontario-Upland, California
Wednesday June 7, 1972
Mr. McIntosh
Lloyda B. McIntosh, 77, of 1631 E. Hawthorne Street, Ontario, Monday in
Joplin, MO. A retired railroad engineer, he was a native of St. Joseph,
Mich., and an Ontario resident for 22 years.
Survived by four daughters. Mrs. Veda Davis of Campo, Mrs. Vada Grover of
Gold Hill, Ore., Mrs. Ina Mae Parker of Miami, Okla., Mrs. Lois B. Shuhart
of Ontario; sisters, Mrs. Denny Benton of Batesville, Ark., Mrs. Opal
McIntosh of Batesville, Ark., Mrs. Diamond Markham of Phoenix, Ariz; 13
grandchildren and 32 greatgrandchildren.
Services 3 p.m. Thursday at Draper Chapel. Interment Bellevue Cemetery,

Stockton, California
Charles Peabody
Charles Henry Peabody, 59, of 708 N. Sutter, died Tuesday in his home
following a long illness.
A city parking lot attendant for the past two years, Mr. Peabody had
lived here for 10 years. He also worked for local funiture stores.
Surviving are his wife, Helen; his father, and two brothers, of Vallejo
and Napa.
No funeral services are planned.

Stockton, California
PEABODY--In Stockton, Calif., March 27, 1973. Charles Henry Peabody,
beloved husband of Helen Peabody of Stockton; Son of Guy Peabody of
Vallejo; brother of George Peabody of Napa. A native of California,
aged 59 years, 0 months, 14 days.
Friends may call at the Colonial Chapel of Frisbie & Warren, 809 N.
California St. until 2:00 p.m. Friday March 30. 1973. Private inurnment
at Cherokee Memorial Park.

Porterville, California
Saturday December 15, 1934
SIBLEY--In Porterville, California, December 14, 1934, Mrs. Hattie Evalena
Sibley, wife of Will S. Sibley, native of New Jersey, sister of Mrs. Rosalie
Moomaw, of Porterville, and Charles A. Kling, of Long Beach. Friends are
invited to the funeral services Monday at 2 p.m., at Loyd-Frietzche Chapel,
Hockett and Mills streets, Rev. B. Dent Naylor officiating. Interment in
Porterville cemetery.

Porterville, California
Monday March 9, 1964 page 1
Native Resident Angie Tyler, Dies
Angie Sibley Tyler, 95, one of the first born girls of the Porterville
area, died at the home of her daughter Emma Tyler Baxley in Stockton.
She was born on what is now the Hilton place east of Porterville
Sept. 12, 1868.
Her parents the late Stephen B. and Emma R. Sibley arrived in
San Francisco from Haverhill, Mass., in 1867, having come around the horn.
The following year they joined George Sibley at his homestead east of
Porterville and it was there that Angie Mae was born. Her only brother,
William Strout Sibley, was born there 22 months later.
Shortly thereafter Stephen Sibley acquired land at the foot of Rocky Hill,
raising cows, chickens and turkeys. This project was to be short-lived for
before Angie was seven, her father was bitten by a rabid dog and lived only
a few days.
Subsequent to the sale of her ranch and buying a new home for herself and
her two children, Mrs. Sibley married James Lewis. Together they built up
what later became known as the Beattie ranch north of Porterville at the
foot of Lewis Hill. It was from there that Angie and Will Sibley trudged
to the little schoolhouse on Mill street in Porterville. They lived as
other pioneers did, deriving much of their social life from the activities
of the church and communities.
Both Angie and her mother were members of the choir at the Congregational
church. There they took an active part in the entertainments, dinners and
socials by which money was raised for the building fund and to pay the
On Nov. 20, 1891 two pioneer families were united when Angie Sibley and
Clyde D. Tyler were married. They spent the entire 34 years of their
married life in and around Porterville. Mr. Tyler died in 1925.
They became the parents of eight children, one of whom died in infancy.
All others survive except Verne Sibley Tyler who died in 1947.
Mrs. Tyler is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Baxley and Mrs. Myldred
Multemeier of San Francisco; four sons, John D. Tyler of Whittner, Stephen
Clyde Tyler of Hermosa Beach, James Lewis Tyler of Temple City and Eugene R.
Tyler of Walnut Creek; nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and two
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Myers chapel. Burial will
be in the Porterville cemetery.

Porterville, California
Monday March 9, 1964 page 8
TYLER--In Stockton March 7, 1964, Angie Mae Tyler, 95, native of Tulare
county; resident of Tulare county until 1944; member of Congregational
church; mother of Emma Tyler Baxley, John D. Tyler, Stephen Clyde Tyler,
James Lewis Tyler, Mrs. Myldred Mutemeir and Eugene R. Tyler; grandmother
of nine; great grandmother of 13 and great great grandmother of two.
Funeral services will be in Myers chapel at 1 p.m. Tuesday, with interment
following in Porterville cemetery.

Porterville, California
Friday June 16, 1967
Bessie Tyler Succumbs After Short Illness
Resident of Porterville and life-long resident of Tulare County, Mrs.
Bessie O. Tyler, died Thursday afternoon in the Tulare District Hospital
following a short illness.
Mrs. Tyler attended local schools and with her husband, the late Verne
Sibley Tyler, owned and operated the Tyler cattle ranch in southeastern
Tulare county. He died in 1947.
At the time of her death Mrs. Tyler's home was at 692 West Kanai. She was
a member of the First Baptist church.
Survivors include three brothers-in-law, Stephen Tyler of Big Pine, John
Tyler of Los Angeles and Eugene Tyler of Walnut Creek and two sisters-in-law,
Emma Tyler Baxley of Stockton, and Mildred Tyler Nultemier of Sonoma.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Myers chapel. Burial
will be in the Porterville cemetery.

Porterville, California
Tuesday July 7, 1925
Clyde Tyler Dies Suddenly
Paralytic Stroke Fatal to Pioneer Resident of District
Death following a paralytic stroke yesterday claimed the life of Clyde
Tyler, pioneer resident of this district, who died while taking a summer's
vacation in Parker Meadows, 11 miles above California Hot Springs.
Mr. Tyler with his wife and two grandchildren had been at their cabin in
the Meadows for several days and yesterday morning upon arising, toppled
over with a paralytic stroke, dying it is believed at once. Mrs. Tyler
walked and ran seven miles down the mountain trail to the Atkins place,
where she secured aid. An Inquest for Mr. Tyler is to be held at 4 o'clock
this afternoon and funeral arrangements will be made later.
Mr. Tyler is a member of one of the oldest families of the district, having
lived here for many years. Among his survivors, besides the widow are the
following sons of Porterville, John, Vern, Toby, Eugene, and daughters,
Mrs. Bert Baxley and Myldred Tyler of Ducor. He also leaves several brothers
and sisters.

Porterville, California
Saturday March 13, 1943
DeWitt Tyler Reported Killed In Plane Crash
Widely Known Youth Dies In Arkansas
Details Unknown; He Enlisted In Fresno Dec. 12, 1941
DeWitt H. Tyler, 25, graduate of the local schools and who spent all of
his life in this community, is reported by a press dispatch as having been
killed yesterday in an airplane crash in Arkansas. Details of the tragedy
were not learned here.
DeWitt enlisted in the Army Air Corps at Fresno, December 12, 1941, which
was just five days after Pearl Harbor. He was assigned to Jefferson
Barracks, Mo. He was graduated as a bombardier, and it is understood had
become an instructor.
The Porterville boy was born in Stockton, August 21, 1917. He was the son
of Mrs. J.C. Hiller of Duncan Mills, on the Russian river, but had been
reared by his uncle and aunt Mr. and Mrs. Vern Tyler, of California Hot
Springs. He was a brother of Mrs. Lillian Tyler Mauel of Palo Alto and
Jacqueline Tyler Baird of the Bay district.
DeWitt was graduated from Porterville union high school with the class of
1935, and later attended Porterville junior college. He was prominent in
school activities, but had not gone out for athletics. He was widely known

Porterville, California
Monday August 23, 1915
Porterville Pioneer Passes Away Suddenly At Nordhoff, Ventura
Mrs. Georgia Ann Tyler Succumbs to Acute Indigestion
Relatives here this morning received a telegram stating that Mrs. Georgia
Ann Tyler, wife of the late James Tyler, had died suddenly at the home of
her daughter, Mrs. Celia Burton in Nordhoff, Ventura county, her demise
being due to acute indigestion. The remains will be brought here for burial
in Porterville cemetery. The details of the funeral will be announced later.
Mrs. Tyler, who was born in Arkansas in 1853, came to California when a
small child and was married here to Mr. Tyler in an early day. She lived
here until about thirteen years ago, when she and her husband went to live
with their children at Nordhoff.
Mrs. Tyler is survived by five children; Mrs. Celia Burton and Job Tyler of
Nordhoff, Mrs. Clara Pendleton of Dunsmuir and Wilko Tyler and Mrs. Grace
Glass of Bakersfield. She was a step-daughter of William King of south Tule
and a sister-in-law of Mrs. Tyler-Gwinn and Mrs. Dan Abbott.
Her husband died last spring. His remains were brought here for burial.

Porterville, California
Monday August 23, 1915
Two Funerals Will Be Held Tomorrow
Rites for Mrs. Tyler in Morning and for Mrs. Martin in Afternoon--
Rev. Milligan to Officiate
The funeral of Mrs. Georgia Ann Tyler will be held from McCabe's undertaking
parlors tomorrow morning at 11 o'clock, Rev. J.A. Milligan officiating.
Interment will be in the Porterville cemetery. Mrs. Tyler's remains will
arrive from Nordhoff at 8:35 tomorrow morning.

Porterville, California
Monday January 4, 1915
Jim Tyler Passes Away At NordhoffAt Ripe Old Age
Came To Porterville Country As Cattleman In Year 1860
Word was received this morning by Mrs. Tyler Gwinn that her brother-in-law
S.J.W. Tyler, of Nordhoff, Ventura county, had passed away and that the
remains would arrive here Wednesday morning for interment in the Porterville
cemetery by the remains of his sons, Ansel and James Tyler, Jr.
Mr. Tyler was one of the pioneer cattleman of this section, coming here from
the north in 1860. He had a large range in the Deer Creek country and it was
in honor of him and his brother, Mrs. Tyler Gwinn's husband, that Tyler
creek was named.
He discovered Hot Springs and at one time owned Bull Run Meadows. An old
house erected by him on Tyler creek burned down a few days ago.
Mr. Tyler moved to Bakersfield about twelve years ago and for the past two
years had been living with his daughter, Mrs. Chas. Burton, at Nordhoff.
Besides his widow he is survived by two sons and three daughters; Mrs.
Burton and Job Tyler of Nordhoff, Mrs. Clara Pendleton of Dunsmuir and Wilko
Tyler and Mrs. Grace Glass of Bakersfield. A brother, David Tyler, resides
at Chico and a sister, Mrs. Cornelia Drew, in San Diego.
Mr. Tyler was born in Michigan in 1834 and came to California in 1859.
He was a charter member of the A.O.U.W., in Porterville, which order has
no branch here now.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed. J.C. McCabe will be in charge
of the interment.

Porterville, California
Saturday January 28, 1956
Son Of Springs Discover Dies In Fresno
Son of the discover of California Hot Springs, Job Henry Tyler, has passed
away in Fresno.
Mr. Tyler, 74, a retired Southern Pacific Engineer, died of a heart attack
at his Fresno home Thursday night according to word received here.
His father, James, and a brother discovered the hot springs while riding in
the area looking for land. They saw steam rising from the snow and found the
springs when they investigated.
James Tyler died in 1913 at the age of 81. He made his home at the hot
springs resort for many years and later was a constable in Porterville.

Porterville, California
Thursday July 31, 1986
John D. Tyler
Memorial service for John Darryl Tyler, 88, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday
at White Emerson Mortuary in Whittier following cremation. He died Tuesday
in Whittier following a lengthy illness.
Tyler was the son of Angie Sibley and Clyde Tyler, a Porterville pioneer
family. He was a Porterville native and graduated from Porterville High
School in 1916 before moving to Whittier. He was a retired engineer for
Kimball Elevator Co. in Los Angeles.
Suvivors include his wife Marie of Whittier, two daughters, Lillian Mauel
of Menlo Park and Jackie Tyler of Granton; a sister Mildred Tyler Nultemeier
of Apple Valley; a brother, Eugene Tyler of Napa; and several grandchildren,
great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Porterville, California
Monday November 5, 1984
Martha P. Tyler
The family of Martha Pitman Tyler, 78, who died Oct 31 as a result of an
automobile accident, has requested that donations be sent to the St Jude
Children's Research Hospital as a remembrance. No funeral service was
conducted in keeping with Mrs. Tyler's wishes. A native of San Francisco,
Tyler moved to Porterville as a youth and attended Porterville schools.
She was a 1928 graduate of Stanford University as a registered nurse and
worked for several years in Sausalito in that capacity.
In 1943 she started a collection agency in Sausalito, which she operated
for 33 years until her retirement. She was a volunteer worker for Sonoma
Valley Hospital Auxiliary, a member of Sonoma Women's Club and lived in
Napa since 1961.
Survivors include her husband, Eugene Tyler of Napa, a daughter, Shirley
Tignet Jones of Boulder, Colo., a sister, Barbara Barnhart of Fresno, four
grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.
Arrangements are by Napa Valley Memorial Gardens Mortuary.

Porterville, California
Tuesday December 27, 1927
Four Natural Deaths In District Over Week-end
Four persons died in Porterville and district over the holidays.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock for Mrs.
Mary Tyler, 71, pioneer of the White River district. She died late Saturday
evening. She and her husband came to the White River district 40 years ago,
where they homesteaded, and there lived until their deaths. Mr. Tyler
succumbed two years ago. Rev. J.A. Milligan is to officiate, and burial will
be at the Home of Peace cemetery.

Porterville, California
Monday July 2, 1979
Mary Tyler
Services wll be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Huston Funeral Home in Lebanon,
Ore. for Mary Tyler, 86, of Strathmore who died Friday in a Lindsay Hospital
after a long illness. Burial will follow in the Liberty Cemetery in Lebanon.
Webb Sanders Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.
Mrs. Tyler was born in Sweet Home, Ore. and had resided in Strathmore for
six years.
She is survived by a daughter, Nora Eades of Modesto, three sisters, Crystal
Myers of Lebanon, Ore., Leona Perryman of Salem, Ore., and Hattie Blake of
Tacoma, Wash.

Porterville, California
Tuesday March 13, 1923
Pioneer Of White River Passes Away
Matt Tyler, pioneer of the White River country, passed away yesterday
morning at the Springville sanitarium after a lingering illness.
The deceased is well known in this section of the country as he was a
resident of the White River disctrict for approximately 25 years.
He leaves a wife, and one son, James of Randsburg, and one daughter,
Mrs. Kate Clark of Los Angeles, to mourn his loss.
Funeral serviceswill be held at 2 o'clock Thursday from Masonic Temple,
the Masonic lodge being in charge.

Porterville, California
Friday June 20, 1947
Native Son Of Porterville Passes Here
Verne Sibley Tyler, 56, a native of Porterville, passed away last evening
on West Olive Street. For years he operated a cattle ranch on Deer Creek.
His mother was said to have been the first white child born in what is now
Porterville. He was a graduate of Porterville schools.
Mr. Tyler is survived by his widow, Mrs. Bessie O. Tyler; his mother, Mrs.
Angie Mae Tyler, Stockton; three brothers, John D. Tyler and Lewis Tyler,
Los Angeles; and Stephen C. Tyler, Bakersfield; two sisters, Mrs. Emma
Baxley, Stockton, and Mrs. Mildred Nultmier, Richmond, Calif., and an uncle
Clare Tyler, Morro Bay.
Funeral services will be held next Monday morning at 10 o'clock at the Myers
Chapel, with the Rev. W.H. Hughey of the First Baptist Church officiating.
Interment will be in the Porterville Cemetery.