Obituaries

Maggie Johnson
B: 1932-06-02
D: 2018-01-15
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Johnson, Maggie
BARRY JOHNSON
D: 2018-01-13
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JOHNSON, BARRY
Vera Hall
B: 1937-03-18
D: 2018-01-12
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Hall, Vera
JOHNIE CARLISLE
D: 2018-01-09
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CARLISLE, JOHNIE
Sharon Cole
B: 1942-06-15
D: 2018-01-08
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Cole, Sharon
John Wilkins
D: 2018-01-06
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Wilkins, John
JOHN WILKINS
D: 2018-01-06
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WILKINS, JOHN
Linda Glascow
D: 2018-01-05
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Glascow, Linda
Annie Neroes
B: 1921-10-04
D: 2018-01-05
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Neroes, Annie
Julia Dean
B: 1954-05-31
D: 2018-01-04
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Dean, Julia
Mildred Cummings
B: 1924-09-29
D: 2018-01-03
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Cummings, Mildred
MARVIN TUCKER
D: 2018-01-03
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TUCKER, MARVIN
Eliceo Yepez-Cervantes
B: 1918-02-02
D: 2018-01-01
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Yepez-Cervantes, Eliceo
Eliceo Yepez-Cervantes
B: 1918-02-02
D: 2018-01-01
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Yepez-Cervantes, Eliceo
Jason Brown
B: 1976-12-10
D: 2018-01-01
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Brown, Jason
William Hill
B: 1928-11-05
D: 2017-12-31
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Hill, William
Joe Moore
D: 2017-12-30
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Moore, Joe
Nlongi Mfwilwakanda
B: 1922-02-11
D: 2017-12-30
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Mfwilwakanda, Nlongi
Nathaniel Luke
B: 1933-06-10
D: 2017-12-29
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Luke, Nathaniel
Verna Sanders
B: 1938-06-30
D: 2017-12-29
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Sanders, Verna
Niles Garrett
B: 1930-01-11
D: 2017-12-28
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Garrett, Niles

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Fred W. Valentine, President/Owner

Fred W. Valentine,  President and Co-Owner of Woods-Valentine Mortuary, is the nephew of the founder, Jimmy Woods. Fred was born in Glen Flora, Texas and moved to Pasadena, CA when he was 7 years old.  He grew up around the business and attended Pasadena Junior College, West Campus, where he earned an A.A. Degree in Business. He also graduated from the California College of Mortuary Science in 1942. Fred is a Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director who has owned the business, along with his wife, Arzella since 1954.

Fred is also a Licensed Insurange Agent who has operated Woods-Valentine Insurance Agency since 1954. He is a long-time member of Friendship Baptist Church and has served his community in many capacities.  He is a Past President of the Los  Angeles County  Funeral Directors, and has served on the Board of the Pasadena  Chamber of Commerce, Pasadena NAACP, California State Funeral Directors and Morticians Association.  Fred is a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, whose hobby is gardening. 

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