Obituaries

Elizabeth Mosley
B: 1949-10-29
D: 2017-11-12
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Mosley, Elizabeth
Birdie Crosby
D: 2017-11-10
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Crosby, Birdie
Rose Rodgers
B: 1950-11-08
D: 2017-10-31
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Rodgers, Rose
HOLLAND WILLIAMS
B: 1941-12-23
D: 2017-10-29
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WILLIAMS, HOLLAND
Laura Armstrong
B: 1926-05-12
D: 2017-10-26
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Armstrong, Laura
Beatrice Love
B: 1930-09-22
D: 2017-10-26
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Love, Beatrice
Jessie Wills
B: 1923-10-12
D: 2017-10-23
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Wills, Jessie
William Armstrong
B: 1925-04-05
D: 2017-10-23
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Armstrong, William
Jayne Greene
B: 1925-09-28
D: 2017-10-20
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Greene, Jayne
Virgil Washington
B: 1931-03-05
D: 2017-10-18
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Washington, Virgil
Ruth Houston
B: 1944-09-16
D: 2017-10-15
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Houston, Ruth
Claudia Radcliff
B: 1912-10-20
D: 2017-10-09
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Radcliff, Claudia
Charles Devine
B: 1923-05-04
D: 2017-10-09
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Devine, Charles
Donnie Shay
B: 1950-08-05
D: 2017-10-09
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Shay, Donnie
Louise Frazer
B: 1924-09-04
D: 2017-10-04
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Frazer, Louise
Balencia Motton
B: 1960-11-16
D: 2017-10-03
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Motton, Balencia
Elbert Nollie
B: 1930-03-29
D: 2017-10-02
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Nollie, Elbert
Gladys Jacques
B: 1931-12-04
D: 2017-09-30
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Jacques, Gladys
Arlethia Craig
B: 1929-08-01
D: 2017-09-23
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Craig, Arlethia
Richard Snowden
B: 1932-05-30
D: 2017-09-15
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Snowden, Richard
Atty. Robert Redford
B: 1932-08-20
D: 2017-09-06
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Redford, Atty. Robert

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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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