Obituaries

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
Dr. Raleigh Saddler
B: 1935-11-11
D: 2017-09-03
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Saddler, Dr. Raleigh
Larry Ridgell
B: 1940-10-17
D: 2017-09-03
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Ridgell, Larry
Deolma Randall
B: 1940-11-08
D: 2017-09-02
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Randall, Deolma
Efren Celestino
B: 1986-03-07
D: 2017-08-31
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Celestino, Efren
Dorcas Flowers
B: 1924-10-04
D: 2017-08-29
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Flowers, Dorcas
Charlie Bennett
B: 1927-04-17
D: 2017-08-29
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Bennett, Charlie
Jeanne McPherson - Milner
B: 1955-07-29
D: 2017-08-28
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McPherson - Milner, Jeanne
Charles Robison
B: 1957-12-17
D: 2017-08-25
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Robison, Charles
Robert Roquemore
B: 1927-01-01
D: 2017-08-14
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Roquemore, Robert
Bishop Frederick Alexander
B: 1945-06-04
D: 2017-08-12
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Alexander, Bishop Frederick
Shirley Rener
B: 1943-12-29
D: 2017-08-10
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Rener, Shirley
Eric Holloway
B: 1989-08-26
D: 2017-08-07
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Holloway, Eric
Sylvia Washington
B: 1955-06-25
D: 2017-08-05
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Washington, Sylvia
Barbara Carrier
B: 1946-12-08
D: 2017-08-05
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Carrier, Barbara
Warnell Simpson
B: 1945-02-14
D: 2017-08-04
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Simpson, Warnell
Yolanda Canstra
B: 1944-09-12
D: 2017-08-02
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Canstra, Yolanda
Jessie Walker
B: 1929-11-19
D: 2017-08-02
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Walker, Jessie
Yolanda Canstra
B: 1944-09-12
D: 2017-08-02
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Canstra, Yolanda
Charles Walker
B: 1954-01-02
D: 2017-07-31
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Walker, Charles

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Gail A. Valentine-Taylor, Asst. Vice-President/Co-Owner

Gail Valentine Taylor  is Assistant Vice-President of Woods-Valentine Mortuary. She is a Licensed Funeral Director, Clinical Social Worker, Life Insurance Agent and Notary Public. She is the daughter of Fred and Arzella Valentine.  Gail graduated from Pasadena High School and earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Social Welfare, both from U.C. Berkeley. She is a board member of the Los Angeles County  Board of Funeral Directors, and a past board member of the San Gabriel Valley Black Business Assn. and the Pasadena Foothill Y.W.C.A.  Gail is an active member of Friendship Baptist Church, Pasadena, CA.

Gail was recognized as a Business Woman Achiever in the October 2003 issue of the Business Life Magazine. Gail writes a monthly column in the Pasadena Journal newspaper, titled "Funeralwise," which she uses are a vehicle to help the community lessen the stress of the loss of loved ones.  She has been married to George Taylor for twenty-five years, has three lovely daughters and one grandson.  Gail loves reading and traveling.   
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