Obituaries

Earnestine Vaughn
B: 1924-06-01
D: 2018-08-16
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Vaughn, Earnestine
William Gallerson
B: 1933-04-15
D: 2018-08-13
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Gallerson, William
Mary Mills
B: 1919-09-14
D: 2018-07-29
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Mills, Mary
Herman Davis, M.D.
B: 1926-03-12
D: 2018-07-28
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Davis, M.D., Herman
Richard Becktell
B: 1931-09-21
D: 2018-07-17
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Becktell, Richard
Dalasini Braddock-Clark
B: 1969-12-31
D: 2018-07-17
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Braddock-Clark, Dalasini
Georgia Mc Swain
B: 1931-05-15
D: 2018-07-16
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Mc Swain, Georgia
Esther Thomaseec
B: 1937-03-28
D: 2018-07-16
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Thomaseec, Esther
Julia Durr
B: 1915-04-26
D: 2018-07-12
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Durr, Julia
Sheila Ferguson
B: 1940-02-03
D: 2018-07-09
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Ferguson, Sheila
Darren Snowden
B: 1960-12-16
D: 2018-07-09
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Snowden, Darren
Priscilla Young
B: 1951-04-18
D: 2018-07-08
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Young, Priscilla
Trini Holmes
B: 1947-03-11
D: 2018-07-05
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Holmes, Trini
Lydia Howard
B: 1957-04-10
D: 2018-07-04
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Howard, Lydia
Martha Williams
B: 1945-10-06
D: 2018-06-30
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Williams, Martha
MARY BURNETT
B: 1939-01-05
D: 2018-06-29
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BURNETT, MARY
JACQUELINE JAMERSON
B: 1956-12-27
D: 2018-06-23
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JAMERSON, JACQUELINE
ROSIE LEE
B: 1946-11-06
D: 2018-06-21
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LEE, ROSIE
Ella Pine
B: 1948-04-18
D: 2018-06-19
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Pine, Ella
Odie Mangram
B: 1930-07-11
D: 2018-06-15
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Mangram, Odie
Dana Davis
B: 1929-10-16
D: 2018-06-13
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Davis, Dana

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

Gail Valentine Taylor  is Assistant Manager and Assistant Vice-President of Woods-Valentine Mortuary. She is a Licensed Funeral Director, Licensed 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 member of the Pasadena Altadena Links, Inc. Gail is an active member of Friendship Pasadena Church where she is chair of the Deaconess Council and a member of the Women's Ministry Leadership Team. She is a past board member of the San Gabriel Valley Black Business Assn. and the Pasadena Foothill Y.W.C.A.  

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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