Obituaries

Bettie McClain
B: 1935-08-05
D: 2019-01-13
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McClain, Bettie
Harvey Mc Murray
D: 2019-01-10
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Mc Murray, Harvey
Richard Vaughns
B: 1947-04-30
D: 2019-01-05
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Vaughns, Richard
Dovey Hicks
B: 1949-09-28
D: 2018-12-27
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Hicks, Dovey
James Allen
B: 1959-08-28
D: 2018-12-18
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Allen, James
Ella Braddock
D: 2018-11-21
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Braddock, Ella
Arthur McIver
B: 1951-08-06
D: 2018-11-11
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McIver, Arthur
Charles Freeny
D: 2018-11-09
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Freeny, Charles
Willie Ewing
B: 1917-09-23
D: 2018-11-07
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Ewing, Willie
Patricia Valentine
B: 1947-10-27
D: 2018-10-31
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Valentine, Patricia
William Virgil
D: 2018-10-23
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Virgil, William
Sandra Brown
B: 1987-05-01
D: 2018-10-21
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Brown, Sandra
Arthur Jenkins
B: 1943-03-31
D: 2018-10-14
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Jenkins, Arthur
Burneace Wilson
B: 1944-09-01
D: 2018-10-13
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Wilson, Burneace
James Buggs
D: 2018-10-10
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Buggs, James
Louise Jernigan
B: 1946-07-07
D: 2018-10-06
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Jernigan, Louise
Irvin Moore
B: 1937-04-16
D: 2018-10-05
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Moore, Irvin
Joseph Abdo
B: 1942-02-16
D: 2018-09-18
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Abdo, Joseph
Barbara Hall
B: 1948-09-01
D: 2018-09-14
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Hall, Barbara
Christian Pratt
B: 1993-05-29
D: 2018-09-12
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Pratt, Christian
William Lindsey
B: 1930-03-01
D: 2018-09-09
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Lindsey, William

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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 was a Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director who has owned and operated the business, along with his wife, Arzella from 1954 until his passing  May 13, 2017.  He was a prominent business man and loyal family man who has lead left an awesome legacy.

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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