Obituaries for April 2, 2014

By Union Democrat staff April 02, 2014 03:00 pm

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Beverly (Van Opstal) (Meade) Lashley

July 10, 1931 — March 25, 2014

Beverly Lashley was a resident of Tuolumne City for approximately 79 years and passed away at the age of 82 at Sonora Regional Medical Center on March 25, 2014.

Beverly was a teacher’s aide at Summerville Elementary School for approximately 6 years.

She was a member of the Methodist Church and enjoyed crafting, gardening and ceramics. 

She is survived by her son and his wife, David and Linda Meade, of Sonora; daughters, Martha Ledbetter, of Red Bluff, and Linda Lozano, of Angels Camp; her sister, Joan Lewis of Yuba City; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

At Beverly’s request there will be no services.

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CLARK — Janet Clark, 77, of Sonora, died Tuesday at her home in Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

GUINN — Leslie D. Guinn, 60, of Coulterville, died Tuesday at Avalon Care Center in Sonora. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. 

HARLAN — A visitation for Gene Harlan, 92, of Twain Harte, who died Saturday at his home will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home, 225 E. Rose St., Sonora. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Little Chapel by-the-Sea in El Carmelo Cemetery in Pacific Grove. Burial will be at El Carmelo Cemetery. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

NORTON — Daniel Norton, 36, of Sonora, died Monday at his home. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.