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Below you will find a complilation of obituaries gathered from various newspapers throughout Shasta County and elsewhere in California. If YOU have an obituary for a Shasta County resident and would like to add to this collection or, better yet, if you want to volunteer to transcribe obituaries please contact the county coorinators.

Jager, Clara Caroline
Shasta Courier, August 6, 1858

Shasta -- Clara Caroline, daughter of Charles and Catharine Jager, of infantile fever, aged 14 months and 24 days

Transcribed by Robin Bills

Jensen, Shelley M.
Redding Record-Searchlight, Friday, May 6, 1966

Graveside funeral services for Shelley Marie Jensen were to be conducted at the Redding Cemetery this afternoon. The Rev. Robert Hawthorne was to officiate. Shelley, the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy L. Jensen of Redding, died at a Redding hospital yesterday. She was born Tuesday.

Besides her parents, she leaves maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Sershon of Garden Grove; and paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth R. Jensen of Redding.

Transcribed by Robin Bills

Johnson, Arthur
Sacramento Daily Union, January 17, 1871

At Stillwater, Shasta county, Dec. 30th, Arthur Johnson, aged about 50 years.

Transcribed by Jeannette Harper

Johnson, Cecilia E.
Redding Record-Searchlight, January 6, 1950

Rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. at McDonald’s chapel today for Cecilia E. Johnson and mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Joseph’s church, the Rev. Father A.T. Gavin officiating. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s cemetery.

Redding Record-Searchlight, January 9, 1950

Rosary was recited at McDonald’s chapel Friday by the Rev. Father Thomas O’Brien for Mrs. Cecilia Johnson. Mass was celebrated Saturday at St. Joseph’s church, the Rev. Father William Walsh officiating.  Interment followed in St. Joseph’s cemetery.  Casket bearers were: Ray Bousfield, Cornie Quiring, Dale Mulholland, Lloyd Combs, Joseph Kay, Rudy Balma.

Johnson, James
The Evening Sacramento Bee, Page 6, Monday, April 9, 1906

Sudden Death
REDDING (Shasta Co.) --
James JOHNSON was found dead in a bed in the Alta House here yesterday morning. Epilepsy was the cause of his death. Johnson was a member of Olive Lodge, No. 81, I.O.O.F., of Dutch Flat. He was a logger

Transcribed by Betty

Johnson, T. D. Johnson
Shasta Courier, May 17, 1858

Johnson's Ferry -- of consumption, Mr. T. D. Johnson.

Transcribed by Robin Bills

Johnson, William
Weekly Shasta Courier, Sat., 28 Aug 1886

William Johnson, aged about 60 years, was found dead near Ono last Saturday.

Transcribed by Robin Bills

Jolley, Herman
Redding Record-Searchlight, July 3, 1974

Funeral services for Herman R. Jolley, 54, of Redding were to be conducted at 10 a.m. today in the Lawncrest Chapel. In addition to survivors listed Tuesday, Jolley also leaves three sisters, Hazel Taylor, Mabel Fox, and Ethel Rogers, all of Linwood.

Jones, Bessie
Shasta Courier, Redding, Shasta Co., Calif., Friday, June 4, 1920

Mrs. Bessie Jones, 40, who died in Napa June 1, will be buried in this city Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Houston undertaking parlors. Mrs. Jones was a native of Missouri but came to Shasta county when quite young and was a resident of Del Mar while here.

The decedent leaves a husband, Leon Jones of Weed, and two daughters, Thelma, 15, and Elsie Jones, 16, also sisters--Mrs. Charles House of Redding, Mrs. Nathan Arnold of Sacramento, Mrs. Conklin of Whitmore, Mrs. Robert Gibson of Martinez and Mrs. Catherine Andree of San Francisco. There are two brothers in Redding--Lee Reid and Charlie Reid--and one in Marysville--William Reid.

Transcribed by Robin Bills

Jones, Mary Ethel
Redding Record-Searchlight
Friday, June 3, 1966

Mary Ethel Jones, 77, of Redding, died yesterday at a Redding hospital. She was born Jan. 6, 1889 in Palo Cedro. Mrs. Jones leaves her husband, Thomas of Redding, and three sisters, Mrs. Maude Barnes and Mrs. Hattie Cain, both of Redding, and Mrs. Ila Larison of Quincy. Mrs. Jones was past senior regent of the Women of the Moose, past noble grand of the Redding Rebekah Lodge and past president of the Women's Relief Corps.

The Rev. Roy Nelson will conduct funeral services at McDonald's Redding Chapel at 2 p.m. Monday. Interment will be in Lawncrest Memorial Park.

Transcribed by Robin Bills

Jones, Ronald Eugene
Redding Record-Searchlight, Friday, June 16, 1978

Graveside services for Ronald Eugene Jones of Redding, will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Redding Cemetery. Jones died Tuesday at his home. He was 43. The cause of death is still under investigation, according to the Shasta County coroner's office.

Born June 4, 1935, in Weed, he had lived in Shasta County one year. He leaves a son, Gary, and daughter, Vicki, both of Randall, Wash.; a brother, Delbert of Eureka; and a sister, Betty M. Bellah of Redding. The Rev. Roger Chamberlain will officiate at the services.

Hesse's Funeral Chapel of Redding is in charge of arrangements

Transcribed by Robin Bills

Jones, Thomas A.
Redding Record-Searchlight, Wed., Dec. 12, 1973

Funeral services for Thomas A. Jones, a Churn Creek area rancher, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at McDonald's Redding Chapel. Officers of the Moose Lodge will conduct the services. Jones died Monday in his home. He was 88.

Born Feb. 8, 1885 in Orland, Jones worked as a self-employed rancher for 65 years, until retirement. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Redding. Jones leaves a half-brother, Virtle Jones of Vacaville. Burial will be in Lawncrest Memorial Park.

Transcribed by Robin Bills

Jose, Ed
Dunsmuir News, June 16, 1894

Ed Jose, who conducts a passenger and freight service between Redding and Weaverville, was shot and killed near Weaverville last Sunday by a man named E. Eddington, who was a teamster in Ed's employ. Eddington first held up another teamster named Hampton, robbing him of $130. Jose went out to hunt the robber and was shot, dying the next day. Jose leaves a wife and several children in Redding. Eddington was trailed by a posse of Deputy Sheriffs to a brush patch near Anderson Thursday night. They commanded him to hold up his hands, but when he reached for his gun, officers opened fire, killing him instantly.

Transcribed by D. Fraizer


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