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Willie B. Holloway

April 18, 2001

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Willie B. Holloway, 69, of Brawley, who died Sunday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary with the Rev. Henry Green of Tabernacle Church of God in Christ of Brawley officiating.

Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.

Mr. Holloway was born Feb. 8, 1932, in Wamba, Texas. He was raised in Texas, lived in Casa Grande, Ariz., in the 1940s and then moved to Brawley in the early 1950s. He married Cherry Yancy in Brawley in 1978.

He worked for Producer's Oil in Calipatria for several years. He also worked as a machine operator for Walt Sutton and Sean Hutchinson for at least 30 years.

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He was a member of the Tabernacle Church of God in Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Cherry Holloway of Brawley; daughter, Brenda Williams of Moreno Valley; sons, David and Greg Holloway, both of La Salle, Ill., Clay Holloway of Buttonwillow, Clint and William Holloway Jr., both of Turlock, Tracey Holloway of Moreno Valley and Jason Holloway of Brawley; sisters, Ella Mae White, Thelma Morris and Johnnie Adams, all of Los Angeles; brothers, Arthur Holloway of Venice and Charles Holloway of San Diego; 18 grandchildren and many nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends.

CHONITA GUTIERREZ

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico for Chonita Gutierrez, 61, of Calexico, who died Monday in her home. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Calexico. Reverends Edmundo Zarate of Our Lady of Guadalupe of Calexico and Barry Vinyard of the Imperial Valley Catholic Chaplaincy will officiate.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mrs. Gutierrez was born April 27, 1939, in Mexicali. She was raised and attended schools in Calexico. She graduated from Calexico High School in 1957.

She worked for Bank of America for 17 years and then started her own clothing business in Calexico, called Danila's Boutique, which she ran for 10 years. She later retired to be a homemaker.

She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church of Calexico.

Survivors include her husband, Carlos D. Gutierrez of Calexico; children, Danila Vargas of Imperial and Carlos Gutierrez Jr. of Calexico; brothers, Gilardo, Oscar and Hermergildo Gastelum, all of Calexico; sisters, Hilda Ayon and Dora Rodriguez, both of Calexico; granddaughter, Karina Vargas of Imperial; and numerous nieces and nephews.

JAMES F. LITTLE

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro for James F. Little, 88, of Holtville, who died Saturday in Holtville. The Rev. Jamie Dollins of First United Methodist Church of Holtville will officiate.

Mr. Little was born Oct. 26, 1912, in Norman, Okla., and was raised there. He came to the Imperial Valley in 1924.

He farmed in the Holtville area most of his life and was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his sister, Virginia Watts of Holtville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

NARCISO "CHICHO" CASTRO JR.

Visitation was from 4 to 8 p.m. April 9 in Paramount Mortuary in Los Angeles for Narciso "Chicho" Castro Jr., 24, of Los Angeles, who died April 2 in his home. Rosary was said at 7 p.m. Mass was celebrated at 9:30 a.m. April 10 in San Emidius Catholic Church in South Gate.

Burial was in Park Lawn Cemetery in Bell Gardens.

Mr. Castro was born June 11, 1976, in Los Angeles. He lived in the Imperial Valley for seven years and attended Brawley Union High School. He moved back to the Los Angeles area in 1991. He married Carmen Ochoa in Las Vegas on June 28, 1999.

Survivors include his wife, Carmen Castro of Los Angeles; daughters, Alexis Marie, Desiree Yadira and Linda Veronica Castro, all Los Angeles; son, Narciso Castro III of Los Angeles; parents, Narciso Sr. and Patsy Castro of Brawley; sisters and brothers-in-law, Gloria and Alex Chavez and Patsy and Conrad Sanchez, all of Brawley; and brothers, Robert Gutierrez of Hemet, Manuel Gutierrez of Brawley and Fortino Castro of Yuma; and numerous nieces and nephews.

VIRGINIA PARRA ANGLIN

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Calexico for Virginia Parra Anglin, 73, of Holtville, who died Friday in Loma Linda University Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at noon Friday in Our Lady of Guadalupe with the Rev. Gerardo Fernandez officiating.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mrs. Anglin was born Aug. 11, 1927, in Magdalena, Sonora, Mexico. She had lived in the Imperial Valley for the past 10 years and was a homemaker.

Mrs. Anglin was a beloved mother and grandmother and will be remembered always, according to family.

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