Jewell Edna Cheatham

May 23, 2001

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Jewell Edna Cheatham, 86, of Brawley, who died Monday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.

Graveside services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley. The Rev. Dan Jarrell of Western Avenue Baptist Church in Brawley will officiate.

Mrs. Cheatham was born May 24, 1914, in Byres, Okla. She married Clarence Cheatham in Lordsburg, N.M., on Feb. 28, 1941.

Mrs. Cheatham moved from the Phoenix area to the Imperial Valley in 1955. She worked for Northcutt Laundry in Brawley for many years.


She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Cheatham, on Nov. 27, 1985.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Roy and Linda Cheatham of El Centro; daughters and sons-in-law, Vickie and Gene Foster of Brawley and Georgia and Doyle Nordman of San Diego; sisters, Flora Williams and Katie Holloway, both of New Mexico; 12 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.


Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday in El Camino Memorial Park & Mortuary in San Diego for Joyce Ann Bormann, 55, of San Diego, who died of a cardiac tampinade and thorasic aortic dissection Saturday in San Diego. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Mission San Diego de Alcala.

Burial will be in El Camino Memorial Park Cemetery in San Diego.

Mrs. Bormann was born Feb. 28, 1946, in El Centro. She graduated from Mercy's College school of nursing and San Diego State University. She married Conrad Bormann on June 15, 1968.

In recent years Mrs. Bormann worked as a school nurse at Burbank Elementary in Logan Heights.

Mrs. Bormann was actively involved in the Mercy College alumni organization. She was a founding member of the mother-daughter chastity program for the Catholic diocese of San Diego.

Mrs. Bormann dedicated her life to helping others, improving the world around her and loved life and lived every day to the fullest, according to family.

Survivors include her husband, Conrad Bormann of San Diego; daughters, Stephanie, Kristy and Carolyn Bormann, all of San Diego; son and daughter-in-law, Brett and Kristen Bormann of Florida; parents, Ricardo and Mae Jimenez of El Centro; brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Francee Jimenez of Florida; brother, Richard Jimenez of El Centro; sisters and brothers-in-law, Susan and Allan Pipkin of El Centro and Sharon and Sean Hagerty of Sacramento; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family suggests donations be sent in Mrs. Bormann's memory to the Missionaries of Charity, 10950 California Ave., Lynwood, CA 90262.


Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary at 384 W. Main St. in El Centro for Rudy Ocampo, 79, of El Centro, who died Monday in his home. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at 8 a.m. Friday in Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in El Centro. The Rev. Jaime Escobedo will officiate.

Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro.

Mr. Ocampo was born Oct. 20, 1921, in Ahuacathan, Nayarit, Mexico, and was raised there. He moved to Mexicali at age 17 and began working as a tailor. He later established his own shop in Mexicali.

Mr. Ocampo married Ofelia Beltran in Tepic, Nayarit, in 1945. He moved to Calexico in the early 1960s and started working for George R. Harris clothing store. He later moved to the Los Angeles area and worked for Zachary All Clothing.

In 1980, Mr. Ocampo returned to the Imperial Valley, opening Rudy's Tailor Shop in El Centro. He recently retired for health reasons.

He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church of El Centro.

He was preceded in death by his brother Ramon Ocampo in 1999 and sister Uvaldina Ocampo in 1980.

Survivors include his wife, Ofelia Ocampo of El Centro; daughters, Alicia Ramos of Mexicali, Martha Ocampo, Norma Ramos, Susana Zepeda and Rosa Yocupicio, all of El Centro, and Guadalupe Ocampo of Los Angeles; sons, Rodolfo and Jaime Ocampo, both of El Centro, Arturo Ocampo of Mexicali, Octavio Ocampo of Palm Springs and Saul Ocampo of Los Angeles; sisters, Maria Asuncion, Bernardina and Maria Ocampo, all of Tepic; brothers, Jose Ocampo of Tepic and Manuel Ocampo of Los Angeles; 27 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.


Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Richard A. Garcia, 55, of El Centro, who died of lung disease Monday in Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla.

Mass will be celebrated at 8 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Holtville with the Rev. Cecilio Moraga officiating.

Burial will be in Terrace Park Cemetery in Holtville.

Mr. Garcia was born Nov. 27, 1945, in Holtville. He attended schools in Holtville, graduating from Holtville High School in 1963. He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked as an equipment operator for the California Department of Transportation for the past 12 years.

He was a member of St. Joseph's.

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