DEATHS: Jan. 28, 2002

January 28, 2002


Funeral services were Dec. 29 in Pierce Bros. Griffin Chapel in Thousand Oaks for Paul Lowell Dew, 79, of Thousand Oaks, a former Calipatria resident who died Dec. 24 in Thousand Oaks.

The Rev. Tony Cervero of First Assembly of God of Ventura officiated.

Burial was in Ivy Lawn Memorial Park in Ventura.

Mr. Dew was born in Steve, Ark., and later lived in Calipatria, where he owned and operated Quality Dairy and was a member of several bands in the Imperial Valley until 1963 when he moved to Thousand Oaks.

Mr. Dew lived in Ventura County for 38 years and worked as a Farmers Insurance agent for 40 years.

He enjoyed farming and working on his olive ranch in Visalia and playing his guitar, according to family.

Survivors include his wife, Judy Dew of Thousand Oaks; daughter, Joanne Dew of Thousand Oaks; sons and daughters-in-law, Larry and Cindy Dew of Bakersfield and Randy and Donna Dew of Thousand Oaks; sisters, Voneta Wilhitte of Victorville and Ann Lewis and Athalene Simmons, both of Ventura; and many nieces and nephews.



Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Ruby Lucille Musick, 78, of El Centro, who died Thursday in El Centro Regional Medical Center.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Evergreen Cemetery in El Centro. Pastor Bob Harding of Church of Christ of El Centro will officiate.

Mrs. Musick was born Sept. 14, 1923, in Dover, Ark. She married Jack C. Musick in Reno, Nev., on Oct. 25, 1942.

She came to the Imperial Valley in 1947, settling in El Centro. She was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her family, according to family.

She was preceded in death by her children, LaWanda and Charles Musick.

Survivors include her husband, Jack C. Musick of El Centro; son, Robert F. Musick of El Centro; daughter, Patsy Ann Hanson of Santa Cruz; nephew and niece, Jerry and Wanita Musick, both of Bakersfield; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Marina I. Reyes, 81, of Brawley, who died Sunday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Mass will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Tuesday in St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Brawley. The Rev. Roque Vano will officiate.

Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.

Mrs. Reyes was born Dec. 21, 1920, in Valle de Guadalupe, Jalisco, Mexico, where she was raised and married Marcelo Reyes on April 28, 1938.

The Reyeses came to the Imperial Valley in 1960, working seasonally in the Imperial and Central valleys. They had been residing in Brawley since 1985, where Mrs. Reyes was primarily a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Marcelo Reyes of Brawley; sons and daughters-in-law, Efrain and Maria Reyes of Brawley and Alfonso and Irma Reyes of Mexicali; daughter, Martina Reyes of Brawley; brother, Marciano Iniguez of the state of Sinaloa, Mexico; 15 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

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