Deaths: May 26, 2002

May 25, 2002


Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in El Centro for Beatrice S. Garcia, 70, of Holtville, who died Saturday in her home of natural causes.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Christ Community Church in El Centro. The Rev. Mike Allen will officiate.

Burial will be in Terrace Park Cemetery in Holtville.

Mrs. Garcia was born May 17, 1932 in El Centro. She was raised and attended schools in Holtville. She graduated in the top 10 of her class in Holtville High School in 1950.


She worked for D.A. Brady Farms for over 15 years. She loved baseball, especially Babe Ruth and Little League baseball. She also loved to read and being with her family.

She was preceded in death by nephews, Richard Garcia and Nick Garcia.

Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Donna Garcia of Chattanooga, Tenn., Edward and Susan Garcia of Hemet, Julio and Teresa Garcia of Little Rock, Ark., Steve "BeeBee" and Susan Garcia of Holtville; son, Robert Garcia of La Quinta; daughters and sons-in-law, Ruth Garcia and Genaro Rodriguez of Holtville, Kathleen and James Bell of Holtville; 20 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.


Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in El Centro for Dorothy L. Cloo, 77, of Seeley, who died Wednesday in Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Brawley.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday in Riverside National Cemetery, 22495 Van Buren Blvd. in Riverside.

The Rev. Clyde Irvin of First Baptist Church in Seeley will officiate.

Mrs. Cloo was born Sept. 17, 1924 in Fort Worth, Texas. She married Nicholas Cloo on April 4, 1943 in Fort Worth. He died March 4, 1984.

Mrs. Cloo moved to the Imperial Valley in 1971. She was active in the Seeley Senior Citizens Group.

Survivors include her daughter, Lorriane Cloo of Seeley; sons, Donald Cloo of Phoenix and Nicholas C. Cloo of Cathedral City; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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