Bessie Gillock

OCEAN PARK — Ocean Park resident Bessie B. Gillock died April 16, 2011. Arrangements are pending through Penttila’s Chapel by the Sea. A complete obituary will be published next week. Her guest book is available at


Val J. Barney

EVERETT — Val J. Barney, age 77, died March 11, 2011, in Everett. 

He and his wife lived in Long Beach for 23 years and they were very active in their community helping stray animals and young children with learning disabilities, and lending a helping hand to their neighbors. 

Survivors include his wife Janis; a son, Kip; two daughters, Valerie and Vicky; a son-in-law, Jeff; a brother, Ron and sister-in-law Sharon all of Washington state. 

In lieu of gifts or flowers, contributions may be made to The Planetary Society, 85 South Grand, Pasadena, CA 91105. 

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