Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on March 13, 2004 · Page 2
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2 - SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2004 DAILY DIGEST FUNERAL NOTICES FRANCIS D. THORNHILL Francis D. Thornhill, known he to all as "Felix" passed away on Thursday, March 11, 2004. He was preceded in death hy his wife Alice Thornhill (Rampont). Felix was horn on June 21, 1920 in Poplarvillc, Mississippi. He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on Novemher 2, 1941. He first came to Ukiah on December 7,1941 to meet his future bride's mother. He married Alice on January 31, 1942. During WWII he was attached to the 509th Composite Group, this is the group who dropped the bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Felix was the Bombardier on the lead plane, the Straight Flush, the day of the Hiroshima bombing. He received numerous awards for his military service, including ,the Medal of Valor. He and Alice came to make Ukiah their permanent home in 1946 after his discharge from military service. Felix was an avid hunter and fisherman. Anyone who knew him also knows of his love for his favorite hunting ground Tuscarora, Nevada. He will be remembered for his stories he told about his experiences growing up in Mississippi and his hunting and fishing stories. He was the past presi- dent of Ukiah Host Lions Club and a member of the Ukiah Elks Lodge. He is survived by three sisters Betty Holliday of Texas, Ada Reid of Mississippi and Floy Lily of Texas. His daughter Renee Joseph and husband Rick of Santa Rosa, Diane McBride and husband Jerry of Tuscarora, Nv., sons Lucien and wife Colleen of Ukiah and Rene "Chuck" and wife Susan. Felix is also survived by nine grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, March 15, 2004 at Eversole Mortuary. The Eversole Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements. ANTHONY DAVID WILSON Anthony David Wilson passed away March 6, 2004 in Oroville, CA. He was 25 years old. Anthony was born December 6, 1978 in Colusa, CA and was a Colusa County Native. Anthony was a graduate of Maxwell High School in 1997. Anthony enjoyed hunting, golfing, softball, loved his animals, camping, spending time with his family was one of the greatest joys Anthony cherished. Anthony loved talking to people socially; he immediately made friends with everyone he met. Anthony is survived by his wife Kellie Wilson of Chico, CA; his daughter Kenzie Wilson of Chico, CA; his father Dennis Wilson and his wife Donna of Stonyford, CA; his mother Leslie Wilson of Lake County; his sisters Melody Miserlian of Portland, Texas, Katie Wilson of Stonyford, CA, Kayla Wilson of Stonyford, CA and Kristina Wilson of Stonyford, CA; his brothers Adam Wilson of Santa Rosa, CA and Aaron Wilson of Stonyford, CA; his niece Morgan Miserlian of Portland, Texas; and his father in-law Danny Kohrdt of Chico, CA. Anthony is preceded in death by his grandfather Bill Wilson and mother in- law Carolyn Kohrdt. Graveside Services will be held Monday, March 15, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. at the Maxwell Cemetery in Maxwell. Memorial Contributions can be made in Anthony's name to the Anthony Wilson Scholarship Fund % U.S. Bank Branches 600 Market Street, Colusa, CA 95932 or any other U.S. Bank. Services are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service. MICHAEL JAMES WARDEN • Graveside services for Michael James Warden of Ukiah will be held on Sunday, March 14, 2004 at 1 pm at Yokayo Rancheria Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday, March 13, 2004 from 12 noon to 8 pm at the Eversole Mortuary. Born February 3, 2004 in Ukiah, Michael passed away in Oakland on March 6,2004. Michael is survived by his parents Linda Somersall and James Warden, grandparents Merlene Sanchez and Manuel Gomez, great grandparents Pauline Downs and Orval Elliott, brother Anthony, sisters Christine, Ashley, Savannah, Marissa and Alice. Numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive. The Eversole Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Funeral notices are paid announcements. For information on how to place a paid funeral notice or make corrections to funeral notices please call our classified department at 468-3529. DEATH NOT CES • Michael James Warden, 1 month old, of Ukiah, died Saturday, March 6, 2004. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Yokayo Rancheria Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Eversole Mortuary. • Francis "Felix" D. Thornhill, 83, of Ukiah, died Thursday, March 11, 2004. A memorial service will be 1 p.m. Monday at Eversole Mortuary. Arrangements are under the direction of Eversole Mortuary. • A. D. Leach Whiteaker, 92, of Ukiah, died Tuesday, March 9, 2004. Visitation will be 9 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Eversole Mortuary. The funeral will be at Calvary Baptist church at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow at the Ukiah cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Eversole Mortuary. Death notices are free for Mendocino County residents. Death notices are limited to name of deceased, hometown, age, date of death, date, time, and place of services and the funeral home handling the arrangements. For information on now to place a free death notice please call our editorial department at 468-3500. POLICE REPORTS The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Ukiah Police Department. To anonymously report crime information, call 463-6205. ARREST -- Walter L. Brown, 28, of Ukiah, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol at 10:40 a.m. Thursday, in the 700 block of South Dora Street. felony possession of a firearm, and being under the influence of a controlled substance, at 12:31 p.m. Thursday. CORRECTIONS The Ukiah Daily Journal reserves this space to correct errors or make clarifications to news articles. Significant errors hi obituary notices or birth announcements will result in reprinting the entire article. Errors may be reported to the editor, 468-3526. SHERIFFS REPORTS LOTTERY NUMBERS The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office: BOOKED -- Robert Ross Simon, 56, of Willits, was booked into jail on charges of DIVORCE What you don't know about what happens to your home before, during and after a divorce can have devastating consequences. Free Report reveals what you should know before making any decisions about your matrimonial home. Free recorded message. 1-866-256-0166 ID#1009 KaltyworldMlwr DAILY 3: night: 0, 2, 8. afternoon: 6, 2, 5. FANTASY 5: 12, 17, 21, 24,27. DAILY DERBY: 1st Place: 08, Gorgeous George. 2nd Place: 09, Winning Spirit. 3rd Place: 12, Lucky Charms. Race time: 1:46.30. Big & Juicy Burger w/Hoine Fries Absolutely Delicious! •<*> Mutt Halt & VtftturUui Gate Monday-Saturday ,6:30-8:00pm The world briefly Millions rally across Spain in defiance of terrorist attacks MADRID, Spain (AP) — Millions of Spaniards poured into the streets Friday, chanting "Cowards!" and "Assassins!" in a protest of the bombings that killed 199 people. The Basque separatist group ETA denied government allegations that it staged the attacks. Many of the estimated 2.3 million marchers in Madrid huddled against a steady rain in a bobbing mass of umbrellas that clogged the capital's squares and the area around the Atocha station, where two of the four trains blew up during Thursday morning's rush hour. At least three Americans were among more than 1,400 people wounded in the bombings, the State Department said as it advised U.S. citizens in Spain to be alert and avoid crowds. hi a show of national unity, massive crowds gathered in Barcelona, Seville, Valencia and even in Spain's Canary Islands off Western Africa. State TV said nationwide, more than 11 million marched — one-quarter of Spain's 42 million people. Thousands protest S. Korea president's impeachment SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of angry South Koreans held candlelight vigils across the country to protest the historic impeachment of their president on Friday. An interim head of state known as "Mr. Stability" todk control, pledging to keep foreign and economic policies on an even keel. The opposition-controlled National Assembly voted Friday morning to impeach President Ron Moo-hyun on the grounds of illegal electioneering and incompetence. The presidential impeachment was a first in South Korea, and the vote followed hours of televised shoving matches in which lawmakers battled for control of the assembly's podium, throwing elbows and pulling hair. Prime Minister Goh Kun, who assumed executive powers from Roh, spoke of the need to "stabilize the'people's lives and ensure that the country's international credibility will not be damaged." Homeland Security issues transit alert WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security officials issued a bulletin advising state officials, police and transit and rail agencies to be vigilant in light of the bombings in Spain. They were asked late Thursday night to consider additional surveillance and to look out for unattended bags and backpacks, Homeland Security spokesman Brian Roehrkasse said. Homeland Security officials were keeping close watch on developments related to the terrorist attacks that killed or wounded about 1,400 train riders in Spain. Based on the current assessment of intelligence "we have no specific indications that terrorists are considering such attacks on the United States in the near term," Roehrkasse said Friday. The attacks on Thursday have not prompted the United States to raise its terror alert level, which remains at yellow, indicating an "elevated" threat. Greece seeks more security for Olympics ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece asked NATO on Friday for help with Olympic securi- ty as nervous authorities deployed bomb squads and sniffer dogs at railroad stations after the deadly bombings in Spain. Greek officials had . previously said that NATO allies would be on standby in case of a terrorist attack or other crises during the Aug. 13-29 Olympic Games. The formal written appeal for help apparently reflected heightened concerns and efforts to bolster an already unprecedented Olympic security network. Justice found Rumsfeld, senior FBI official took souvenirs from Sept. 11 sites WASHINGTON- (AP) — The Justice , Department investigation that criticized FBI agents for taking souvenirs from the World , Trade Center site also found that Defense ', Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and a high-ranking FBI official kept items from the Sept. 11 attack scenes. The final investigatory report said the Justice Department inspector general confirmed « Rumsfeld "has a piece of the airplane that flew into the Pentagon." The Associated Press . obtained a copy of the report Friday. Investigators learned Rumsfeld had the air- '; plane part after an FBI agent saw a television ;' interview in which the defense secretary was "holding up pieces of building from the WTC , and the Pentagon, saying he kept those items on his desk to remember the terrorist attacks." The. Justice Department investigation also collected testimony that Pasquale D'Amuro, FBI Director Robert Mueller's executive assis- "; tant director for terrorism until last summer, ! asked a supervisory agent to "obtain a half '' dozen items from the WTC debris so the items ' could be given to dignitaries." , Court ruling leaves gay couples at altar SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — About 4,000 gay '; weddings were performed at a festive City Hall over the past four weeks, but more than 2,700 other same-sex couples who had appointments to marry were left at the altar Thursday by a rul- ' ing from the state Supreme Court. "; .Many couples had spent large amounts of ' money on travel, hotel, flowers and other wedding plans, only to be turned away by city officials. • / San Francisco became the epicenter of the * gay marriage debate when Mayor Gavin ( Newsom gave the go-ahead for the ceremonies ' on Feb. 12, prompting other cities to follow suit ' • and angering conservatives around the country. MCI cleanup wipes out : $74.4 billion in past profits McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The cleanup of WorldCom's tainted books reveals pre-tax losses of $74.4 billion not previously reflected in the company's financial reports for 2000 and 2001, '; MCI said Friday in a long-awaited report that ', wipes away a vast accounting fraud and reflects ', the plunging value of telecommunications assets. The financial restatement is nicely the . biggest in corporate history. But as an adjustment on paper only, it has no direct impact on .' the renamed telephone company's operations or ;' bid to emerge from bankruptcy. The adjustments, issued in MCI's annual report, also includes the company's first report of its full-year results for 2002: a net loss of $9.2 billion on revenue of $32.2 billion. iqnature Theatres ar CPU 12:SO. Hidalgo . O:2S PQ13 Starsky & Hutch litO. «;OO. 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