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Arnetta Matlock died in Bakersfield on October 9, 2016 due to illness at the age of 78. Born and raised in Boley, Oklahoma, Arnetta relocated to Bakersfield in 1959 to reunite with her parents and siblings. She married local firefighter Oliver Matlock in 1962, and helped him raise his three school-aged children. Additionally, a daughter was born to this union. Arnetta worked as a teller in the banking industry for several years, and was appreciated by her customers for her outstanding interpersonal skills. Left to cherish Mrs. Matlock's memory are her husband, Oliver, her son, Steven, her daughter, Traci, her brother, Raymond, her sister, Loretta, and many other family members and friends.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 23, 2016
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