Joan Newcomb


Joan Newcomb Obituary
Joan was born on April 26th, 1929 in Lemore, California to Lawrence & Winnie Yelkin. She passed away on June 26th, 2015, with her Daughter Laura by her side.
Joan was raised & resided in Oildale by her Mother & Step-Dad, Winnie & Gerald Beeby, as her Father passed when she was eight months old.
Joan raised 2 children; Son Jim Wedding (Carol) Daughter Laura Sheets (Billy Joe) Grandaughters Gemi Cowan (Tim ) Robin Wedding, Casey Boone (Jim) Shannon Boren (Eric ) & Shelly Sheets, along with 12 Great Grand Kids & 1 Great Great Grandchild. She was preceeded in death by her Husband of 50 years, Bob Newcomb.
In addition to being a wonderful Mother, Wife & Homemaker, she also "kept books" for her Husbands business, Newcomb Trucking. Joan was an excellent Cook & loved preparing meals for her Family & Friends. In her younger years she loved to Bowl & "roll the dice" with her Bunco group. Gardening also brought her pleasure, which she did for decades. Joan & Bob spent many Summers at the Beach & much time at the Cabin in Balance Rock.
Graveside Services will be Thursday, July 2nd at 10:00 am at Hillcrest Memorial Park. In leiu of flowers donations can be made to Hoffman Hospice, in rememberence of Joan.
The Family would like to Thank the entire staff at Rosewood for the exceptional care they provided for our Mother/Grandmother
Published in Bakersfield Californian from June 30 to July 1, 2015
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