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BICKMORE, Darlene Elizabeth
BICKMORE, Darlene Elizabeth Age 93, passed away Saturday, November 16, 2013, in Lancaster, Calif. She was born on August 29, 1920, in Eureka, Utah to William and Annie Watts Snelson. She married Newman Bickmore on September 19, 1939, in the LDS Temple of Salt Lake City, Utah. They lived in Southern California during their marriage, moving to Lancaster, California in June, 1950. They later divorced and Darlene stayed in Lancaster. After working as a waitress and then as a clerk in a hardware store she went to school and became a Realtor and Broker. She was a very successful Realtor in the Lakewood, Calif. area for several years before returning to her home in Lancaster. Darlene was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served the church as a missionary in Kentucky for 18 months. Throughout her life she enjoyed working in many other positions within the church. Surviving family include her daughters; Darla (Jay) McDonald of Saratoga Springs, Utah, Cherilyn Woolley of Lancaster, Calif.; son, Lawrence (Anne) Bickmore of Plano, Texas; 11 Grandhildren and 23 Greatgrandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 7, 2013, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1701 Lancaster Blvd, Lancaster, CA with a viewing starting at 9:30 a.m. prior to the services. An additional viewing will be held on Friday, December 6, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Halley Olson Mortuary Funerals and Cremation , 44831 N Cedar Ave, Lancaster, Calif. Interment will be at the Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Calif.

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