Bessie Gladys Stonbraker, 66, of 313 Philippine St., died in a local hospital Monday. She was born on Feb. 20, 1898 in Bakersfield, and had resided on the Wet Side for 40 years. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Halbert, pioneer Kern County residents. Survivors are her husband, Preston of the home; two sons, J.P. of Taft and H.N. of Redondo Beach; five grandchildren, one great grandchild; two brothers, Bob of South Gate and Jim Halbert of Oregon sisters Mrs. Janice of Bakersfield and Mrs. Mary Rebecca Phillips of Wooford Heights, Calif. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home with the Rev. H. Lester Mather of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church officiating.