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Mr. Clarence Ross Kennedy succumbed yesterday in a Los Angeles hospital. He was born October 4, 1893 at Eagle, California, and had been a resident of Taft for 32 years. He was a World War I veteran, and a member of the Eagles Lodge. Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 31, at 2:00 p.m. in the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home, with Mr. W.O. Erickson officiating. Interment will be in the West Side District Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Ethel; two daughters, Mrs. Della Mutch, Taft, and Mrs. Ruth Roscoe, also of Taft; five grandchildren, and five great grandchildren; one brother, James Kennedy, of Long Beach; two sisters, Mrs. Marguerite Flake, Taft, and Mrs. Amy Bradford of Bakersfield.