Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: Patti LONG and Bertha DANIELS


Patricia Marie LONG was born on 11 December 1953 in San Mateo County, California. She died on June 4, 1969 at the age of 15 in Santa Barbara County, California.

Bertha Louise (Houx) DANIELS was born in California on 21 November 1902, and died on 19 May 1997 at the age of 94 in Santa Barbara County, California. Her parents were William Frederick HOUX and Eva Alice ROBERTS. She was married to Fred E. Goss, Herbert H. Booth, and (Unk) Daniels.

Bertha was a member of the Mission Canyon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

I do not know why the date next to Bertha's name reads "11-21-02." Perhaps to commemorate that she would have been 100 years old on that date?

Both are buried in the Goleta Cemetery, Goleta, Santa Barbara County, California, Section 4 West, Lot 16, Spaces 4 (Bertha) and 5 (Patti).

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Headstone of Patti Long and Bertha Daniels photographed by Elizabeth O'Neal.

Copyright © by Elizabeth O'Neal

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