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Jonnie Mae Stracner

November 22, 1935 — February 25, 2024

Bakersfield

Jonnie Mae Stracner (Hallum) 11/22/1935 – 02/25/2024

Jonnie was born in Oklahoma to Minnie (Downum) and John Vernon Hallum. The family

relocated to Arvin CA, where she attended local schools. Upon high school graduation she

married the love here life Clark Stracner. His work took them to the Fremont, CA area where

they started their family and lived for many years. Clark was killed in a tragic auto accident

in 1980. Jonnie stayed in Fremont for many years, driving school bus, even winning awards

in the school bus rodeo. Eventually her family ties brought her back to Arvin/Bakersfield

where she continued to be a Mom raising several grandchildren and a few other kids that

needed a Mom.

Jonnie passed peacefully in her home, surrounded by family. She was preceded in death by

her beloved husband Clark, Son: Lee Clark Jr., Granddaughter: Elisha Anglin-Mayo, Son in

Law: Richard Hines. Parents: John Vernon & Minnie Hallum. Siblings: Carolyn (Hallum) Thome’, 

Barry Hallum and Larry Hallum.

She is survived by her Daughter: Sherri Hines (who was her loving caregiver). Son: Larry

(Doobie) Stracner. Grandchildren: Jonnie Leeann Anglin, Easton Ellington, Brandileigha

Stracner, Troy Hines, Lacey Hines and Sherry Zook. Great Grandchildren: Ryan & Chase

Mayo, Joseph & Harmoni Lindner and Kaitlyn Fields. Great- Great Grandchildren: Kaiden &

Paxton Lindner, Layla, Remington & Hudson Watson, Ryder & Avery Mayo. Sister: Virginia

(Ginger) Scarbrough and her husband LP. Sister in Laws: Brenda Hallum and Betty Hallum

and Numerous Nieces and Nephews and their children who loved her dearly.

Funeral Services under the care of Basham Funeral Care, will be Friday, March 8th, at 11:00

a.m., at Hope Christian Center, 201 E. Brundage Lane, with a viewing March 7th, 5:00-8:00

p.m.. Burial will be Monday, March 11th at 11:00 a.m., at the Arvin Cemetery on Vineland

Road.

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