On November 5, 2018, Lois E. Whitlock passed away at the Masonic Home in Union City, California, where she had been residing for the past 8 years. She was 103 years old.

Lois was born at home in Castella, California and soon after her family moved to Dunsmuir. She was a graduate of Dunsmuir High School, class of 1933.

Lois lived in Dunsmuir until 1965 when she, her husband Jim, and son Wayne moved to Redding and in 1969 to Corning.

Lois enjoyed knitting, sewing, crocheting, oil and watercolor painting, and was very proficient in all of these.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim; son, Wayne Youtsey; grandson, Robert; and granddaughters, Robin and Kathy.

Lois has 3 living children: Gail Kelly (Youtsey) (Dave) of Sacramento, Lynn Young (Whitlock) of Dunsmuir, and Gene Youtsey of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She also has 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 23 great, great-grandchildren, one great, great, great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held on Tuesday, November 13, at 11 a.m. at the Paskenta Cemetery in Corning, California.