Graveside memorial services will be held in the West Side District Cemetery on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. for longtime Taft resident, Pearl E. Carnes, 89. Mrs. Carnes was born in California on June 12, 1923 and passed away at her residence on December 25, 2012. She and her late husband, Wallace T. “Wally” Carnes, moved to Taft in 1948.. She and Wally had two sons, Dennis, who passed away in July of 2010 and Ronald, who lives in Bakersfield. Mrs. Carnes is also survived by good friends including William “Bill” Hickey and the Thomas family. She also leaves behind her constant doggie companion, Teddy. There are no visitation hours scheduled and the services are under the direction of the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home. To convey condolences or sign an online register, please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.