Rita F. Moreland 1943-2019

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Rita Faye Baker Moreland,76, passed away suddenly and peacefully Sunday, May 5, 2019, at home. She was surrounded by her husband and son, Mark.

She was born April 21, 1943, in Newton Falls, to Charles and Donna Baker.

Rita graduated with a B.A. from Kent State University. She moved to Bakersfield, Calif., after graduating and became a teacher with the Bakersfield City School District.

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Dan Moreland; children, Mark, Larry, Gordon and Jaime; and many grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, Chuck and John.

All are invited to attend her memorial service at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the Hillcrest Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 2600 Kenwood Road, Bakersfield, Calif. 93306.

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