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Joyce Barsotti Evenson

     Joyce Barsotti Evenson was born Jan. 4, 1935 in Bakersfield, CA to Ezio and Marie Barsotti.  She attended Saint Francis Elementary School and Garces High, graduating in 1953.  Joyce started working at the Kern County Tax Collector’s Office in 1953 until 1956 when she left to raise a family.  She returned to work at the Kern County Tax Collector’s Office and worked from 1972 to her retirement in 1993.  Joyce was noted for her exceptional customer service and received many letters of appreciation from the public.  In her younger days, Joyce was an avid bowler, including a 250 game and enjoyed dancing.  Joyce appreciated the outdoors and enjoyed yearly fishing vacations with her family. Joyce was also a member of Parents without Partners and enjoyed many outings to Las Vegas with them.  Joyce loved shopping and was a very stylish dresser.

     Joyce is survived by her sister Gloria Cory and husband Don, son Steve Oglesby and wife Mary, daughter Cheryl Hudgins and husband David, grandchildren Cassie Oglesby, Meghan Holland, Lindsay Holland and Andrew Holland and wife Cindy, great grandchildren Hendrix, Luna and Derrick who affectionately called her GG and will miss her greatly. Joyce is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

     Graveside Service will be held at Union Cemetery, Monday Sept. 14, 2020 at 10:00AM. 

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We are sending our deepest heartfelt condolences, she will be missed. Joyce was my friend for approximately 30 years. I was acquainted with her through Charles P. Thomas Sarge as his caregiver. After his passing we became better friends. Joyce shared her pearls of wisdom with me , like a mentor would. I know shell always be with us in our hearts, farewell because goodbye seems to final. Until we meet again . JoAnn & Frank Sasso

Joann n Frank Sasso Sep 14 2020 12:00 AM

in high school, joyce would pick me up for school every morning and then after shool we would go to an ice cream shop for ice cream. these were the good times and hold good memories of our friendship. she was also in my wedding in 1955. she was a bridemaid at st. francis church. marguerite shmide smith

marguerite smith Sep 5 2020 12:00 AM