Wednesday, December 1, 2021



Mary Zepeda Becerril


On the morning of July 26, 2021, Mary Zepeda Becerril, peacefully passed away after a courageous 10-year battle with cancer. Mary was born on January 30, 1954. She was the first child of Angel Zepeda, Sr and Isabell (Gomez) Zepeda. She graduated from Colusa High School and went on to pursue a career in the healthcare field. In 1979, she moved to Oroville to raise her family.

Mary loved spending time with her family, her chihuahuas and was very active in her community. She was a member of The Red Hat Society for many years and was a member of the VFW Womens Auxiliary. Mary was a talented artist who could paint in every medium and showed great promise from a young age. She loved playing bunco with her many friends and going to Monterey with family.

Mary was preceded in death by her father, Angel Zepeda, Sr and her mother, Isabell Gomez Zepeda.

Mary is survived by her loving husband, Adolpho Becerril and her four devoted children, Chrystal Rasmussen (Joshua), Nathan Ellis (Kayla), Adolfo Becerril (Maria), Alicia Paget (David), her siblings, Rose Tanner (Bill), Angelo Zepeda (Linda), David Zepeda (Amy), her Grandchildren, Eric Bragas, Taylor Rasmussen, Megan Chavez (Jonny) Ryan Preston (Cypress) Kylee Bustamante (Trevor), Nathan Ellis, Jr, Noah Ellis, Mayara Carvalho, Adolfo Becerril, Carlos Becerril, Hector Becerril, Jack Paget, Diego Paget and great-grandchildren, Lavender Durkin, Olive Joy Preston and Ife Preston.

A viewing will be held at Ramsey Funeral Home, 1175 Robinson St., Oroville, CA on August 9, 2021, from 5 PM to 8 PM with the rosary at 6 PM. Mass will be held at St. Thomas Church, 1330 Bird St. Oroville, CA at 11 AM. Reception to follow at the St. Thomas Parish Hall. Final commitment will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery, 1741 Wescott Rd, Colusa, CA on August 12, 2021, at 12 PM. Following burial, a celebration of life will be held at the VFW Hall, 108 E. Main St., Colusa, CA.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her honor to the American Cancer Society or St. Judes Childrens Hospital.

Arrangements are entrusted to Ramsey Funeral Home (530) 534-3877

08/06/2021 ยข WPR #2021-1035

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