We regret to announce the death at Noric House in Vernon on March 6, 2007, of Edna Ivy Powls, at the age of 83 years. Edna was born in England, and was a longtime resident of Winnipeg. She retired from a career as a Licenced Nurses Aide and moved to Vernon in 1984. Edna was an active member of the United Church and a community volunteer for many years. She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Powls, in 1994. She will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her sons, Tony (Gail) and Bob (Cheryl), and her daughter, Ann Collier (Don Reilly). Edna is also survived by grandchildren: Chris, Kathy, Dean, Ian, Ramsay, Paige, Will and Maddie; and by a number of extended family members. Honouring her specific wishes, there will be no public funeral service. Cremation arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 542-0155.