ELIZABETH SMITH

We regret to announce the death of Elizabeth Pauline Knox Smith at Vernon Hospice House on August 19, 2003. Elizabeth Knox was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, March 7, 1925 and was sent as a young girl to reside with her grandmother at Ballater, Scotland. Elizabeth married Patrick (Peter) Smith at Aberdeen, Scotland, July 1945. Elizabeth and Peter moved to Lumby in 1947 where she resided until her passing. Elizabeth was predeceased by her son Jack Leaver Ross, d. September 15,1983 and by her husband Patrick(Peter)William Smith, d. January ,1993. Elizabeth will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her children Grant (Jeanne) Smith of Sorrento, Victor Smith of Lumby, Margaret (Patrick) Ash of Taber, Alberta, Barry (Maureen) Thompson of Lumby, her 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Elizabeth is also survived by daughter in law Candy Ross of Red Deer, Alberta, sister in law Rose Gray, of Gloucester, England, stepson Peter (Fiona) Smith of Aberdeen, Scotland, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family members. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, August 22, 2003 at Saint James the Less Anglican Church, Lumby, BC, with the Reverend Russ Ferrie officiating. Interment will follow at the Lumby cemetery, to be followed by a tea at the OAP Hall in Lumby. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to do so may make a donation, in memory of the late Elizabeth Smith, to the Diabetes Foundation of BC, the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, the Vernon Hospice House or a charity of their choice. Arrangements are in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 542-0155.