1931 – 2012

Frances was born January 18, 1931 in Evergreen, Alberta and passed away on March 1st, 2012 at Vernon Jubilee Hospital after a lengthy illness. She is survived by her three sons: Leigh Clay and his wife Marlene of Calgary, Alberta; Aubrey Clay of Vernon; Karl Turnquist and his partner Allan Shemanko of Edmonton, Alberta; grandchildren, Leasa Eckland of Kelowna and Clinton Clay of Vernon; and great-grandson Callum Eckland of Kelowna.

She was predeceased by her parents Clara Bell and Vincent James Edl; older brothers Charlie and Jimmy Edl; and first husband Everett Clay in 1959. Frances was a long time resident of Vernon.

Cremation has taken place. A Graveside Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 16th, 2012 at Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

Flowers gratefully declined.

Arrangements have been entrusted to:


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