SCALES, Gladys

Gladys Scales, a resident of Okanagan Landing for many years, died peacefully at the good age of 92.

Born in Brandon, Manitoba on August 3rd, 1920, she came to B.C. in 1933 with her family. They settled at Okanagan Landing, her home for almost 80 years. After graduating from high school and attending Grade 13, she worked in the office of Bennett and White Construction Co. in Vernon and Vancouver. After that, she was a clerk at the Vernon Steam Laundry.

Gladys married Walter Scales in 1947. Walt built their home on the property next to her parents’ home; the lot being a wedding gift from them.

For the past few years, home has been Creekside Landing Care Facility where “Gladdie” received wonderful care. A sincere thank you to the staff and caregivers.

Gladys is survived by her loving family: daughters, Wendy Scales, and Lois and son-in-law, Rick Nash. all of Okanagan Landing; many nieces, nephews, extended family and many dear friends. She was predeceased by her hubby, Walt; parents, David and Lavinia Edwards; brothers: Ivor, David and Elved Edwards; sisters: Jean Rogers, Ellen Jamieson and Bernice Myles.

The Memorial Service will be held at Knox Presbyterian Church on Thursday, August 16th, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Teresa Charlton officiating. A reception will follow at the church.

Flowers gratefully declined. Those wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Gladys may do so to the Alzheimer Society, c/o The People Place, 102, 3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1.

Arrangements have been entrusted to:


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