Betty died peacefully in her sleep at Evergreen House in North Vancouver on the evening of September 13th, 2009. Betty (nee Ingles) was born on December 11th, 1914 in Lumby and grew up in her mother’s restaurant on the main street, a life full of stories and characters. She moved to Vernon in 1955 and spent the rest of her life there until the past year when she became a resident at Evergreen House.
She was predeceased by her husband George.
She is survived by her son Eric (Bertha) and daughter Sandra (Chris) Downs. She was loved by her grandchildren, David, Kalay, Marta, Elizabeth, William and Anna. Her great grandchildren Brailynn, Boden, Evelyn, Fiona and Miles will also miss her.
The Funeral Service will be held at All Saints’ Anglican Church on Monday, September 21st at 10:00 a.m., with Graveside Service and reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations could be directed to Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation, 2101 – 32 Street, Vernon, BC V1T 5L2. Condolences may be offered at