WALKEY, LOIS MARIE. Lois passed away peacefully in Vernon Jubilee Hospital February 17 at the age of 95 years. Lois was predeceased by her loving husband John Alexander Walkey. She is survived by her son, Lorne (Alice) Walkey and two daughters, Beverly Ann McEachran (Bruce Begon) and Lois Elaine (Martin) Ware all of Vernon, B.C., six grandchildren Brad (Debbie), Colleen (Charlie), Barbara (Jim), Glen (Toni), Blair (Karen) and Lorna (Greg). In addition, Lois had 15 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a host of friends.
Lois was a hairdresser for 46 years and after she retired her love of bridge, scrabble and bingo kept her young and passionate about life.
There will be a celebration of life at Vernon Funeral Home at 12 noon Friday, February 25th, the Reverend Ed Millin officiating. This will be followed by a gathering of family and friends at the Vernon Bridge Centre (upstairs in the Legion). In lieu of flowers donations in Lois’s memory may be made to Vernon Restholm, 2808 35th Street, Vernon, B.C.