Lyla Forrest Parks

Cradled in the love of her family, Lyla passed away peacefully at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on Friday, August 26, 2005, at the age of 81 years. Lyla was predeceased by 8 brothers and sisters. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Ken; 1 daughter, Karen Joinson of Vernon; 4 sons, Ken (Kathy) of Calmar, AB, Keith (Patti) of Vernon, Kerry (Sheron) of Lavington, and Kevin of Vernon; 8 grandchildren, Richard (John), Cory, Dan (Ashley), Chelsea (Rob), Rhiannon (Rob), Joshua, Selena Bree, and Lucas; 3 great-grandchildren, Triston, Rylan and Kiera; one sister, Mildred (Lloyd) Flintoft of Kelowna; one brother, Alan (Gladys) Blackwood of Kelowna; and numerous nieces and nephews. Lyla was a member of the Order of the Royal Purple, and the Silver Star Unit of the United Church Women. Lyla was very generous with her time and was always thoughtful of others. She enjoyed gardening, baking, and arranging family events. She also enjoyed watching golf. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lyla’s name may be made to the Charity of your choice. A Service of Remembrance will be held on Thursday, September 1st, 2005, at 2:00 Pm at Trinity United Church with Mrs. Sheila Odney officiating. Cremation. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Vernon Funeral Home 250-542-0155. Condolences may be sent to

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