Owens — Miriam Claudia (nee Thomson). “Mims”, born in Vancouver, September 11th, 1957, passed away suddenly on June 29th, 2003, in Armstrong, BC. Mims is survived by her husband and best friend Doug; her three loving children William, Diane and Joseph; her parents, Bill and Mary Thomson; sisters Janet Nicholls (Chris), Nancy Gordon (Denny) and Audrey Thomson; nieces Sara, Claudia, Miriam and nephew Duncan. She is also survived by Doug’s family Anne and Glenn Owens, Cathy, Marlee, Becky, Nonie and Jamie and many more friends and relatives in Armstrong and Vancouver. Mims was a devoted RN at Willowdale Guest Home, Pleasant Valley Manor and more recently at the Alexander Wing of Vernon Jubilee Hospital. Her love of life showed in the farm she shared with Doug and also through her children with their many accomplishments. A special thank you goes to the Volunteers of the Armstrong Fire Department, the BC Ambulance Service and to all those who have helped to make this difficult time a little easier to bare. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 5th, 2003, at 1:00 pm at the Armstrong Bible Chapel, 2145 Rosedale Ave., Armstrong, BC. At the families request, no flowers; a donation may be made to the British Columbia Lung Association.

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