Mrs. Ruth Sophia Boyd passed away at Vernon on Sunday, March 2, 2003, at 91 years of age. A resident of Armstrong and area since 1949, Ruth was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion, enjoyed playing cards, bingo, gardening and travel. She was known by family and friends as an awesome cook. Predeceased by husband Arthur in 1967, Ruth will be lovingly remembered by eight daughters Nora (Harry) Hopkins of Salmon Arm, Agnes (Phillip) Hesketh, Abbotsford, Elsie Mills of Vernon, Ruth (Theodore) Morrison of Sorrento, Velma (Robert) Vandenborre of Armstrong, Dorothy (Ian) Royan of Coquitlam, Bernice (Garry) Simpson of Golden and Gail (Aldis) Balcers of Cochran, Alberta; twenty-nine grandchildren; forty-seven great-grandchildren; seven great-great

Grandchildren; brother Arthur Stenquist of Vernon; sister Helen Terrian of Lynnwood, Washington; extended family and friends. Funeral Service will be held 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 8, 2003, at Mountain View Funeral Chapel, Armstrong. Reverend Lorraine Powell officiating. Interment in family plot of Cliffside Cemetery, Enderby. Messages of sympathy may be emailed to Arrangements in the care of Mountain View Funeral Home, 546-8294.

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