Ethel Eva Evans of Darfield, B.C., passed away May 11, 2014, at 93 years of age.
She is survived by her son Greg (Lorine) of Chase, B.C. She is also survived by four grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, two sisters and numerous other relatives. Ethel was predeceased by her husband Percy, her daughter Laura, and her grandson Garrett.
Ethel was born on November 20, 1920, in Steelhead Mission. After time in Mission she moved to New Westminster, then Burnaby, and then Prince George before the final move to the farm in Darfield in 1958.
She enjoyed playing baseball in her early days and later enjoyed lawn bowling. She also enjoyed sewing, soapstone-carving, and painting. She was independent and continued to drive to Barriere for groceries on a weekly basis until one year ago.
The family would like to thank the caregivers and staff at the Ridgeview Lodge.
A Celebration of Life will take place on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at 1:30 p.m., in the Barriere Seniors Centre. Memorial donations in memory of Ethel may be made to the Alzheimer Society of B.C., 300 – 828 West 8th Ave., Vancouver, B.C., V5Z 1E2.