It is with great love, sorrow and a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Elizabeth (Betty) Faulkner Yates on February 18, 20016 at Shuswap Lake General Hospital, at the age of 88.
She is predeceased by her husband Sydney Yates, daughter Sheila Whiting and young son Geoffrey Yates. She is survived by her loving family of 5 children: Debbie (Gary), Wendy, Tom (Cessy), Gary (Jackie), Jennifer (Gord) and her loving sister Addie, as well as, 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Betty was born in Merritt BC and moved to Canoe at the age of 12. She graduated from Salmon Arm High School. She was a woman who adored her family and lover her community with a passion. She spent her retirement years with Dad out at the beach house and their winters were spent in Arizona. Her final years were spent at Piccadilly Terrace where she met so many wonderful people.
She is deeply missed and truly loved by the ones that are left behind.
Her celebration of life will be held on Feb. 28 at 2 pm at Bowers Funeral Home. A tea will follow.
Email condolences and share memories of Betty Yates through the obituary at www.bowersfuneralservice.com
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Salmon Arm Food Bank.