Bessie Merle LUCAS

Bessie Merle Lucas late of Chilliwack, B.C. passed away February 28, 2004 at the age of 89 years. She was born October 27, 1914 in Lebanon, Oregon. Bessie enjoyed her family and flower gardening.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Mar. 6, 2004 at the Salvation Army Community Church at 1 p.m. Cremation, Valley Crematorium, Chilliwack.

She is survived by 2 sons Dale Lefferson of Alexis Creek, B.C.; Barry Lucas of Sardis, B.C.; 4 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. Also survived by 2 sisters, Alice Merrick and Dorthea Knopp, both of Sardis; 3 brothers Harold (Alma) Lefferson of Gundy, B.C.; Allan (Barbara) Lefferson of Pouce Coupe, B.C. and Jack (Mary Ann) Lefferson of 100 Mile House, B.C.

She was predeceased by her parents, 2 sons, Bob and Claude Lefferson.

Should family and friends so desire, donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army Memorial Fund or the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon.