Daisy Forbes died in her home at the Williams Lake Senior’s Village at the age of 101 on July 14, 2014 in Williams Lake, B.C. She was born in the village of Brown Hills Staffordshire England to Nellie (Farmer) and Alfred Jackson December 14, 1912.
She married Chris Forbes May 6, 1940 in Aldershot England. Chris passed away in 1999. Daisy lived independently until about the age of 98.
Daisy was a long term resident of Kelowna BC until she moved closer to her daughter in Williams Lake December 2011. Daisy and her family are grateful for all the loving gentle care she received from the WL Senior’s Village staff over the past year and a half.
She was well loved by her family, too, and will be missed by her daughter, Mary Jean (Midge) Smith and husband Tom of Williams Lake, their daughter Kendra (Smith) Dixson, husband Clinton and their baby, Rylan, of Kelowna. Rylan was born 6 days shy of 100 years of his great grandmother, and Midge and Tom’s son, Craig Smith, and his fiancé, Mara Farwell. She will be missed by her son, Douglas Christopher Forbes, and his wife Lisa (Jackson), Doug’s daughter Kristen (Forbes) Plowe, husband Bryan and children Allison, Norah and Roen of Kamloops, Doug’s son Michael Forbes and Michael’s son Ryder of Victoria, Doug’s daughter Jil Forbes of Vancouver and by Doug’s former wife Karen (Robson) Forbes of Chase.
A Memorial officiated by Reverend Canon Karabelas will be held at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 4619 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC at 2 PM Sunday August 17, 2014. Internment will follow in St. Andrews Cemetery and refreshments will be served in the Church hall after the service.