Doris Alicia Towns

Obituary: Doris Alicia Towns

Clipped from CA, Manitoba, Brandon, Brandon Sun, December 22, 1988

TOWNS: Doris Alicia lt;Do) passedaway peacefully at the Health Sei ences Centre in Winnipeg on l ues day, Dec. 20, 1988, age 64 years, beloved wife of Orville Towns of Killarney. Do, as she was affectionately known to her family and friends will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by her loving husband Orville; two daughters Linda Hampson and husband Brian of Sanford, Man, and their children Angela and David; Janice Pal terson and husband Archie of Win nipeg and their sons Brad and Steve; two sisters Mrs. BessiePritchard of Killarney, Pearl Towns and her husband Prank of Langley, B.C.; one brother Gordon Stacey and his wife Ruby of Killarney and one sister-in-law Mrs. Evelyn Stacey of Brandon. She was predeceased by her parents Richard and Ruth Stacey and one brother Eddie. Doris was born at Holmfield, Man. and grew up in the Clearwater area. She and Orville were married in 1944 and together they farmed in the Holmfield area prior to making their home in Killarney in 1948. Her family was very dear to her and she received much happiness shar ing times with them at her home and at the cottage. Do was well known to many people whom she entertained playing the piano for the Dance Band, The Southwest Manitoba Old Time Fiddlers and the many community functions. She was a member of the Killarney United Church and an active member of the Emerald Rebekah Lodge No. 17 for 25 years. She will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by her family and many, many friends as a very caring, kind and unselfish person. Funeral services will be held at the Killarney United Church on Fri day, Dec. 23 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Tony Maunder officiating. Interment will follow in the Killarney cemetery. Pallbearers will be Messrs. Wayne, Gerry, and Norm Towns, Hugh May, Ron Pritchard and Bill Coder. In lieu of flowers donations in Doris’s memory may be made to the Kidney Foundation of Manitoba, 1315-1 Lombard Place, Winnipeg, Man Killarney Funeral Home in care of arrangements, 523-7791.The kiss of the Sun for pardon,The song of the birds for mirth,One is near God's heart in a gardenThan anywhere else on earth.