Mrs. Margaret Davies, late of Abbotsford, passed away on Friday, August 8, 2003 in her 92nd year at MSA Hospital.

Margaret was born to Frederick and Mary Ann Fooks in Kilgard (Upper Sumas) on September 7, 1911. She was raised there and attended school at Musselwhite. She married Gordon Davies in 1930, at the Clayburn Church. Upon Gordon’s passing in 1952, Margaret, along with her two sons, moved to Clayburn where she worked at Cooper’s Store (now Clayburn Store). She then moved to Abbotsford in the 1960’s where she retired, as a cook, from the Bakerview Rest Home in 1975. She then spent many years travelling the world and was also very active wih walking and doing ceramics. For the past 9 years, Margaret had resided at the Menno Home where she developed many friendships with other residents and staff.

She is survived by two daughters-in-law Ruth Davies and Iris Davies; four grandchildren; Patricia (Donald) Skjolde, Pearl (Kevin) Mills Bailee/Cindy (Rod) Edward, and Bob (Michelle) Davies; six great grandchildren; Kenneth and Travis Skjolde, Curtis and Matthew Kleebaum, Shane (Erica) and Brittany Davies, and many nieces, nephews and other relatives. She will also be rememberd by her special friend Peggy Conroy.

Margaret was predeceeased by her husband Gordon, two sons, Bill and Tom, grandson Thom, brother Fred Fooks and sister Dorothy Walters.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 13, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. from the Chapel of Henderson’s Fraser Valley Funeral Home, 34537 Marshall Road (at Sumas Way), with Reverend Ben Taylor officiating.

Interment will be held at Hazelwood Cemetery, followed by a reception back at Henderson’s Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Margaret’s memory to the Clayburn Heritage Fund.


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