Gladys ELIZABETH PEGDEN

passed away peacefully on Friday, October 17, 2008 at the Central Okanagan Hospice House in Kelowna at the age of 87.  She was the daughter of the late Marion Gordon and William Adney.  She was predeceased by husband Robert and sister Hartill.  Beloved daughter Betty (Ron) West helped her through hard times with her fight with cancer and was with her constantly.  She will be missed by dearly loved grandchildren Debbie (Mark) Parker of Blenheim, Ontario, Shirley-Ann Verkaik of Kamloops, BC, and Robert (Rose) Verkaik of Prince George, BC, great-grandchildren Christopher (Amanda), Nicholas (Sara), Andrew, Amanda, Ashley, Robert and Tiffany, and great-great granddaughter Emma; also sisters Helen Maguire and Billie Godin of Toronto, Ontario and many nieces and nephews.  The family would like to thank Harold Greenlee who has so faithfully been her companion for over five years.  Anyone wishing to remember Betty may do so by donation to Hospice House, 2035 Ethel St., Kelowna, BC V1Y 2Z6 or BC Cancer Foundation, 330 Royal Ave., Kelowna, BC V1Y5L3.