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Lutheran Church Trinity

Brooks, AB T1R 0E4
(403) 362-4259

Smith Funeral Home

204 3rd Ave W
Brooks, AB T1R 1V4
(403) 362-4636

Brooks AB Obituaries and Funeral Related News

Helen Francis (Lane) Leitch - Yakima Herald-Republic

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Brookside Funeral Home & CrematoryHelen Francis (Lane) Leitch, 85, passed away on November 18, 2017 in The Villages, Florida. Helen was born on November 23, 1931 to William A. and Mary Lane. She graduated with the Yakima class of 1950.She met and married Dick Leitch in November of 1948. They would settle in the Moxee area where they had five children, Dick Jr., Steve, Tami, Dan, and LouAnne. In July of 1963 she married Dennis and they settled in Southern California where their daughter Dina was born. She worked for various doctors in the Orthopedic field until moving north to the Vancouver area and finally moving back to the Yakima area. She spent her last few years with Dina and Bob, first in Windsor, Connecticut and then to the “warmth” of The Villages, Florida.Helen is survived by her children, Dick (Joan) Leitch Jr. of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Tami Bradley of Yakima, Dan (Sandy) Leitch of Selah, LouAnne Leitch of Moxee, and Dina (Bob) Adame of The Villages, Florida; and a daug...

Bessie Lena Traynham -

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Traynham (Janice) and Mr. Richard Traynham (Thalia), all of South Boston; six sisters, Ms. Mildred Traynham of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Ms. Frances Sutphin, Ms. Catherine Traynham, Mrs. Doris Brooks (Curtis), Ms. Lorena Traynham and Ms. Loretta Crews, all of South Boston; four half sisters, Ms. Peggy Callazo of Fayetteville, North Carolina, Ms. Carolyn Clark, Ms. Diane Clark and Ms. Deborah Lovelace, all of South Boston; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.In addition to her parents, Bessie was preceded in death by one son, Mr. Douglas Traynham, one half-sister, Ms. Shirley Ferguson, and two half-brothers, Mr. Robert Lee Garland and Mr. Larry Garland.Funeral services for Ms. Bessie Lena Traynham will be held Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. William Avon Keen officiating.Burial will follow in Rose Garden Cemetery.Public viewing for family and friends will be Friday, Sept. 15, 2017, from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home.The family will receive friends at 905 Webster Street, South Boston and at 200 Hamilton Blvd., Apt. 16A, South Boston.Funeral arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.Let's block ads! (Why?)...

Jesse Willard Barksdale Sr. -

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Winston Barksdale and William Barksdale.The family would like to send a special thank you to the wonderful and thoughtful care from Sheila Brooks, Alisa Crawley and Jennifer Barksdale.The family received friends Sunday, July 30, 2017, at Brooks Lyon Funeral Home from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.Funeral services for Mr. Barksdale were held Sunday, July 30, 2017, at 3 p.m. at Brooks Lyon Betty B. Jones Chapel with the Rev. Dan Ward officiating.Burial followed in Halifax Memorial Gardens. The family requests those wishing to give memorials to consider Sentara Halifax Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592.Let's block ads! (Why?)...

Kenneth Brooks

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family at Markham Stouffville Hospital on May 2nd 2017 at the age of 85. Beloved husband of the late Sheila Brooks (2013). Loved father of Rosalie O’Brien (Tony), Michael (Gay) and Ted (Tracy). Cherished grandfather of Kyle (Heather), Cristin (Jon), Bryan, Caitlin, Colin, Wesley and Faith and loving great grandfather of Simon, Tegan and Macklin. Survived and remembered by his sister Patricia Pegg, pre-deceased by his sister Barbara. Ken will be greatly missed by his dear friend Joyce McLean. Fondly remembered by his nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Ken touched many lives through his many years of service in the community and will be remembered for his great love for nature and the outdoors. Visitation will be held at Barnes Memorial Funeral Home 5295 Thickson Rd. N. Whitby on Monday May 8th from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00. Members of the Kinoven Rebekah Lodge 353 and Brooklin Beethoven Oddfellows Lodge #165 are asked to assemble at the funeral home Monday evening at 6:30 for service. A memorial service honouring Ken’s life will be held in the Barnes Chapel Tuesday...

Brooks-Lyon wins business of year, Ryan Garrett person of year -

Friday, April 21, 2017

Halifax County Chamber of Commerce took a nod toward its ongoing goal of community service in recognizing Brooks-Lyon Funeral Home as Business of the Year and Ryan Garrett of Edward Jones Investments as Business Person of the Year during its 62nd annual meeting held at The Prizery on Thursday.Brooks-Lyon Funeral Home has made a “remarkable transformation in downtown South Boston, as well as a significant investment in Halifax County,” said Kenneth Hodges in presenting the Business of the Year award.“This business works very closely with Destination Downtown to promote the main street area community. It supports chamber functions, and its staff serves on chamber committees.“The entire staff of this business shows utmost care and comfort to clients from the moment they enter their premises until they leave.”Mike Lyon of Brooks-Lyon Funeral Home said it was a privilege to be part of the community.“I cannot tell you what it’s meant to Jane and I to be in Halifax County,” said Lyon. “We have lived in this community for 32 years, even though we sleep in Clarksville,” said Lyon, adding he wasn’t...

A reflective Father Bob Haggarty looks back on his time in Lillooet - Bridge River Lillooet News

Thursday, April 12, 2018

I said to the seniors, ‘If you can’t get along with the Catholics, you’re free to leave!’” It should be noted the seniors have not gone anywhere. Originally from Alberta, Father Bob was ordained in 1971 as a priest in the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI). The Order was founded in 1816 and has had a presence in British Columbia since 1858. The apostolic Oblates focused on outreach to remote and/or wilderness areas, which B.C. was at the time of the Gold Rush. “The Oblates were there, right at the beginning of the colonization of B.C.,” adds Father Bob, who says those early priests were so young that they were described as altar boys. He can quote the early history of the Oblates in B.C. chapter and verse, but is also fascinated by Canadian military history. He says that’s related to one of his mother’s brothers, who went overseas with the RCAF during the Second World War and was killed in action. “My mother had all these letters and pictures but had no time to organize them. But I thought, ‘If we don’t value his contributions, who’s going to?’ He sacrificed his life for this country, so I felt I owed him that and so I took every photo and every scrap of paper and put them in order.” After he began living here, Father Bob became intrigued by the history of local veterans, particularly the “Boys of Lillooet” whose names are inscribed on the cenotaph on the lawn outside the District Office. “I said to myself, ‘Who are you? Who are you?’” He then spent years researching their lives and eventually produced two volumes (World War One and World War Two) of priceless biographical material - old black and white and sepia photos, precious personal letters written from the front lines, military records and his own conversations with their siblings and other family members - that preserves the memory of the “Boys of Lillooet” for posterity. “Those fellows grew up here, lived within a five or 10-mile radius of downtown Lillooet and they never came back,” he says softly. “I thought they should be remembered and we should be proud of them.” Father Bob believes “history is made up of local people. It’s more than what Prince Charles has done. It’s people who are walking down the street. There’s history there, too.” He continues, “And it’s a good story if you go back and find out what happened. I remember hearing an interview with Mark Forsythe on the CBC and he was coming to Lytton for a public forum on the Gold Rush. It was also about the opening up of the Lillooet area and it was an eye-opener, too. I believe in history and I like to know history. I think the history of Lillooet makes you appreciate the place where you live. And for visitors, so much of B.C.’s history took place within a half mile of here.” He says, “Sometimes I’ll go down to Seton Lake and just sit there and I’ll ask people who are visiting for the day if they know where they are and what happened here. It makes it more interesting for them if they know some of the local history.” Father Bob acknowledges he’s “dealing with the reality of being a senior” and some health challenges involving his eyesight, but hopes to continue living here. “Why would I want to leave Lillooet?” he asks. “The environment here...

Calgary murder victim Nadia El-Dib laid to rest on Easter Sunday -

Thursday, April 12, 2018

RCMP officer was injured after a shootout west of Edmonton near Evansburg, Alta. on Thursday night.WATCH: Mason Davis captured this audio from a police scanner during the tense moments when an Alberta RCMP officer was shot and a murder suspect killed west of Edmonton near Evansburg.It started when RCMP said an officer spotted a man who was believed to be wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, and a chase began after he failed to stop his vehicle.In the confrontation that followed, police say the suspect was killed and the RCMP officer suffered minor injuries. Sgt. Brian Topham, 59, was airlifted to hospital in Edmonton after a bullet grazed his head. He was released on Sunday.READ MORE: Evansburg RCMP officer recovering after shootout with murder suspect west of EdmontonLet's block ads! (Why?)...

Conservation group says Alberta grizzly, Bear 148, shot dead in BC - CTV News

Thursday, April 12, 2018

PM EDT EDMONTON -- Conservationists are mourning the death of a female grizzly bear that had been moved from a popular area west of Calgary this summer to a remote park in northwest Alberta. Stephen Legault of the Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative said Bear 148 was shot by a hunter on Sunday after wandering into British Columbia from its new home. Legault said the bear was just becoming old enough to have cubs. "What is really sad is that we have lost the potential that this grizzly bear represented for the further recovery of the threatened species in Alberta," he said Wednesday. He noted that grizzly bears are often killed after being struck on highways and by trains. "The fact that this bear was killed by a hunter illustrates the fact that there are many threats to these animals." The B.C. government plans to ban the killing of grizzly bears for trophy, but not until after this hunting season. Parks Canada and the Alberta government later confirmed the death of Bear 148. "This outcome underlines the need for more collaboration across jurisdictions to co-ordinate wildlife and people management at a landscape level," Parks Canada said in an email. Bear 148 was moved in July from its range near Banff and Canmore, Alta., to Kakwa Wildland Park. The bear never hurt anyone but had gotten too close to people dozens of times since it was born in the Banff National Park a...