Obituary of Marjorie Vokes
Peacefully surrounded by the love of her family, at the Lee Manor Nursing Home in Owen Sound, on Saturday morning, December 16th, 2017. Elsie Marjorie Vokes (nee McConnell), of Owen Sound, at the age of 92 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Kenneth Vokes. Loving mother of Merv Vokes and his wife, Sharon, of Kilsyth and Carolyn Reibeling and her husband, Gary, of Baden. Proud grandmother of Jeff (Courtney), Brent (Jesse), Alex (Shelby), Brittany, Stefanie and great-grandmother of Wyatt, Rhys, Griffin, Lincoln, Adelyn and Hunter. Dear sister of Albert McConnell and Rosalie Moore (Elwood). Predeceased by her parents, Dick and Orvilla McConnell; her siblings, Thelma Genoe (Carm), Gordon McConnell (Eileen), June Cruickshank (Wilmer), Mary McConnell; her son-in-law, Graham Nichol; her in-laws, Irene McConnell, Glen Vokes, Tom Vokes (Roberta), Orville Vokes; her parents-in-law, Ernie and Della Vokes.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 3X8 (519-376-7492) to celebrate Marj’s life with a Memorial Visitation on Tuesday afternoon, December 19th, 2017 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. A Private Graveside Service for Marjorie Vokes will be held at Greenwood Cemetery with Rev. David Shearman officiating. If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Alzheimer Society of Grey-Bruce as an expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca