Fairbanks, Beverly “Bev” Joy (nee Wesche) (Lyon)

January 4, 1947 – May 25, 2017
at the age of 70 years

She was predeceased by father Glen Wesche; mother Doris Huget; brother Laurie Wesche; sister Barbara Foster and husband Bob Lyon and is survived by her husband Rob Fairbanks; daughters Stacey (Sheldon) Binnie and Teresa Lyon (Gareth Toller); and grandsons Jesse and Micah Greig as well as numerous nieces and nephews and families.

Bev was born in Slave Lake, AB on January 4, 1947 and grew up in Marysville, BC before moving to White Rock, BC where she met and married Bob Lyon on August 19th, 1971.  They moved to Langley in the mid 70’s, where she lived until February 1993, when she moved to Sorrento. 
In this area, she was mostly known for working at Sorrento Foodland and Nutter’s in Salmon Arm.  Bev was an active member of the Sorrento E-Free church.

After the passing of Bob Lyon in 2005, Bev reconnected with her long lost love from childhood, Rob Fairbanks.  They married on May 4th, 2008 and they moved to Nanaimo, BC. 

A celebration of Bev’s life was held on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Epilepsy Canada http://www.epilepsy.ca/.

1 Comment

  1. I vividly remember Bev , when she lived in Sorrento , married to Bob Lyon and worked at Salmon Arm Nutter’s.
    Rest in Peace Dear Bev . My sincere condolences to the families .

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