Gifford, Barbara Jean

At the Kingston General Hospital on Monday February 25th, 2013. The former Barbara Jean Yates age 84 of Delta. Beloved wife of the late Allan B. Gifford. Dear mother of Marsha Gifford of Delta, Alana Naida ( Ted ) of Brampton and Craig Gifford ( Linda ) of Delta. Sadly missed by 8 grandchildren, Megan, Jessica, Matthew, Loren, Spencer, Mathew, Michael and Lindsay. Also survived by her unofficial adopted son, Jim Crocker ( Helen ) of Orillia. Lifetime friend of Auntie Kack Chant. Beloved companion of Wally Jennings. Predeceased by a brother Guy Yates of Toronto, and by her parents, Ben Yates and the former Lena Garrett.

Relatives and friends may pay their respects at the Judson Funeral Home Athens, on Saturday March 2nd, from 2 pm. until 4 pm. A Celebration of Barb’s life will be held in the chapel at 4 pm. Following the Service, everyone is invited to the Delta United Church Hall for a time of refreshments and fellowship. In memoriams to the Delta Fair Board, Delta United Church or the Delta Baptist Church, will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Visit a Book of Memories at


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