It is with a deep sense of sorrow and loss our family announces the passing of our mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Billie Jean Elko, of Fort Saskatchewan on December 13, 2021 at the age of 70 after a short battle with cancer.
Jean enjoyed travelling and vacationing with family to many locations such as Europe, Alaska, California, Florida, Las Vegas, Mexico and most recently Banff. She was an avid reader, and also enjoyed spending time painting as well as other arts and crafts, card and board games and family get togethers.
Jean will be forever remembered by her loving family, her son James, granddaughter Jayme-Lynn, James father Blake, sisters Linda, Sharon (Keith), Diane(Mark), nieces Laura(Mazi) and Heather(DJ), nephews Ryan and Michael(Andrea) and many others whos lives she’s touched.
Jean was predeceased by her parents Erma and William and her brother Gary.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the wonderful staff at the Royal Alexander Hospital and Fort Saskatchewan Hospital who cared for Billie Jean during her stay there.
Memorial Donations in memory of Billie Jean can be forwarded directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation 11560 University Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1Z2
Serenity Funeral Service ~ Fort Saskatchewan ~ 780-998-1422