Lois Elaine Torres, 66 peacefully passed away in her sleep June 17, 2013, at her Longview home.
She was born to Irving F. Bayley and Ruth Kimber July 5, 1946 in Spokane.
Lois was an active member of New Life Fellowship and served as a Sunday school teacher for more than 20 years. She also ministered to people by visiting those who were in the hospital and organized meals for people who were ill or had lost a loved one. Lois enjoyed cooking, laughing and spending time with her grandchildren. She had a heart full of love and anyone who came her way received a hug and an “I love you.” She was a pillar of strength and a great example of her Lord’s grace an compassion.
Lois is survived by her husband of 40 years, Rick Torres; three children, Laurie (Yves) Vors, John (Darcy) Torres and Cara (Jerome) Warner; eight grandchildren, Emilie Vors, Deven Torres, Matthew Chenoweth, Jake Torres, Micah Chenoweth, Jade Vors, Abigail Warner and Ethan Warner; five siblings, Irving Bayley, Janet Burton, Mark Bayley, Steve Bayley and Dan Jack; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was proceeded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Gladys (Jack) Bayley and a stepbrother, Allen Jack.
A celebration of her life is planned for 2 p.m. Tuesday at New Life Fellowship with Pastor Tony Ward officiating. Viewings are planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Steele Chapel. Private interment will take place at Longview Memorial Park.
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